Knights’ National Convention

Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, stands with cardinals, archbishops and bishops during the States Dinner at the Colorado Convention Center Aug. 2.
Joseph Peluso (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Council, Williamsburg); Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio; Kenneth Latham (St. Pius X, Canarsie), Louis Pepe (Our Lady of Loreto, Carroll Gardens), and Deacon Marco Lopez (St. Rita’s, East New York).












Supreme Knight Anderson; Bishop Thomas V. Daily, Past Supreme Chaplain; Past Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant; and Knights Joseph Peluso and Louis Pepe.
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, the recently appointed archbishop of Philadelphia, speaks at Mass Aug. 2. Dozens of bishops joined the archbishop in concelebrating the Mass.












[hr] At the Knights of Columbus’ 129th annual Supreme Convention in Denver, the world’s largest fraternal organization passed several resolutions to, among other things, honor Blessed John Paul and support religious liberty, the institution of marriage, the armed forces and Catholic education.
The Knights also reaffirmed their commitment to building a culture of life by fighting abortion and helping pregnant women in need; promoting policies that favor the family; calling for laws that protect the conscience of all medical personnel; and upholding the Church’s opposition to the death penalty.