Posts Tagged ‘Knights of Columbus’

Christian heritage not preserved by looking backward

Monday, March 21st, 2022
Christian heritage cannot be preserved

The Christian heritage of the West cannot be preserved by looking backward, but only by looking forward, the former head of the Knights of Columbus said in a lecture in Rome on March 17. Carl Anderson (pictured meeting Pope Francis) made the comments while delivering a lecture for the St John Paul II Institute of Read more

Trump signs new law to help religious minorities

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

US President Donald Trump has signed a new law to help ensure humanitarian relief reaches the members of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria. The legislation aims particularly to help groups targeted for genocide by Islamic State militants. It enables financial and technical assistance for the humanitarian, stabilisation and recovery needs of former Read more

Jesuit-run university rejects Catholic student group

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Gonzaga University, a Jesuit-run university in Washington state, has refused to recognise the Knights of Columbus as a student organisation because its membership is solely Catholic and solely male. “These criteria are inconsistent with the policy and practice of student organisation recognition at Gonzaga University, as well as the university’s commitment to non-discrimination based on Read more

Catholic Church wealth and other items

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Most people believe the real power in Catholicism resides with the hierarchy, and in terms of both theology and church law, that’s basically right. For instance, canon law says the pope wields “supreme, full, immediate and universal” authority, and it’s tough to get more sweeping than that. One wonders, however, if an accountant would reach Read more