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Knights of Columbus - Latest News
Feb 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Recent poll shows a 17-point increase in the number of Americans who identify as pro life, up from 38 percent earlier this year. The results follow a month in which several states passed expansive new pro-abortion measures.
Jan 30, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, whose diocese includes the University of Notre Dame, made the invitation in a January 30 letter to the editor in The Observer, a student-run newspaper for the universities of Notre Dame and St. Mary’s. The letter asked all male students to consider joining the fraternal society.
Jan 18, 2019 - 05:30 pm .- CNA spent the 2019 March for Life getting a behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Knights of Columbus during the nation’s largest annual pro-life gathering.
Jan 17, 2019 - 10:45 am .- The Senate yesterday passed a resolution saying it would be "unconstitutional" to consider membership in the Knights of Columbus a disqualifying criteria for public office.
Jan 15, 2019 - 03:30 pm .- President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general William Barr said Tuesday that he does not think his Catholic faith is an impediment to leading the Department of Justice.
Jan 15, 2019 - 01:15 pm .- The poll found that overwhelming majorities of people, even those who identify as “pro-choice” in theory, support major restrictions on abortion. The poll also found only minority support for late term abortion.
Jan 9, 2019 - 12:30 pm .- Democratic lawmakers are divided over questions some see as a religious litmus test applied to candidates for the federal bench. The debate has turned into a war of words between members of Hawaii’s Congressional delegation
Jan 3, 2019 - 09:09 am .- Catholics can be good US citizens and honest public servants, the head of the Knights of Columbus wrote Thursday in a message to members of the Catholic charitable organization.
Dec 26, 2018 - 03:00 pm .- A Washington, DC council of the Knights of Columbus has invited two U.S. senators to join them in charitable service, after those senators objected to a federal judicial nominee's membership in the organization.
Dec 21, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his ability to judge federal cases fairly. The Knights of Columbus say that no candidate for public office should have to defend his membership in a Catholic service organization.
Dec 11, 2018 - 04:01 pm .- President Donald Trump signed into law Tuesday the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act, which seeks to ensure US aid reaches Christian and Yazidi genocide victims.
Oct 16, 2018 - 05:00 pm .- Feeding the hungry requires combined action and political will to provide real help for the poor, Pope Francis has said.
Oct 12, 2018 - 11:00 am .- The joint effort was agreed in a memorandum of understanding announced Oct. 12 and will begin in Iraq, before being rolled out throughout the region.
Aug 21, 2018 - 04:22 pm .- The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus announced Tuesday that the fraternal organization will sponsor a US tour of the heart of St. John Vianney, in the wake of the Archbishop McCarrick scandal.
Aug 8, 2018 - 03:54 pm .- The Archbishop of New York encouraged Catholics to imitate the patient and persistent prayer of St. Dominic, during a homily Aug. 8 at the 2018 Knights of Columbus convention in Baltimore.
Aug 7, 2018 - 04:00 pm .- Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson pledged the fraternal organization’s continued efforts to aid and rebuild persecuted Christian communities in the Middle East, during his Aug. 7 address at the 2018 Knights of Columbus convention in Baltimore, Maryland.
May 23, 2018 - 12:29 am .- American veterans in search of healing attended a recent pilgrimage to Lourdes, through the Archdiocese for Military Services and the Knights of Columbus.
May 10, 2018 - 02:49 pm .- A recent survey indicates that a majority of Canadians disapprove of a new provision in the Canada Summer Job Grants program which requires organizations to support the government’s pro-choice view to receive public funding.
Apr 5, 2018 - 06:11 pm .- Ordinary Catholic men in the Knights of Columbus can make a big impact in their communities and in people’s lives, and they are the focus of “Everyday Heroes,” a new online video series put out by the Catholic fraternal organization.
Jan 18, 2018 - 09:12 am .- Most Americans, including those who identify as “pro-choice,” support limiting abortion to the first trimester of pregnancy, at most, a new survey says.