Knights of Columbus impact legislation to aid religious minorities in Iraq and Syria

Knights of Columbus impact legislation to aid religious minorities in Iraq and Syria

Legislation approving aid to persecuted religious minorities in Iraq and Syria (HR390) has now passed the U.S. House and Senate unanimously. “The Knights of Columbus applauds the passage of HR 390, which makes clear that those targeted for genocide by ISIS should be included in American government assistance in the region,” says Knights of Columbus…
The History of Thanksgiving

The History of Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims who sailed to this country aboard the Mayflower were originally members of the English Separatist Church (a Puritan sect). They had earlier fled their home in England and sailed to Holland (The Netherlands) to escape religious persecution. There, they enjoyed more religious tolerance, but they eventually became disenchanted with the Dutch way of…
Catholic Relief Services: Empowering Women through Microfinance

Catholic Relief Services: Empowering Women through Microfinance

by Marc D’Silva One Billion People Struggle to Survive on Less than a Dollar a Day. Imagine trying to get through the day without spending more than one dollar.  No latte.  No newspaper.  No taxi.  Most of us living in the United States will never have to face such a daunting challenge. And yet, one…