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Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years in Rome

Knights of Columbus celebrate 100 years in Rome

| Carol Glatz | February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Less than 40 years after its humble beginnings in New Haven, Connecticut, the Knights of Columbus was invited by Pope Benedict XV to establish a permanent presence in Rome.

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Generous help of Knights counters culture of indifference, pope says

Generous help of Knights counters culture of indifference, pope says

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis praised the Knights of Columbus for their charitable efforts and thanked them especially for helping Christians in the Middle East.

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Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

Knights, New York Archdiocese and others providing aid to quake victims

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jose Lebron-Sanabria, a Knight of Columbus and a general insurance agent for the fraternal organization, is coordinating assistance to Puerto Ricans in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes.

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Everyday Heroes: Knight brings more than clean water to Guatemalans

Everyday Heroes: Knight brings more than clean water to Guatemalans

| Andrew Butler | December 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

The only water available to the people in the mountain region of Santa Maria in Jalapa, Guatemala, was bacteria-infested.

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Everyday Heroes: Teen who gave life to save classmates long known as hero

Everyday Heroes: Teen who gave life to save classmates long known as hero

| November 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Even before he died saving his classmates from a shooter at his school, 18-year-old Kendrick Castillo was known for going out of his way to help others.

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Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life

Everyday Heroes: Father, daughter make cross-country pilgrimage for life

| Andrew Butler | October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For John Moore, each step is a prayer. And when you’re walking the 2,800 miles from San Francisco to Washington, that’s a lot of prayer.

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Everyday Heroes: Knight and ex-MLB pitcher now running with Grace

Everyday Heroes: Knight and ex-MLB pitcher now running with Grace

| Andrew Fowler | October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Trever Miller was born to be a pitcher.

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Ground broken for new St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in New Mexico diocese

Ground broken for new St. Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine in New Mexico diocese

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The rosary walk at a new shrine to be built in the Gallup Diocese to honor St. Kateri Tekakwitha “will imitate” the life and example of the Native American saint, popularly known as the “Lily of the Mohawks,” said Gallup Bishop James S. Wall.

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Oregon family ‘awestruck’ Knights named them Family of the Year, says mom

Oregon family ‘awestruck’ Knights named them Family of the Year, says mom

| August 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Catholic family from the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, has been chosen as the Knights of Columbus 2019 Family of the Year.

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Teen who died saving classmates in school shooting made a Knight

Teen who died saving classmates in school shooting made a Knight

| August 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 Supreme Convention: Anderson emphasizes assistance to refugees around the world

Knights Supreme Convention: Anderson emphasizes assistance to refugees around the world

| Susan Klemond | August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Five years after the Islamic State invaded northern Iraq and began systematically persecuting the country’s Christians, the Knights of Columbus continue their work supporting Iraqi parishes that are rebuilding after the genocide, part of the work of charity, unity and fraternity long practiced by the fraternal service organization, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson said in his annual report Aug. 6 at the 137th Supreme Convention of the Order of the Knights of Columbus.

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Minnesota Knights of Columbus host 137th annual Supreme Convention

Minnesota Knights of Columbus host 137th annual Supreme Convention

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Marc Peters of St. Joseph of the Lakes in Lino Lakes became the state deputy of the Knights of Columbus two years ago, he had no idea part of his job would entail standing on the pitcher’s mound at Target Field in Minneapolis poised to make the first pitch in an August game between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals.

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