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Created Equal

In 1924, Jim Crow laws were still enforced in many parts of the United States. Martin Luther King Jr. was not yet born, and the height of the civil rights movement wouldn’t be for another 40 years. Nonetheless, it was at this time that the Knights of Columbus commissioned and published The Gift of Black Folk: The Negroes in the Making of America by famous civil rights proponent W.E.B. DuBois.

Disaster Alert - Illinois

The Illinois Department of Insurance has issued Bulletin 2015-13 in response to recent severe flooding that has impacted many policyholders in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair, Alexander, Cass, Christian, Clinton, Cumberland, Douglas, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Morgan, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon and Vermilion.

By the Numbers

The Knights of Columbus is known throughout the world for its charitable giving and its tireless service to the Church.

A Tradition of Service

A career as a Knights of Columbus field agent may very well be the most rewarding, fulfilling and unique opportunity that you’ll ever come across.

Our Service to Youth

Strengthening collaboration with parishes will allow K of C councils to better serve young people

Majority of Americans – And Candidates of Both Parties – Say Christians Face Genocide in Middle East

A new nationwide survey conducted by Marist Poll finds that Americans are well aware of ISIS’ atrocities against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, and believe those actions to constitute genocide.

Pope Francis Meets with K of C Leaders

Pope Francis received Supreme Knight Carl Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore in a private audience at the Vatican on Dec. 17. It was the fourth such audience granted by Pope Francis to the supreme knight at the Apostolic Palace.

Knight Recognized for Faith and Achievements

Major league baseball’s Craig Stammen, a member of the Knights of Columbus Sports Council, was honored recently by Catholic Athletes for Christ (CAC) during its fifth annual Courage Awards reception to recognize for his distinguished athletic achievement and also for boldly sharing the Catholic faith.

New Documentary on St. John Paul II Premieres

A new documentary illustrating how St. John Paul II was a driving force in liberating Central and Eastern Europe from communist rule, inspiring a “revolution of conscience” that was pivotal in the collapse of the Iron Curtain in 1989, made its national debut on Dec. 6 with a special screening at the Copernicus Center in Chicago, a cultural hub for the city’s large Polish community.

Testimony Calls for Policy Changes to Protect Christians and other Minorities in the Middle East

In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organization, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson today provided four policy recommendations to address the on-going crisis of Christian and other religious minorities in Syria and Iraq.