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Knights of Columbus,

American Roman Catholic society for men, founded (1882) at New Haven, Conn. (where its headquarters are still located), by Father Michael J. McGivney. Its mission is to encourage fraternity and benevolence among its members, to promote tolerance, to encourage civic loyalty, and to protect the interests of the Roman Catholic Church.
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With food costs rising and people struggling with hunger in our community, the Knights of Columbus is pleased to support the wonderful work of the Connecticut Food Bank in helping make this Thanksgiving truly special for our neighbors who otherwise might not be able to celebrate this holiday," said Supreme Knight Carl Anderson.
The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal service organization with over 1.
The Knights of Columbus have established "college councils" on more than 275 U.
According to this report from Equally Blessed, a coalition of pro-LGBT Catholic organizations, the Knights of Columbus spent $6.
In the aftermath of the quake, the Knights of Columbus joined with Project Medishare to launch the "Healing Haiti's Children" initiative making prosthetic limbs and therapy available to every Haitian child who suffered an amputation because of that disaster.
Sunday's shelter is in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1255 E.
This article explores the ideals of manhood articulated in the records and publications of the first generation of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal organization, arguing that the commitments that followed from being immigrant Catholics muddied the supposed "separateness" of Victorian separate spheres for early Knights, embedding powerful evocations of faith and family in their fraternal rituals and rhetoric.
Dechant has served as the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus since 1977.
Fortune's 2011 list ranks the Knights of Columbus - a fraternal benefit society - at 900 in total revenues.
In addition to the Knights of Columbus providing funds to help purchase food, I am grateful to our employees who will be on hand to assist with distribution of this food, highlighting the commitment to charity and the community that forms the basis of what we do each day.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Catholics for the Common Good, the California Catholic Conference, the Knights of Columbus and other Catholic groups have formed CatholicsforProtect Marriage.
Below, members of the Knights of Columbus hold hands during a prayer.