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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20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus has donated $20,000 to assist the Connecticut Food Bank in providing Thanksgiving turkeys to those in need.
The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district, regional, and state competitions.
According to news reports, dean of students Kassi Rain and assistant director for student activities David Rovick notified the Knights of Columbus group of the denial in March.
The Strong Right Arm of the Bishops: The Knights of Columbus and Anti-Marriage Equality Funding
during the Disability, Sport and Theology conference co-sponsored by Diocese of Westminster and a number of other organizations, including the Knights of Columbus.
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.
In fact, he had just returned from a fruitful meeting at the Knights of Columbus Supreme Office in New Haven, CT when Catholic Insight spoke to him.
Abstract: Amy Koehlinger, "'Let Us Live for Those Who Love Us': Faith, Family, and the Contours of Manhood Among the Knights of Columbus in Late Nineteenth-Century Connecticut".
The lawsuit challenging the town's rules was brought by the Knights of Columbus, a Roman Catholic fraternal group that had been erecting a large Nativity scene on the green every December.
Jesse Helms (R-NC) and Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Virgil C.
The Knights of Columbus has moved up 29 places in Fortune's annual ranking of America's 1000 largest companies this year according to the recently released Fortune list.
19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus will support a food distribution program led by New Haven-based ministry His Divine Fellowship on Saturday, Nov.