Leader of Knights of Columbus Meets Pope

VATICAN CITY, NOV. 26, 2004 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II received in private audience Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, the Vatican press office reported.

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The press office gave no details about today’s meeting.

The Knights of Columbus is a Catholic men’s fraternal benefit society that was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief, and public relief works.

The Connecticut-based organization has more than 12,000 councils and 1.6 million members worldwide.

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