The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal family Catholic organization, dedicated to service of others. Membership is open to practicing Catholic men, who are at least 18 years old. The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by a 29-year-old parish priest, Father Michael J. McGivney, in the basement of St. Mary's Church in New Haven, Connecticut. Today, more than a century later, the Knights of Columbus has become the largest lay organization in the Catholic Church.

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Knights of Columbus, Supreme Council
International headquarters, located in New Haven, Connecticut. Includes background, news, member services, and online magazine.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Knights of Columbus
Brief explanation and history of the organization.
Knightsite
Searchable database of websites and email addresses, right-to-life newsletter, and awards.
Masonic Info: The Knights of Columbus
Discusses the relationship between the two organizations.
The Political Graveyard
Brief biographies of deceased members who were politicians.
Yahoo! Groups Knights of Columbus
A discussion group for current members of the organization.

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