Q. Who are the Knights of Columbus?
A.The Knights of Columbus are the largest fraternal Catholic organization in the world.
Q. How many are they?
A. More than 1.8 million persons.
Q. Where are they present?
A. In the United States, Canada, Central America, Mexico, Philippines and Poland and many other countries where American troops were based.
Q. How are they supported?
A. Through insurance policies which is purchased by the members of the Order.
Q. Is it possible to join the Knights of Columbus?
A. Not in Italy. In order to join, one must be accepted by a “Council”; there are no Councils in Italy.
Q. Is it possible to participate in the Knights of Columbus charity works?
A. Charity work is managed at a local level by Councils; thus, it is not possible to participate in Italy.
Q. Is it possible to purchase books or medals by the Knights of Columbus?
A. No, they are not on sale.
Q. How can one use for free the Knights of Columbus sports centers?
A. By downloading the form from our site. Obviously, there are many requests; thus, there is a risk of not being granted use due to the lack of space.
Q. When must the forms be presented?
A. By the end of June; otherwise, there is a risk that they will not be accepted.
Q. What characteristics are necessary in order to be accepted for free use at the Knights of Columbus sports centers?
A. Organizations which work in the social fields are privileged, such as, disabled, mental health institutes, parishes, etc.
Q. What is required by those who attend?
A. Blameless behavior on and off the field. Swearwords are not allowed, neither cursing nor fighting, subject to immediate and permanent suspension of use.
Q. Must requests be made each and every time one wishes to use the sports centers?
A. No, requests are seasonal. Once a timeframe has been assigned, it is maintained of the entire year.