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Denver Newsroom, Aug 5, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus announced plans to create a new pilgrimage center for visitors to encounter the spirituality of the order’s founder, Fr. Michael McGivney, who is set to be beatified in October. The Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center will

by Kary Ellen Barger Supporting seminarians for years to come: A gift established into an endowment will make that possible for several seminarians. A family from the northern part of the archdiocese, who wished to remain anonymous, established the fund. Their parents, prior to their passing, asked their children to

CNA Staff, Jul 24, 2020 / 01:08 pm MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced this week. The congregation made the announcement on its website and Twitter page

CNA Staff, Jul 17, 2020 / 09:01 am MT (CNA) A church in the New Haven, Connecticut parish at which the Knights of Columbus was founded was vandalized this week, with a satanic symbol painted on the door. Fr. Michael McGivney, who will soon be beatified, began his priestly ministry

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 16, 2020 / 01:10 pm MT (CNA).- Catholics have a whole host of saints to choose from in times of trouble or anguish. There’s St. Rita, patroness of the impossible, St. Dymphna, the patroness of anxiety, and when all else fails, there’s always

CNA Staff, Jun 4, 2020 / 06:10 pm MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus have announced a forthcoming novena for an end to racism, as Catholic fraternal organizations urge prayer and justice amid burgeoning civic unrest that began with the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 27, 2020 / 05:40 am MT (CNA).- Fr. Michael McGivney, an American priest soon to be beatified, died amid a 19th-century pandemic which may have been caused by a coronavirus. Fr. McGivney founded the largest world’s largest Catholic fraternal service organization, the Knights of

Vatican City, May 27, 2020 / 04:55 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Fr. Michael J. McGivney Wednesday, paving the way for the beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus. During a May 26 meeting with Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the prefect

Supreme Knight Carl Anderson of the Knights of Columbus speaks at a press conference in Rome, Feb. 11, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 02:17 pm (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus have offered a $1 million line of credit to Catholic dioceses to help dioceses and parishes suffering from the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. “It is critical for us to support the Catholic Church in the

by M.D. Pitman For nearly 140 years, the Knights of Columbus (KC) have been an important part of the Catholic community. They have evolved from offering a version of term life insurance for individual communities in the 1880s, to an international organization with a dual focus. “It’s really two organizations