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May 31, 2017, 09:00 ET Knights of Columbus Launches Ad Campaign as Middle Eastern Christians Face Crisis

With Christians facing increased pressure in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus has launched a nationwide digital and television ad campaign...


May 25, 2017, 11:29 ET Knights of Columbus Urges Public to Help Iraqi Christians as Humanitarian Crisis Looms

Following the shared concerns about Christians in the Middle East expressed by Pope Francis and President Trump at their recent meeting, the...


May 04, 2017, 17:10 ET Statement of Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson on President Trump's May 4 executive order on religious liberty

"We applaud President Trump's executive order on religious liberty. While there is still work to be done to restore the reverence for...


Apr 03, 2017, 15:31 ET Carl Anderson Applauds Senate Judiciary Committee's Vote, Calls on Full Senate to Confirm Neil Gorsuch

We applaud the vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee to send this highly qualified judge to the Senate floor, and we now urge every senator to...


Mar 28, 2017, 14:53 ET New Documentary on International Catholic Youth Gathering Coming to US

An inspiring new documentary, World Youth Day Kraków: A Pilgrimage of Mercy, will enable American viewers to share in the experience of young...


Mar 14, 2017, 09:32 ET Knights of Columbus Gives Nearly $2 million to Aid Syrian and Iraqi Christian Refugees

A year after the U.S. Congress and State Department declared that ISIS was committing genocide against Christians and other religious minorities,...


Mar 08, 2017, 09:48 ET Knights of Columbus Urges Prayer at Crucial Juncture for Middle Eastern Christians

Noting that 2017 may be "the decisive year in determining whether many Christian communities throughout the Middle East will continue to exist,"...


Mar 03, 2017, 10:00 ET Knights of Columbus Support Victims of Church Bombing in Egypt

Given the ongoing needs of those affected by the bombing of St Peter's Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo on 11 December 2016, which claimed the lives...


Mar 01, 2017, 12:50 ET Knights of Columbus Helps New Orleans Rebound from Tornadoes

The Knights of Columbus has taken a hands-on role in assisting those affected by the tornadoes that devastated a portion of New Orleans on Feb. 7....


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...