Skip to comments.Knights of Columbus Donates $1 million to Defend Marriage in California
Posted on 08/20/2008 6:26:19 PM PDT by tcg
Proposition 8, the ballot initiative to protect marriage, has announced that it has received a $1 million contribution from the Knights of Columbus, the world's largest Catholic family fraternal service organization.
In a press release, spokesman for the Knights of Columbus, Patrick Korten said that the donation from the Knights "is both an indication of how important we believe this referendum to be, and an encouragement to other groups and individuals of all faiths to lend their support as well.
From the day the organization was founded 126 years ago, strengthening and protecting the family has always been central to the mission of the Knights of Columbus. Preserving marriage as the indispensable institution in which children are conceived, born and raised to adulthood by a loving father and mother is vital to a healthy society. It is also the most favorable environment in which to protect the rights and best interests of children. We are proud to join the Catholic bishops and priests of California, and so many other people of good will, in this effort on which so much depends."
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Way to GO.
KofC defends life and defends the family. Always has, always will.
At least Prop 8 has something to battle the $1 million gift from the pro-gay Mormon Bruce Bastian.
I joined the KOC about three years ago, but due to work commitments have been unable to participate. That unfortunately hasn’t changed, but I AM going to pay my back dues and cut them a big fat check on top of it.
Way to go Knights!
Thanks! I hope all the other denominations step up to the plate.
At a Maryland State Council function, we were informed that Supreme is devising an assessment for membership to raise money for a permanent Culture of Life fund. We were told that in the not-too-distant future, all Councils would likely be assessed $3 per memeber. If done Order-wide, that would raise over $5 million. Then, Supreme Council would match what was raised through the Councils. That would create a $10 million fund to battle the culture of death.
In my town, the Knights of Columbus donate alot of money defending their barstools.
God bless the Knights!
Hallelujah!!!!!!!!! LDS Church very much involved as well. This is absolutely wonderful.
That was my experience as a kid. 25 years ago.