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Papal Moments

Pope Benedict XVI greets Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson shortly after his election to the papacy in 2005.
 
Pope Benedict XVI greets Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson shortly after his election to the papacy in 2005.
Pope Benedict XVI greets Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson shortly after his election to the papacy in 2005. Pope Benedict XVI receives Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson and Supreme Chaplain Bishop William E. Lori of Bridgeport, Conn., in audience.
Pope John Paul II meets with Supreme Knight Carl A. Anderson at the Vatican. Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant and Mrs. Ann Dechant greet Pope John Paul II at a Papal Mass co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Diocese of Brooklyn at New York’s Aqueduct Race Track in 1995.
Pope John Paul II greets the crowd at a Papal Mass co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Diocese of Brooklyn at New York’s Aqueduct Race Track in 1995. Pope John Paul II greets Count Enrico Galeazzi, the Order’s official representative in Rome.
Pope John Paul I greets Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant and Supreme Chaplain Bishop Charles P. Greco in 1978. Supreme Knight John W. McDevitt, along with Supreme Chaplain Bishop Charles P. Greco, are received in audience by Pope Paul VI.
The Order’s officers and Board of Directors, led by Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant, are received in audience by Pope Paul VI.
Supreme Knight Luke E. Hart is received in audience by Pope John XXIII.
In a 1950 Holy Year audience Pope Pius XII received, left to right, Supreme Chaplain Msgr. Leo M. Finn, Supreme Knight John E. Swift, Supreme Advocate Luke E. Hart and K of C Rome representative Count Enrico Galeazzi. The Officers and Board of Directors are received in audience by Pope Benedict XV.