News from knights of columbus A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 23, 2016, 17:12 ET

Majority of Hispanic Americans Support Abortion Restrictions According to New Marist Poll

 Among Hispanic Americans, 6 in 10 (60 percent) say abortion should be limited to – at most – cases of rape, incest or to save the...

Jan 21, 2016, 10:42 ET
More than 8 in 10 Americans - including 66 percent of those who are pro-choice - support substantial restrictions on abortion, according to a survey conducted by The Marist Poll and released this week.

Marist Poll: 57% Say Limit Abortion to Cases of Rape, Incest, or Saving a Mother's Life

Nearly 6 in 10 Americans (57 percent) say abortion should be limited to – at most – cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the...

Jan 19, 2016, 10:14 ET

Going Beyond Labels, New Marist Poll Shows Consensus on Abortion Limits

As the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade approaches, a strong majority of Americans — including a majority of those who consider themselves...

Dec 31, 2015, 08:15 ET

Majority of Americans - And Candidates of Both Parties - Say Christians Face Genocide in Middle East

By a wide margin, most Americans agree with the presidential candidates of both parties in calling ISIS' atrocities against Christians in the...

Dec 15, 2015, 09:42 ET

By Wide Margin Americans Say ISIS' Targeting of Christians and Other Religious Minorities is Genocide

 A new nationwide survey conducted by Marist Poll finds that Americans are well aware of ISIS' atrocities against Christians and other...

Dec 09, 2015, 11:22 ET

Testimony Calls for Policy Changes to Protect Christians and other Minorities in the Middle East

In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization, Carl Anderson, CEO and...

Dec 07, 2015, 11:10 ET

Experts Urge State Department Not to Exclude Christians from Middle Eastern Genocide Declaration

 Christians must not be excluded from a finding of genocide in the Middle East, according to a letter sent today to Secretary of State John...

Dec 04, 2015, 15:21 ET

Experts Urge State Department Not to Exclude Christians from Middle Eastern Genocide Declaration

 Christians must not be excluded from a finding of genocide in the Middle East, according to a letter sent today to Secretary of State John...

Nov 25, 2015, 14:14 ET

Connecticut Knights of Columbus to Distribute Coats for Kids on 'Black Friday'

 As many head out to shop on the day after Thanksgiving, hundreds of area children will receive a free and much-needed gift as the Knights of...

Nov 20, 2015, 15:16 ET
Deputy Supreme Knight Logan Ludwig presents a $20,000 check from the Knights of Columbus to Connecticut Food Bank Interim CEO Paul O'Leary at the organization's Wallingford, Conn. headquarters. The Knights' donation will provide Thanksgiving meals to needy families across the state.

Knights of Columbus Gift Helps Connecticut Food Bank Make Thanksgiving Special

The Knights of Columbus has donated $20,000 to assist the Connecticut Food Bank in providing Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need. "With food...

Nov 19, 2015, 13:31 ET
Ad, which ran this week in Roll Call, Politico, and The Hill, highlights Christian fear of genocide in Middle Eastern refugee camps.

Ad Highlights Christian Fear of Genocide in Middle Eastern Refugee Camps

Despite the promise of safe harbor, fleeing Middle Eastern Christians continue to fear the ongoing genocide — even in refugee camps —...

Nov 19, 2015, 11:58 ET

Knights of Columbus Support Annual Day of Giving in New Haven

The Knights of Columbus will support a food distribution program led by New Haven-based ministry His Divine Fellowship on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9...

Nov 17, 2015, 10:00 ET
Shown from left to right: Kevin Hartigan, CRS regional director for Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia; Supreme Knight Carl Anderson; CRS CEO Carolyn Woo; Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, OK; and Joan Rosenhauer, CRS executive vice president of U.S. operations.

Knights of Columbus Sponsors CRS to Help Educate Middle Eastern Refugees

 The Knights of Columbus, the world's largest Catholic fraternal organization, has donated $500,000 to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to...

Oct 28, 2015, 16:21 ET

Local Police Announce 'Coats For Kids' Partnership With Knights Of Columbus

Osseo, Maple Grove, Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center Police Departments announce a partnership with the Knights of Columbus to get brand new...

Oct 20, 2015, 08:15 ET

Pope's Catholic Values Resonate with Americans Even on Controversial Issues

 A new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll finds that Americans embraced Pope Francis as a result of his visit — both in terms of their...

Oct 16, 2015, 13:43 ET

Sale alle stelle il favore degli americani per il Papa dopo la visita del Pontefice negli Stati Uniti

 Un sondaggio condotto per i Knights of Columbus da Marist ha registrato una reazione estremamente positiva al viaggio negli Stati Uniti...

Oct 16, 2015, 08:00 ET

Pope's Favorability among Americans Soars Following His Visit to the United States

 A new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll finds that Americans reacted very positively to Pope Francis' visit last month. The survey found that...

Oct 07, 2015, 10:36 ET

New Documentary on Our Lady of Guadalupe to Air on ABC This Fall

 A new documentary film narrated by actor Jim Caviezel offers original insights into the details, story and impact of the 16th century...

Oct 02, 2015, 11:25 ET

Former Papal Secretary to Help Dedicate Altar at Saint John Paul II Shrine

 The main altar at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington will be dedicated today, Friday, Oct. 2, at 3 p.m. with the help of the...

Sep 27, 2015, 12:47 ET

Knights of Columbus Donate Printing Service for Papal Mass in Philadelphia

 The Knights of Columbus are actively assisting with Pope Francis' trip to the United States in a variety of ways, including the...