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Pope Meets with Supreme Knight

In an audience with Pope Benedict XVI, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson presented the pontiff with the proceeds from the Knights of Columbus Vicarius Christi Fund and also discussed the Order’s initiatives.

The following are remarks by the Vatican Secretary of State on the Order’s good works in Rome:

Greetings by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State

I wish to express my gratitude to Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and fellow Knights for the invitation to this Concert in this historical Basilica, linked to the memory of Saint Francis of Assisi and one of the most ancient Marian places in Rome, on the occasion of the naming of a Square, in this City, Cavalieri di Colombo. Thus, we are united for such a particular circumstance, which wants to be a demonstration of the recognition for your commitment and your love towards the great City of Rome, center of Catholicism and seat of the Successor of Peter.

Read more at Greetings by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, Secretary of State.

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