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Feb 01, 2017, 15:26 ET Marist Poll: Majority Wants Swift Action on Constitutionally Rigorous SCOTUS Nominee

A recent survey conducted by The Marist Poll and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus has found overwhelming support for the swift nomination of a...


Jan 31, 2017, 20:50 ET Statement of Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson on Judge Neil Gorsuch's Nomination to the United States Supreme Court

We applaud the president's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States. From his writings and his record it...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:00 ET Americans Support Supreme Court Ruling to Restrict Abortion, Oppose Taxpayer Funding

Significant majorities of Americans oppose the use of tax dollars to fund abortions and want the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of abortion...


Jan 09, 2017, 09:34 ET New Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Want SCOTUS Nominees Who Apply Constitution as Originally Written

A new poll conducted by The Marist Poll, and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, has found overwhelming support for the swift nomination of a...


Jan 06, 2017, 13:02 ET Knights of Columbus Announces Novena for National Unity Prior to Inauguration

As America prepares to welcome a new president, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other Catholics to pray a Novena for National...


Dec 23, 2016, 11:17 ET Knights of Columbus Donates $170,000 to Connecticut Charities During Christmas Season

A local veteran and his family will soon receive a new home, the Connecticut Food Bank will be able to serve tens of thousands more meals, and...


Dec 22, 2016, 13:15 ET By 20-Points, Majority of Americans Prefer 'Merry Christmas' to 'Happy Holidays'

By 20 percentage points, a majority of Americans prefer "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays." A strong majority also associates the meaning of the...


Dec 20, 2016, 12:22 ET Poll Shows Majority of Americans - Including Californians - in Favor of Columbus Day

Most Americans – including a majority of Californians – have a positive view of Christopher Columbus and support the holiday in his honor,...


Dec 12, 2016, 15:26 ET 'Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism' Wins Emmy Awards

Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism received two Emmy awards on Saturday, Dec. 3, from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of...


Nov 15, 2016, 09:00 ET During Year of Mercy, Documentary Highlights Transformative Power of Forgiveness

"The Face of Mercy," a new Knights of Columbus documentary that tells personal stories about the impact of God's mercy on people's lives, is airing...


Oct 21, 2016, 14:40 ET Knights of Columbus CEO Issues Statement on Liberation of Towns in Iraq's Nineveh Plain

Carl Anderson, the CEO of the Knights of Columbus and a leader in national and international efforts to aid and advocate for the victims of...


Oct 19, 2016, 09:14 ET Knights of Columbus Urges Prayer in Run-Up to Election

As the election nears, the Knights of Columbus is urging its members and other Catholic Americans to pray. The prayer will be in the form of a...


Oct 18, 2016, 18:14 ET The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest Chapter, nominates Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism for five Emmy awards

CHICAGO, Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Chicago/Midwest Chapter, nominated Liberating a...


Oct 14, 2016, 11:53 ET Documentary on How God's Mercy Transforms Lives to Air on ABC Affiliates

"The Face of Mercy," a new Knights of Columbus documentary that uses personal accounts to highlight the impact of God's mercy on people's lives,...


Oct 13, 2016, 07:30 ET Knights' CEO Calls for US Aid and Equal Rights for Genocide Survivors in Middle East

Peace in the Middle East is helped by the presence of Christians within a pluralistic society in which they are full and equal citizens, said...


Oct 10, 2016, 14:00 ET Carl Anderson and Knights of Columbus to Receive Path to Peace Award

The 2016 Path to Peace Award will be presented to the Knights of Columbus and Supreme Knight Carl Anderson by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, apostolic...


Sep 09, 2016, 14:06 ET Original Canonization Portrait of Mother Teresa to be Displayed at St. Patrick's Cathedral Mass on Saturday

The official canonization portrait of St. Teresa of Calcutta will be placed in the sanctuary of St. Patrick's Cathedral for a Mass of thanksgiving...


Aug 29, 2016, 18:01 ET I Cavalieri di Colombo fanno una donazione di 50.000 $ a sostegno degli aiuti per il terremoto in Italia

I fondi saranno dati a Papa Francesco per assistere i bambini colpiti I Cavalieri di Colombo faranno una donazione di 50.000 $ al Santo Padre...


Aug 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Knights of Columbus Helps Louisiana Respond to Horrific Flooding

 The Knights of Columbus has taken a leadership role in assisting those affected by flooding in and around Baton Rouge, providing both active...


Aug 02, 2016, 23:01 ET Little Sisters of the Poor Receive Knights of Columbus' Highest Award

 For their example of Christian service to the poor and the dying, and for their commitment to their Catholic beliefs even in the face of...


Aug 02, 2016, 14:34 ET Pope Commends Knights of Columbus' Refugee Work, Missionary Spirit

In a letter of greeting to the Knights of Columbus (K of C), Pope Francis praised the organization for its charity, especially on behalf of...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:21 ET Knights of Columbus Donate Service Hours Valued at $1.7 Billion

The Knights of Columbus set a new all-time record last year for charitable donations worldwide with $175,079,192 in donations and more than 73.5...


Jul 25, 2016, 12:47 ET K of C-Sponsored Mercy Centre Brings Important English Language Programming to WYD Pilgrims at Tauron Arena Krakow

 Two of the major themes of Kraków's history are Divine Mercy and religious freedom. Both of these themes – along with others...


Jul 25, 2016, 07:50 ET As Party Platforms Raise Issue of Genocide against Christians, New Commercial Airs

A new commercial airing nationally during both parties' conventions picks up on a theme considered in both party's platforms: the plight of...


Jul 25, 2016, 00:01 ET New K of C-Marist Poll Finds Americans Strongly Support Abortion Restrictions

 Americans remain strongly supportive of abortion restrictions, despite this summer's Supreme Court decision overturning a Texas law that...