lunedì 15 maggio 2017

Stati Uniti
Knights of Columbus' financial forms show wealth, influence
NC Reporter
(Tom Roberts) The Irish Catholics who poured into the United States by the hundreds of thousands in the mid-19th century, hoping to escape famine and professing a faith that was despised by many, strained to gain a toehold in a hostile culture. The Knights of Columbus was born out of that struggle, one of a spate of fraternal and beneficial organizations to emerge in Catholic circles in an effort to provide protection and a path to assimilation into a new country. (...)