Knights of Columbus

Archbishop Lori promotes civility in political, church discourse

In a divided country where discussions of politics and religion seem to grow more coarse and discordant by the day, Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori challenged his fellow members of the Knights of Columbus to model civility.
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Supreme Knight Carl Anderson highlights Knights’ efforts worldwide

Five years after the Islamic State invaded northern Iraq and began systematically persecuting the country's Christians, the Knights of Columbus are continuing their work of supporting Iraqi parishes that are rebuilding, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said in his annual report Aug. 6 at the Knights' 137th Supreme Convention in Minneapolis.
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Teen who died saving classmates in school shooting made a Knight

As residents of El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, mourned the loss of 31 people in mass shootings Aug. 3 and Aug. 4, the Knights of Columbus honored a teen who died in May trying to save the lives of his classmates during a shooting at his suburban Denver high school.
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Knights give over $185 million to charity, 76 million service hours in 2018

In 2018, the Knights of Columbus gave $185.7 million to charity and donated 76.7 million hours of hands-on service.
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Come July 1, Knights of Columbus get a new look after 79 years

A long-standing tradition will end this summer as the Knights of Columbus discard the ceremonial capes and plumed chapeaus of its fourth-degree members.
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Statement of Supreme Knight Carl Anderson on the Death of Jean Vanier

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus made the following statement on the death of Jean Vanier:
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Major relic of St. John Vianney returning to Archdiocese of Baltimore for veneration

At a time of unrest in the Catholic Church and the nation, several priests in the Archdiocese of Baltimore said they hope the upcoming visit of a major relic of a 19th-century priest known for his holiness will inspire genuine change.
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Knights’ leader takes umbrage at Senate questioning of judge nominee

The supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, calling the organization "an American Catholic cultural icon," said senators have no business questioning a federal judicial nominee's membership in the Knights over its support for church teaching on abortion and same-sex marriage.
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Unity makes Knights’ coats go farther

Charity and Unity, the first two principles that guide the Knights of Columbus, were on display in equal measure at St. Ambrose in Park Heights Dec. 8.
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St. John Vianney’s heart will be available for veneration in Baltimore

The incorrupt heart of one of the Catholic Church’s most beloved saints will be available for public veneration Nov. 10-11 at St. Mary’s Historic Seminary Chapel on Paca Street in Baltimore as part of a national relic tour sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.
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‘Mountaintop Mass’ celebrated to honor Father McGivney draws 1,000

More than 1,000 people gathered in the rain on top of Holy Land USA as Archbishop Leonard P. Blair of Hartford celebrated Mass to honor Father Michael McGivney, a candidate for sainthood and the founder of the Knights of Columbus
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World must not forget suffering of Ukraine and its people, says prelate

"We plead with the international community not to neglect Ukraine and that we not be left alone with a much bigger and more powerful aggressor," said Major Archbishop Sviatoslav Shevchuk of Kiev-Halych, Ukraine.
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