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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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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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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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‘Mountaintop Mass’ celebrated to honor Father McGivney draws 1,000

‘Mountaintop Mass’ celebrated to honor Father McGivney draws 1,000

| Joe Pisani | August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 1,000 people gathered in the rain on top of Holy Land USA as Archbishop Leonard Blair of Hartford celebrated Mass to honor Father Michael McGivney, a candidate for sainthood, founder of the Knights of Columbus and a native of Waterbury.

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Knights on Bikes ride motorcycles to take faith on the road

Knights on Bikes ride motorcycles to take faith on the road

| Mary Solberg | August 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

Don’t let the black leather biker vests fool you. Robert Burneisen, Matt Goreczny and Chris Wolfgong wear theirs for inspiration, not intimidation.

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