NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Prayers and best wishes are being sent from the Knights of Columbus to Pope Francis on his election.
“The election of Pope Francis — the first pope from the American hemisphere — highlights the fact that America is the continent of baptized Christians and a place of central importance to the faith today,” the fraternal organization, with over 1 million members worldwide, stated.
“Pope Francis is well known also for his emphasis on charity — the first principle of the Knights of Columbus.”
The Knights plan to work together with Pope Francis throughout his pontificate to further the mission of the Church.
“Both in our efforts for evangelization and in our...READ MORE