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Aug 28, 2015, 10:33 ET

Though Most Know Little About Him, Pope Viewed Favorably by Americans

 With Pope Francis visiting the United States in just under a month, a newly released Knights of Columbus-Marist poll shows the pope is...

Aug 28, 2015, 10:32 ET

On Eve of Papal Visit, Poll Finds Practicing Catholics Support Church Teaching

On the eve of Pope Francis' visit to the United States, a new Knights of Columbus-Marist poll reveals that practicing Catholics approve of Pope...

Aug 24, 2015, 13:15 ET

Knights of Columbus Earns Top Rating From A.M. Best for 40th Consecutive Year

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

Aug 14, 2015, 18:29 ET

Mass Marks the Anniversary of Death of Knights of Columbus Founder

Marking the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, hundreds of admirers gathered at St. Mary's Church in New...

Aug 13, 2015, 08:09 ET

Founder of Knights of Columbus to be Honored on the 125th Anniversary of His Death

 A Mass to mark the 125th anniversary of the death of Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus and a candidate...

Aug 06, 2015, 08:24 ET

Papal Greeting Commends Knights of Columbus for Its Assistance for Middle Eastern Christians, for Its Charity, and for Its Public Witness on Marriage and Religious Liberty

In a letter of papal greeting to the Knights of Columbus Supreme Convention, Pope Francis expressed his "warm good wishes" to all present. On the...

Aug 05, 2015, 12:26 ET

At Convention, Knights of Columbus Call Attention to Suffering Middle Eastern Christians

The Knights of Columbus will redouble its humanitarian efforts benefitting persecuted Middle Eastern Christians and begin an education campaign to...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:07 ET

Update: Knights of Columbus to Expand Humanitarian Assistance to Suffering Middle East Christians

Having already donated more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:55 ET

California Knights of Columbus Help Set New K of C Charity Record

 As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:39 ET

Texas Knights of Columbus Lead as Organization Sets New Charity Record

As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way,...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:39 ET

Illinois Knights of Columbus Help Set New K of C Charity Record

 As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special...

Jun 24, 2015, 14:32 ET

Pennsylvania Knights of Columbus Help Set New K of C Charity Record

As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way,...

Jun 11, 2015, 14:31 ET

Knights of Columbus Makes Gift to NY Shrine in Honor of Pope Francis

 In honor of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope, the Knights of Columbus is making a $600,000 donation to help save a historic shrine that...

Jun 08, 2015, 13:49 ET

Knights of Columbus to Welcome Papal Visit With Record Giving

As Catholics throughout the United States prepare for Pope Francis' visit this summer, the Knights of Columbus has been preparing in a special way,...

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...