Friday, October 23, 2015

Knights continue to add to their ranks

Membership grew for 43rd consecutive year, says Carl Anderson
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Ky., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, looks on as Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson speaks during a symposium on Blessed Junipero Serra at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
With memberships growing for the 43rd consecutive year, the Knights of Columbus have once again added councils around the world. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

Also newly posted:

Archbishop Chaput: in Philly and in synod, support for Francis is obvious
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia arrives for the opening session of the Synod of Bishops on the family at the Vatican Oct. 5. CNS photo / Paul Haring.
In an Oct. 19 interview, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said that despite an implied assertion in America Magazine over the weekend, no synod father is an "opponent" of Pope Francis. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

COLF 20th anniversary letter to families focuses on conscience
Michele Boulva, director of the Catholic Organization for Life and Family with Valleyfield Bishop Noel Simard, former president of the COLF board and one of the CCCB delegates to the synod.
The Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) marked its 20th anniversary with a reflection on the formation of conscience, entitled, "Parents, will your children be happy?" For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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