Knights of Columbus is a Catholic fraternal society founded in Conneticut, USA in 1882. It is not just the world's largest Catholic insurer, it is also the largest Catholic lay organisation in the world with over 1.75 million members throughout North, South and Central America.
The Knights are celebrated for standing in solidarity with Church hierarchy and for their unwavering support for pro-life initiatives. The website provides a detailed history of the Knights and their founder Fr Michael McGivney. It also provides an entree into its life and other insurance products.