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Apr 15, 2018, 18:51 ET Connecticut Catholics Raise Awareness of Plight of Middle East Christians

Connecticut Catholics – including high school students – are coming to the aid of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the...


Apr 10, 2018, 09:47 ET Connecticut Catholics Raise Awareness of Plight of Middle East Christians

Catholics in the Archdiocese of Hartford are partnering with the Knights of Columbus and area Catholic schools on an initiative to raise money and...


Apr 03, 2018, 13:09 ET Knights of Columbus Profiles Some of Its 'Everyday Heroes'

"Everyday Heroes," a new nine-part online video series, highlights how ordinary men of the Knights of Columbus have made an extraordinary...


Mar 29, 2018, 11:12 ET Poll: Nearly 3 in 4 Catholics to Attend Church on Easter, 54% on Good Friday

Catholics will turn out in large numbers for religious observances this Easter weekend, according to a new Marist poll. An overwhelming majority...


Mar 27, 2018, 12:54 ET Knights of Columbus Commits $1 million to Iraqi, Syrian Christians for Easter

As Holy Week begins, the Knights of Columbus is transferring more than $1 million in aid to persecuted Christians in the Middle...


Mar 01, 2018, 12:26 ET Knights of Columbus Sets Insurance Record for 17th Consecutive Year

The Knights of Columbus recorded its 17th consecutive year of growth in insurance sales in 2017 with $8.78 billion in new life insurance sold — an...


Feb 12, 2018, 10:44 ET Knights of Columbus Named One of World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere Institute for Fifth Time

The Knights of Columbus has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical...


Jan 19, 2018, 15:49 ET Statement of the Knights of Columbus on the March for Life

The Knights of Columbus applauds the administration and Congress for the actions they have taken in support of protecting the lives of the most...


Jan 17, 2018, 12:30 ET New Marist Poll Finds That Americans of All Political Persuasions Favor Substantial Abortion Limits

More than three quarters of Americans would limit abortion to — at most — the first three months of pregnancy, according to a new Marist Poll. That...


Jan 16, 2018, 14:23 ET Statement of Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, on U.S. Assistance to Genocide-Targeted Communities in Iraq

Several months ago, the Knights of Columbus praised Vice President Pence's announcement that American aid dollars would begin reaching Christian...


Jan 03, 2018, 15:26 ET Knights of Columbus Applauds FEMA Reversal on Aiding Religious Institutions

The Knights of Columbus applauds the government decision that churches and other houses of worship are now eligible to receive disaster relief...


Dec 21, 2017, 17:37 ET Knights of Columbus Donates Nearly $1 Million for Christmas Food for Iraqi Christians

The Knights of Columbus is giving a 30-day supply of food to 12,000 displaced or formerly displaced Christian families in northern Iraq to...


Dec 21, 2017, 16:37 ET Americans Overwhelmingly Prefer Merry Christmas to Happy Holidays, According to New Marist Poll

By more than 20 percentage points (59 to 36 percent) a majority of Americans prefer the greeting "Merry Christmas" to "Happy Holidays," according...


Dec 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Knights of Columbus Commits $1.4 million to Aid Churches Damaged in Floods

The Knights of Columbus is providing $1.4 million to repair or help rebuild churches that were destroyed or badly damaged in the late summer...


Dec 07, 2017, 13:31 ET NY Times Bestseller on Our Lady of Guadalupe Now Available in Paperback

A paperback edition of "Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of the Civilization of Love" has been published by Penguin Random House with a new forward by...


Nov 27, 2017, 12:26 ET Memorial Mass in Washington on Nov. 28 for Victims of ISIS Genocide

Chaldean Catholic Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq, will celebrate a memorial Mass for the victims of ISIS genocide at the Saint John Paul II...


Nov 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Knights of Columbus to Raise Awareness for Persecuted Christians in Iraq, Syria

The Knights of Columbus is helping organize several informative events next week as it joins the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and other...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Statement Of Carl Anderson On Vice President's Announcement Of Aid For Genocide-Targeted Minorities In The Middle East

A year ago the United States used the right word to describe what was happening to Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East....


Oct 06, 2017, 15:12 ET Statement of Knights of Columbus CEO Carl Anderson on HHS Regulation

The first right enumerated in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights is freedom of religion. Today's action by the Trump administration is an...


Oct 06, 2017, 12:54 ET 76% of Americans Say Figures Like Columbus Should Be Judged by Criteria of Their Time, Not Ours

Almost 6 in 10 Americans (57 percent) believe that celebrating Columbus Day is a "good idea," while only 29 percent oppose the holiday, according...


Oct 03, 2017, 16:28 ET New Marist Poll: Americans Support Celebration of Columbus Day by Nearly 2:1 Margin

Almost 6 in 10 Americans (57 percent) believe that celebrating Columbus Day is a "good idea," while only 29 percent oppose the holiday, according...


Oct 02, 2017, 15:59 ET Knights of Columbus and Religious Leaders Urge Embrace of Rev. Martin Luther King's Principles of Non-Violence

Just hours after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, a group of Christian leaders called on religious leaders of all denominations to sign a letter...


Sep 26, 2017, 14:12 ET Knights of Columbus to Help Puerto Rico & Mexico in Wake of Natural Disasters

With gifts of aid to Puerto Rico and Mexico, the Knights of Columbus has expanded its outreach in the wake of recent natural disasters that have...


Sep 07, 2017, 14:27 ET Knights of Columbus Helping in Harvey's Aftermath, in Preparation for Irma

The Knights of Columbus has raised more than $1.3 million for victims of the disastrous flooding in Texas and in preparation to help those who may...


Aug 04, 2017, 13:41 ET Family Known for Helping the Homeless Named Knights of Columbus Family of the Year

A family from the Austin area with a special sensitivity for the plight of the homeless has been named the Knights of Columbus International Family...