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Apr 16, 2015, 13:10 ET

Assisted Suicide Bills Fail in Several States as Poll Shows Little Support and Major Concerns

As assisted suicide failed to pass in state legislatures across the country this year, a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus found...

Apr 13, 2015, 17:48 ET

Former Swiss Guard Says Jubilee Year of Mercy a Fruit of St. John Paul's Teachings

 A former Swiss Guard who has penned a memoir on the leadership qualities of St. John Paul II says the Extraordinary Year of Mercy declared by...

Apr 02, 2015, 15:54 ET

Documentary on St. John Paul II and America to Air on PBS, Catholic and Spanish TV

A new documentary on St. John Paul II and his relationship with North and South America will screen this month on PBS-affiliated stations and EWTN,...

Mar 24, 2015, 12:15 ET

Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors Announces Faith-Based Investment Solutions

The newly created Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors announced today the creation of four faith-based investment solutions specifically designed to...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:03 ET

Knights of Columbus Named as a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for 2nd Year

The Knights of Columbus announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the...

Feb 26, 2015, 12:54 ET

Knights of Columbus Donate $400,000 for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine

As the violent conflict in Ukraine continues to create an enormous humanitarian disaster in the freezing winter months, the Knights of Columbus is...

Feb 17, 2015, 12:57 ET

Story of Triumph Airing on Denver's KBDI Helps Mark 5 Years Since Haitian Earthquake

An award-winning documentary about hope and healing in the midst of horrific tragedy will air in Denver on Saturday, Feb. 21, at 4 p.m.,...

Feb 05, 2015, 17:53 ET
First Steps: Prosthetist Adam Finnieston helps three-year-old Anaika Pierre takes her first steps on two legs a year after Haiti's 2010 earthquake. She was fitted with a new prosthetic leg at the Knights of Columbus--funded facility in Port-au-Prince.

CPTV4U to Help Mark 5 Years Since Haitian Earthquake With Story of Triumph

An award-winning documentary about hope and healing in the midst of horrific tragedy will air on CPTV4U, a Connecticut PBS station and affiliate of...

Jan 28, 2015, 13:01 ET

Player in Sunday's Big Game Takes Time for Special Olympics in Phoenix

A gathering of Special Olympics athletes Tuesday was animated by the presence of a Seattle Seahawks player and an NFL Hall of Famer who both...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:51 ET

Americans Strongly Opposed to Taxpayer Funding of Abortion

Nearly seven in 10 Americans — including millennials (aged 18-32) and women — are opposed to taxpayer funding of abortion. The findings...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:05 ET
Eighty-four percent of Americans would limit abortion to, at most, first three months of pregnancy, according to a new 2015 Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll. This includes almost 7 in 10 Americans who self-identify as "pro-choice."

84% of Americans Would Ban Abortion after 3 Months of Pregnancy

The vast majority of Americans are still very uncomfortable with abortion, according to a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll. The survey finds...

Jan 10, 2015, 10:01 ET

Pope Meets Haitian Amputee Athletes at Conference Marking Five Years Since Haiti's Earthquake

Three young  Haitian men who survived the Haitian earthquake of 2010 were received today at the Vatican by Pope Francis along with attendees...

Jan 08, 2015, 14:42 ET

Story of Triumph Airing on PBS Helps Mark Five Years Since Haitian Earthquake

 An award-winning documentary about hope and healing in the midst of horrific tragedy will air on several PBS stations this month, marking five...

Jan 07, 2015, 16:04 ET

Knights of Columbus Sets Insurance Record for 14th Consecutive Year

The Knights of Columbus recorded its 14th consecutive year of growth in insurance sales in 2014 with $8.24 billion in new life insurance sold. The...

Jan 07, 2015, 11:27 ET

K of C to Host Haitian Amputee Athletes at Vatican Conference Called by Pope Francis

Three young men who exemplify the hope and healing that have been achieved against great odds since Haiti's 2010 earthquake will attend a Vatican...

Dec 22, 2014, 16:44 ET

Knights of Columbus Help the Hungry with $100,000 Christmas Gift to Food Bank

 The Knights of Columbus is donating $100,000 to assist the Connecticut Food Bank in providing meals to those in need during the Christmas...

Nov 28, 2014, 10:56 ET

Black Friday to Feature Gift of Coats to Connecticut Children

 As many head out to shop today, hundreds of area children will receive a free and much needed gift as the Knights of Columbus distribute new...

Nov 24, 2014, 13:34 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 19, 2014, 12:43 ET

Knights of Columbus Sends $2.2 Million to Christian Refugees in Iraq and Syria

The Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief fund has donated $2.2 million to help displaced Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious...

Oct 13, 2014, 11:31 ET

Haitian Story of Triumph and Survival Featured at NYC Independent 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 NYC...