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.

Knights′ of Colum′bus

an international fraternal and benevolent organization of Roman Catholic men, founded in 1882.
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on the second Tuesday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 10 Villa Court in Elgin.
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The Knights of Columbus was born out of that struggle, one of a spate of fraternal and beneficial organizations to emerge in Catholic circles in an effort to provide protection and a path to assimilation into a new country.
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The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district, regional, and state competitions.
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A spokesman for the Knights of Columbus noted that the motto was adopted in the 1950s and is historical, rather than religious.
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The Knights of Columbus, a Dallas-based Catholic men's organization, has expanded its suit against The Bank of New York Mellon (BNYM), the trustee that has negotiated a large settlement on behalf of a large group of beneficiaries with Bank of America over 18 trusts containing pools of residential mortgages.
This has created a dilemma, as some of the Knights of Columbus members protesting the killing of pre-born babies belong to councils donating money to the hospital which does the killing.
Virginia Nelson, director of Simi Valley's Samaritan Center, which sponsors the PADS shelter program with the help of local churches and the Knights of Columbus, said Fidermutz was ``a godsend'' after Purvis left.
The subject of this well-written social priest history, Father Michael McGivney (1852-1890), the Connecticut priest who founded the Knights of Columbus, is the first American-born parish to be considered for canonization.