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Knights of Columbus - Latest News
Aug 31, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Knights of Columbus have pledged to donate $150,000 to a Louisiana diocese badly hit by Hurricane Laura.
Aug 20, 2020 - 05:35 pm .- After some caucus meetings at the Democratic National Convention omitted the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, the Knights of Columbus told CNA the words represent a fundamental American belief, and said the group is proud of its role in their addition to the pledge.
Aug 6, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The Knights of Columbus announced a new initiative Thursday to report on Christian persecution in Nigeria, where at least 60,000 Christians have been killed in the past two decades.
Aug 5, 2020 - 04:37 pm .- The Knights of Columbus announced plans to create a new pilgrimage center for visitors to encounter the spirituality of the order’s founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, who is set to be beatified in October.
Aug 4, 2020 - 12:11 pm .- The 138th annual convention of the Knights of Columbus begins today— the first in the  organization’s history to not be held in-person.
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:08 pm .- Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has announced. 
Jun 16, 2020 - 01:10 pm .- When the Schachle family of Dickson, Tennessee, needed a saint - and a miracle - they called on Fr. Michael McGivney.
Jun 4, 2020 - 06:10 pm .- The Knights of Columbus have announced a forthcoming novena for an end to racism, as Catholic fraternal organizations urge prayer and justice amid burgeoning civic unrest that began with the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed while being arrested May 25.
May 19, 2020 - 05:00 pm .- The St. Scholastica Council 14485 of the Knights of Columbus thought they were doing a routine community service project: clearing out vegetation at a summer camp. They did not expect to stumble upon a long-forgotten shrine to the Virgin Mary. 
Feb 19, 2020 - 12:00 am .- A multitude of photos and copies of historic records enliven a new history of the largest Catholic men’s organization in the world, “The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History,” to be released in March.
Feb 16, 2020 - 06:55 pm .- The longest serving Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus died Saturday at 89.
Feb 10, 2020 - 06:28 am .- Pope Francis on Monday met Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and members of the Knights of Columbus supreme council, praising the organization’s charitable work in Rome and in defense of life.
Jan 31, 2020 - 07:11 pm .- The Knights of Columbus has announced a major revision to its longtime initiation ceremonies and for the first time will open them to the public, saying the changes are needed to become more appealing to prospective members and to respond to a “crisis” in church membership.
Jan 22, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- Americans favor returning abortion restrictions to the states, favor a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and are favorable to voting for politicians who would restrict abortion. This is according to a survey that finds unexpected support for these policies among those who self-identify as pro-choice.
Nov 20, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up tents for distributing new puffy winter coats, as well as snacks, socks and water, to homeless people.
Nov 15, 2019 - 04:28 pm .- The U.S. bishops and the Knights of Columbus have professed their solidarity with the people of Iraq and Lebanon, telling the Catholic patriarchs of the region that they are praying and working for peace and security.
Sep 13, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A federal jury concluded Thursday that the Knights of Columbus breached a verbal contract with a technology company that hoped to become a “designated vendor” for local councils and other organizations connected to the Catholic fraternal organization. The jury awarded plaintiff UKnight Interactive $500,000, far less than the $100 million its lawsuit petitioned for.
Aug 26, 2019 - 05:25 pm .- Jury selection began Monday in a lawsuit that accuses the Knights of Columbus of violating a verbal contract with a vendor who claims that the Knights of Columbus inflate their membership numbers, and have destroyed his business.
Aug 7, 2019 - 03:42 pm .- Kendrick Castillo, an 18 year-old who died in May while helping disarm a school shooter in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, was honored by the Knights of Columbus on Tuesday night with the Caritas Medal.
Aug 5, 2019 - 12:18 pm .- Ahead of its annual convention this week, the Knights of Columbus announced August 1 that it donated more than $185 million to charity in 2018.

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