Carl A. Anderson

Supreme Knight of The Knights of Columbus

Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, Carl A. Anderson

The 13th supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, Carl Anderson has led the Knights and their families since 2000 to unprecedented levels of charitable giving and support for their communities and Church. Under Mr. Anderson’s leadership, membership has grown to more than 1.9 million Knights, who together in 2015 alone donated over $175 million to charity and provided more than 73.5 million volunteer hours of charitable service worldwide. Over the past decade, under the supreme knight's guidance, the Knights of Columbus has donated more than 700 million hours of service to charity and $1.55 billion to charity.
Supreme Knight's Leadership of the Knights of Columbus
Professional Background of the Supreme Knight


Highest Award Bestowed at States Dinner

Supreme Knight’s Report Highlights Order’s Charity

Knights of Columbus ad airs during national political conventions

In Response to Week of Violence, Knights of Columbus Urges Prayers for Healing

Pope Greets Supreme Knight

Charitable Records Set

Our Greatest Fraternal Benefit – Us

State Deputies Meet in New Haven

Christian Communities Face Extinction

Unifying Experience

Supreme Knight Speaks at UN

Supreme Knight attends Poland State Convention as Poland celebrates 10 years of the Knights of Columbus

Stop the Genocide

Facing Genocide and Extinction

Knights Mourns Passing of Mother Angelica


Global Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs
May 26, 2016

Defending Religious Freedom and other Human Rights: Stopping Mass Atrocities against Christians and other Believers
April 28, 2016

Testimony of Mr. Carl A. Anderson before the House Foreign Affairs Committee
December 9, 2015

Supreme Knight on Persecuted Christians
August 6, 2015

Remarks of Supreme Knight Carl Anderson News Conference on Christian Refugee Relief Fund
August 4, 2015

Annual Report of the Supreme Knight at the 133rd Supreme Convention
August 4, 2015

States Dinner Remarks at the 133rd Supreme Convention
August 4, 2015

Remarks of the Supreme Knight at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs
June 13, 2015

Remarks of the Supreme Knight on the occasion of the Presentation of Charters to the first two Korean Councils
April 20, 2015

Keynote Address of the Supreme Knight at the Fraternal Banquet with the Knights of Columbus in Korea
April 20, 2015



A ‘Prophetic Flame’ of Charity

Syria, Christians and the Future of Pluralism
July 1, 2016

In Support of Christians at Risk
June 1, 2016

Our Domestic Church Guidebook
May 1, 2016

The Journey to the Inn
April 1, 2016

Consecration and Renewal
March 1, 2016

Families: Essential Agents of Evangelization
February 1, 2016

Our Service to Youth
January 1, 2016

Our Mission to Build the Domestic Church and Strengthen Parish Life
December 1, 2015

Mobilizing for Christians in the Middle East
November 1, 2015

Holy and Loving Families
September 1, 2015

Memory and Martyrdom
August 1, 2015

The Enduring Call to Love
July 1, 2015


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