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Sep 16, 2014, 14:42 ET

Statement of Supreme Knight Carl Anderson on the GAO Report's Finding of Taxpayer Funding of Abortion under ObamaCare

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson released the following statement in light of the Government Accounting Office's report: "Health...

Sep 09, 2014, 14:16 ET

Public Donations Add $1 Million to Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief Fund

 In just over three weeks, the Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief initiative has raised more than $1 million in public donations for...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:04 ET

Haitian Amputees' Story of Triumph and Survival Featured at DocMiami International Film Festival

A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the...

Sep 03, 2014, 11:41 ET

Knights of Columbus Surpasses $95 Billion of Life Insurance In Force

The Knights of Columbus surpassed $95 billion of life insurance in force in August, marking the latest milestone for the company, which has...

Aug 26, 2014, 11:45 ET

Haitian Amputees' Story of Triumph and Survival to Premiere at Portland Film Festival

documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the...

Aug 12, 2014, 11:06 ET

Knights of Columbus Announces Fund to Help Christians Threatened with Extinction in Iraq

The Knights of Columbus announced today that is establishing a fund to assist those – particularly...

Aug 07, 2014, 19:24 ET

Canadian Knights of Columbus Stand Out at 132nd International Convention

Cardinal Lacroix gives keynote to approximately 2,000 participants and prelates in Orlando ORLANDO, FL, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Knights of...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:48 ET

Major Relic of St. John Paul II to Visit Orlando

An important relic of St. John Paul II will be available for veneration at Orlando's Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe...

Aug 05, 2014, 17:47 ET

Supreme Knight's Report Highlights K of C's Charity, Growth & Commitment to the Faith

The Knights of Columbus has set a new record in charitable giving, is continuing to experience membership growth, and has established a new council...

Aug 05, 2014, 14:52 ET

Pope Francis Commends Knights of Columbus' Charity, Support for Religious Freedom

In a letter of greeting to the Knights of Columbus, Pope Francis praised the organization's charitable works and encouraged the Knights to continue...

Aug 04, 2014, 10:41 ET

Knights of Columbus 132nd International Convention to Open in Orlando Aug. 5

 The Knights of Columbus will open its 132nd annual international convention on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the Orlando World Center Marriott. The...

Jul 16, 2014, 12:34 ET

Major Relic of St. John Paul II to Visit Philadelphia

An important relic of St. John Paul II will be available for veneration at Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday,...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Major Relic of St. John Paul II to Visit St. Patrick's in New York

An important relic of St. John Paul II will be available for veneration at New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral on Saturday, July 12, and Sunday,...

Jun 24, 2014, 17:37 ET

Knights of Columbus Earns Top Rating from A.M. Best for 39th Consecutive Year

Citing the Knights of Columbus' strong presence in Catholic communities and its members' loyalty, ratings agency A.M. Best reaffirmed the K...

Jun 18, 2014, 09:13 ET

Major Relic of St. John Paul II to Visit Boston This Month

Beginning its national tour, an important relic of St. John Paul II will make its first stop in Boston at Holy Cross Cathedral on Saturday, June...

Jun 12, 2014, 13:52 ET

Knights of Columbus Sets Record for Charity in 2013

 The Knights of Columbus set a new all-time record for charitable donations and service hours in 2013 while helping in communities worldwide,...

Jun 09, 2014, 12:07 ET

Documentary on Venerable Servant of God Father Michael McGivney Now Available on DVD

A documentary on the life of the young Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus is now available on DVD. The film previously aired on...

May 14, 2014, 16:22 ET

Knights of Columbus Supporting Archdiocese for Military Services Pilgrimage to Lourdes for Wounded Troops

 More than 125 wounded or disabled troops and veterans, family members, chaplains and support staff will join other U.S. pilgrims in a visit to...

May 08, 2014, 11:44 ET

Mass in Thanksgiving for New Saints to Conclude at Saint John Paul II National Shrine

An internationally televised solemn Mass of thanksgiving for the canonizations of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII will be celebrated at noon on...

Apr 27, 2014, 13:10 ET
New name for the new saint. Knights of Columbus Deputy Supreme Knight Logan Ludwig unveils a new sign for the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington D.C. with the help of Shrine Director Patrick Kelly and the Rev. Gregory Gresko, shrine chaplain. Formerly the shrine of Blessed John Paul II, the name upgrade followed by just a few hours the canonization of Pope John Paul, along with that of Pope John XXIII, in Rome. It is among the first places in the world to bear the name of "St John Paul II." (PRNewsFoto/Knights of Columbus)

National Shrine Among First Sites in World to Bear the Name "St. John Paul II"

Just a few hours after Pope John Paul II was declared a saint by Pope Francis in Rome on April 27, the U.S. shrine dedicated to his life and legacy...