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"Under the inspiration of him whose name we bear, and with the story of Columbus' life as exemplified in our beautiful Ritual," he stated, "we have the broadest kind of base for patriotism and love of country." (42) In a council speech titled "the True Knight of Columbus
in Political Life," another Knight argued that Knightly Catholic manhood could play a redemptive role in American society: If any man in all the world should be honest in every relation of life, it is a Catholic.
I would ask any Knight of Columbus
member to give contemplative thought to such a proposal, with the understanding that the evil wrought by the Father of Lies will only be conquered when valiant men are prepared to stand united to fight for their principles and justice.