Mixed emotions as Knights of Columbus transition to new regalia
Knights of Columbus honor guards from across California gathered at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on June 29 for a Mass marking the passage into history of old fourth-degree regalia

More than 60 Knights of Columbus honor guards from throughout California gathered at St. Mary’s Cathedral on June 29 for a Mass marking the passage of its official “fourth degree” regalia of tuxedo, cape, and feather-plumed chapeau into history

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2019-07-07T21:03:15-08:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: |3 Comments

Kamala Harris silent on Knights of Columbus invitation

The following comes from a Dec. 27 story in the Washington Examiner. Potential Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., hasn't responded to an invitation to plunge into a pool of ice water to raise money for the D.C. Special

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2018-12-28T14:38:54-08:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: , , |15 Comments

Anti-Catholic bigotry on Senate Judiciary Committee?

A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his ability to judge federal cases fairly. The Knights of Columbus say that no candidate for public office should have to

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2018-12-23T09:45:48-08:00December 23rd, 2018|Categories: Religious Freedom|Tags: |39 Comments

Parishioners help Knights of Columbus purchase ultrasound machines

An ultrasound shows a fetus in the womb with its heart beating. Studies have shown that 80 percent of women who observe this refuse to get an abortion. Since the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973, over 60

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2018-05-31T15:46:03-08:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |2 Comments

In Los Angeles, Columbus Day is toppled like a Confederate statue

Los Angeles has become the largest city nationwide to remove Columbus Day as an official city holiday, replacing it with a day to commemorate indigenous people. The nearly unanimous decision Wednesday by the city council added Los Angeles to a

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2017-08-31T13:00:06-08:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , |20 Comments

Knights of Columbus change Fourth Degree uniforms

The Knights of Columbus, long associated with swords, capes and chapeaus, will be going through a significant uniform change. The traditional regalia worn by the Knights’ Fourth Degree members will be replaced, announced Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson during the

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2017-08-07T19:27:35-08:00August 7th, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: |6 Comments

Poll: Most Americans favor abortion restrictions

Significant majorities of Americans oppose the use of tax dollars to fund abortions and want the U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of abortion restrictions, according to a new Marist Poll sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Americans overwhelmingly

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2017-01-25T16:36:53-08:00January 25th, 2017|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues|Tags: , |4 Comments

Voting for pro-abortion politicians?

The following comes from an August 2 Catholic News Agency article: Catholics need to stop voting for pro-abortion politicians, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson told an international gathering of the Knights of Columbus. “Pope Francis has emphasized how important it is

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