At the Knights of Columbus 136th Annual Convention state of the union address, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson disclosed the fact that the Knights gave more than $185 million dollars to charity last year: an $8 million dollar increase from the previous year, which is one of the largest yearly increases in the organization's history.
In addition to this, here are the stories that we covered today:
The pope reflects on the theme of idolatry again during his weekly general audience.
Washington Archbishop, Cardinal Wuerl talks to Fr. Rosica at the annual Knights of Columbus convention.
Highlights of the Supreme Knight's state of the union address.
Carl Anderson talks to the Salt and Light team in an exclusive interview from the convention.
In addition to that, here are other Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
Gunshots at parish latest sign of Italy’s immigration tensions. A small Italian town in Tuscany became the setting for aggression against an immigrant late last week, when a young man, originally from Gambia, managed to escape injury despite facing gunshots (which turned out to be blanks) and return home to a parish that hosts him and another 100 migrants.
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