Knights of Columbus

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Knight of Columbus

n. pl. Knights of Columbus
A member of a benevolent and fraternal society of Roman Catholic men founded in 1882.
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Knights′ of Colum′bus

an international fraternal and benevolent organization of Roman Catholic men, founded in 1882.
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The local Knights of Columbus will donate all money after expenses to local organizations that help those in need.
Caption: Doug Morger, left, of the Knights of Columbus and a home loan officer for GESA in Wenatchee, presents a check for $1,000 to Hospitality Ministries.
The Knights of Columbus (K of C) has been in existence in the Philippines for over a century, having been established by a group of Americans as the Knights of Columbus Council 1000 in Intramuros, Manila, on April 23, 1905.
Originally built by the Knights of Columbus in 1925, the 10-story building served as a lavish hotel and club for members, replete with card rooms, a bowling alley, billiards room and a ballroom.
Jackson wrote that the information is relevant because the plaintiff "theorizes that the Knights of Columbus was eager to contract with UKnight until the Knights of Columbus realized that the UKnight web platform would expose its fraudulent scheme." (Italics in original.)
Participants in the training program come from the Archdiocese of Palo, Dioceses of Calbayog in Samar, Catarman in Northern Samar, Borongan in Eastern Samar, Naval in Biliran, Maasin in Southern Leyte and officials of Knights of Columbus in Leyte.
The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882, by the Venerable Father Michael McGivney, a priest at St.
A Fortune 1000 company, the Knights of Columbus earned its 39th consecutive A++, Superior rating for financial strength in June from ratings agency AM Best.
According to this report from Equally Blessed, a coalition of pro-LGBT Catholic organizations, the Knights of Columbus spent $6.2 million on anti-marriage equality efforts between 2005 and 2012.
In a press release announcing the expanded legal action, the following explanation was given: "Knights of Columbus has expanded its case against The Bank of New York Mellon to include claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, gross negligence, recklessness and unfair trade practices.
Well known in the community for his generous spirit, in addition to serving on the NBCU board, he was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a past grand knight of Father Tomko Assembly and a member of the Norristown Bocce Club.