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Building a better world The Order has long stood at the forefront of the movement to protect human life — and that legacy continues.

By Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson

ABOVE: Adoration of the Magi (1655-1660) by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo/Toledo Museum of Art/Google Cultural Institute — ON THE COVER: Photo by Spirit Juice Studios

The Magi, also known as the “Wise Men” or “Kings,” are depicted adoring the Christ Child in a painting by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682).

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‘Together Strong’

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Hope After Loss

An interview with Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, about the unity, growth and challenges of the pro-life cause. The Church and loved ones can support grieving parents following miscarriage, stillbirth or infant loss. By Laura and Franco Fanucci

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4 Learning the faith, living the faith The past year has reminded us that death is close, but Christ is closer for those who hope in him. By Supreme Chaplain Archbishop William E. Lori

PLUS: Catholic Man of the Month

6 Knights of Columbus News Midyear Meeting Emphasizes Significance of Founder’s Beatification • Baltimore Seminary Begins ‘McGivney Series’ • Order Observes Native American Heritage Month • Knights Deliver Charity and Cheer • K of C Everyday Heroes Receives Emmy 26 Knights in Action Reports from councils and assemblies, representing the four pillars of the Faith in Action program model

The Great Struggle of Our Age

As we work for human rights and the defense of the most vulnerable, the right to life of the unborn is the defining issue of our time.

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A young man holds a K of C pro-life sign while walking toward the U.S. Capitol and Supreme Court building during the 2020 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

By Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson

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There Is Always Hope

A father recalls the reaction of doctors to his son’s fatal diagnosis and miraculous healing. By Daniel Schachle

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Journey of Faith

Life Will Be Victorious

Membership in the Knights of Columbus is open to men 18 years of age or older who are practical (that is, practicing) Catholics in union with the Holy See. This means that an applicant or member accepts the teaching authority of the Catholic Church on matters of faith and morals, aspires to live in accord with the precepts of the Catholic Church, and is in good standing in the Catholic Church.

By Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann

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A K of C family helps a young mother to choose life, return to God and find love. By Jay Nies

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In the face of profound moral confusion, we must restore a respect for life through education and loving service.

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