Interesting Facts About the Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus has 1.9 million members globally
with more than 10,000 local councils in theUnited States,
Canada, Mexico, Philippines,
South Korea, Ukrain, Poland
On Nov. 20, 1959, the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., is dedicated with more than 1,000 Knights forming the honor guard. Knights contributed $1 million, via a $1.25 per-capita assessment over five years, for construction of the 329-foot bell tower.