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by Joe Bukuras Nashville, Tenn., Aug 7, 2022 / 04:00 am Seated in a small black wagon pulled by his father, 7-year-old Michael McGivney Schachle happily rolled along the hallways of the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville last week, innocently unaware that people were staring at him …

by Joe Bukuras Nashville, Tenn., Aug 4, 2022 / 12:00 pm The famous Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, has hosted stars such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, and many more. But it wasn’t until Aug. 1 that a band of wisecracking, bluegrass-playing, …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 19, 2022 / 09:10 am In 2001, Richard Johnson suffered a major knee injury during an operation in Kosovo. The military nurse was given strong painkillers, which led him into an addiction that gradually dragged him into the abyss. He spent the next 14 …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am The “invisible” wounds of war are at the heart of the eighth annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, taking place on May 10-16 during the 62nd International Military Pilgrimage at the shrine in southwestern France. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in …

by Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Mar 7, 2022 / 13:00 pm Much like 9/11 was a defining moment for the United States, “the brutal invasion of Ukraine will be a defining moment for the world,” and “the Knights of Columbus will have to be here for the long haul,” Supreme …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 8, 2021 / 06:01 am Inspired by Pope Francis’ declaration of the Year of St. Joseph, the Knights of Columbus have released a documentary on the Head of the Holy Family, which can now be accessed for free on their website.  The 60-minute documentary …

by Joe Bukuras Hartford, Conn., Oct 5, 2021 / 13:01 pm The Knights of Columbus are releasing a four part series presentation exploring the historical connection between the fraternal organization and America’s pastime, baseball. “For the Knights of Columbus,” the group wrote in an Oct. 1 statement, “the game served …

by Jonah McKeown Hartford, Conn., Aug 4, 2021 / 15:10 pm Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus, on Wednesday highlighted the similarities between St. John Vianney and Blessed Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights. He made the comparison during his homily at a …

by Jonah McKeown Hartford, Conn., Aug 3, 2021 / 19:55 pm Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, highlighted the group’s charitable work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, announced plans to support faith formation initiatives, and lauded the group’s newly-beatified founder in a speech Tuesday. “Make no mistake: …

by CNA Staff Hartford, Conn., Jul 15, 2021 / 18:19 pm The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on Thursday registered his sorrow at the advancement by the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives of a funding bill without including the usual prohibitions on abortion funding. According …