The Knights of Columbus has donated $10,000 to the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Solace in the wake of an act of vandalism in which a man toppled a statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe and threw it to the sidewalk.
Kamala Harris’s campaign positions on immigration reform, aid to refugees, and poverty, align with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. But some Catholics won’t approve of her stance on abortion. Some advocates of religious freedom claim Harris has been openly hostile to their beliefs.
Since May, the Knights of Columbus Holy Family/Bishop Ignatius Catanello Council #14520 has collected and distributed more than 4,000 pounds of food to at least 6,000 families. Their most recent food drive, held on August 16, collected approximately 500 pounds of food that was donated to St. Michael’s Church Pantry in Flushing.
On August 11, 1921, Father James Edwin Coyle was shot three times by Ku Klux Klan member Edwin Stephenson while sitting on the porch in front of his rectory at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
On July 20, The Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints announced the beatification ceremony for Father Michael McGivney will take place at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Connecticut on Oct. 31.
Italian-Americans in the Diocese of Brooklyn and elsewhere are decrying efforts by protesters who want to tear down statues of Christopher Columbus.
President Donald Trump’s visit in early June to the Saint Pope John Paul II Shrine in Washington D.C. continues to generate controversy. Now Archbishop Wilton Gregory’s criticism of the visit is coming under scrutiny.
For the Knights of Columbus, Father Michael McGivney has always been viewed as a saint-like figure.
Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus, clearing the way for his beatification.
“Catholic men building a bridge back to faith” is the mission statement for the almost 2 million members from around the world who unite under three words: Knights of Columbus.