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Nov 24, 2020, 15:31 ET Knights of Columbus Donates $25,000 to Connecticut Food Bank

With food banks facing increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus donated $25,000 to the Connecticut Food Bank, providing ...


Nov 08, 2020, 14:14 ET Andrew T. Walther Remembered by Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson

Andrew T. Walther was a man of action in the best tradition of the Knights of Columbus, according to K of C Supreme Knight Carl Anderson. Anderson...


Nov 02, 2020, 12:02 ET Knights of Columbus Marks Founder's Beatification With Weekend-Long Celebration

The Knights of Columbus marked Father Michael McGivney's beatification with a weekend-long celebration, including a ribbon cutting at the new Blessed ...


Oct 31, 2020, 11:39 ET Knights of Columbus Founder Father Michael J. McGivney Beatified

The Catholic Church today declared Father Michael J. McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, "blessed." He is now one step from...


Oct 20, 2020, 14:21 ET Knights of Columbus Announces Novena in Anticipation of Father McGivney's Beatification

The Knights of Columbus has invited all Catholics to prepare for the beatification of its founder, Father Michael J. McGivney, by joining a novena...


Oct 11, 2020, 20:00 ET New Documentary Seeks to Tell True Story of Columbus

A new documentary on Christopher Columbus co-produced by the Knights of Columbus and the National Columbus Education Foundation with narration by...


Sep 22, 2020, 12:51 ET Knights of Columbus Announces Novena for the Cause of Life

The Knights of Columbus has announced a "Novena for the Cause of Life" to be prayed over the nine days from Oct. 4 to 12 as part of Respect Life...


Sep 21, 2020, 16:57 ET Knights of Columbus Gift Calls Attention to Church Desecrations

The Knights of Columbus has donated $10,000 to Our Lady of Solace Church in Brooklyn to help the parish recover from vandalism that occurred earlier...


Sep 03, 2020, 10:30 ET Knights of Columbus to Participate in National Day of Prayer and Fasting to End Racism

The Knights of Columbus today announced it will participate in a National Day of Prayer and Fasting to End Racism on Sept. 9, the Feast of St. Peter...


Aug 28, 2020, 17:12 ET Knights of Columbus Donates $150,000 to Diocese of Lake Charles, LA for Hurricane Relief

The Knights of Columbus today announced it will donate $150,000 to the Catholic Diocese of Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the wake of Hurricane Laura, a ...


Aug 25, 2020, 12:18 ET Knights of Columbus to Aid in Aftermath of Beirut Explosion

The Knights of Columbus has sent $250,000 for disaster relief to Lebanon in the wake of the devastating Beirut explosion. "This is a great tragedy...


Aug 07, 2020, 17:48 ET Knights of Columbus Recognizes Family of the Year, Local Councils for Outstanding Contributions

The Knights of Columbus honored its Family of the Year and councils throughout the world with international service awards during a virtual awards...


Aug 06, 2020, 12:31 ET Knights of Columbus to Call Attention to Christian Persecution in Nigeria

Building on its effective advocacy on behalf of persecuted Christians and other religious minorities, the Knights of Columbus will launch a new...


Aug 05, 2020, 11:48 ET 'Spiritual Genius' of Knights of Columbus Founder Offers Solution for Current Divisions

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson urged the Knights to redouble their efforts to combat racism, violence and hatred through their...


Aug 04, 2020, 19:41 ET Knights of Columbus to Create Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson today announced the creation of a new pilgrimage destination named for the Order's founder. The...


Aug 03, 2020, 16:12 ET Pope Francis Recognizes Knights of Columbus for Building "Fraternal, Just and Equitable World" as Knights Begin 138th Annual Convention

Pope Francis recognized the Knights of Columbus for the fraternal order's efforts to build a "fraternal, just and equitable world," on the eve of the ...


May 27, 2020, 08:45 ET Knights of Columbus Founder Father Michael McGivney Moves Closer to Sainthood

The Vatican today announced that Pope Francis approved the promulgation of a decree recognizing a miracle attributed to the intercession of the...


Apr 30, 2020, 16:05 ET John Paul II Cultural Foundation Dissolved and Assets Transferred to Saint John Paul II National Shrine

Following a unanimous vote by its board of directors, the John Paul II Cultural Foundation has dissolved and transferred its assets to the John Paul...


Apr 08, 2020, 11:02 ET Knights of Columbus To Sponsor Pope's Holy Week and Easter Broadcasts and Support Pandemic Response at Vatican's Bambino Gesù Hospital

In the midst of the global pandemic, the Knights of Columbus will financially support two timely Vatican initiatives: the global broadcasts of Pope...


Apr 07, 2020, 14:46 ET Knights of Columbus Launch Multi-Phase, Multi-Million Dollar Food Bank Support and Delivery Operation, Mobilize Army of Volunteers

With food banks facing increasing demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus is launching a multi-million dollar food drive and...


Apr 01, 2020, 11:13 ET Knights of Columbus Emphasize Core Values as Answer to Pandemic

As the United States confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus is asking its vast volunteer network of approximately 1.25 million U.S. ...


Mar 26, 2020, 16:15 ET Knights of Columbus To Offer Secured $100 Million Line of Credit for US Dioceses

The Knights of Columbus has announced a new program to assist dioceses with short-term financing as many dioceses and their parishes reel from the...


Mar 09, 2020, 11:31 ET The Knights of Columbus: An Illustrated History

The story of the Knights of Columbus -- an iconic Catholic American organization -- comes to life in a new book released today. The Knights of...


Feb 26, 2020, 10:02 ET Knights of Columbus Goes "Into the Breach" to Help Men's Spirituality

This Lent, the Knights of Columbus, known for its legacy of charitable giving and service, is launching a new resource to help men on their spiritual ...


Jan 22, 2020, 10:30 ET New Marist Poll: Most Americans Want to Vote for Candidates Who Support Abortion Restrictions

Almost 50 years after Roe v. Wade, a new Marist poll shows that a strong majority wants to elect candidates who support substantial abortion...