NOVEMBER 5, 2016
CHARLES TOWN, WV - Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight, and Archbishop William E. Lori, S.T.D., Supreme Chaplain of the Knights of Columbus and Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Baltimore, will be honored with the 2016 Founders Award by Catholic Distance University (CDU).
The award will be presented by the university at its annual Gala on Saturday, November 5, in Arlington, Virginia. The announcement was made by Marianne Evans Mount, PhD, president of the university.
"Carl Anderson and Archbishop Lori are exceptional Church leaders, and Catholic Distance University is honored to recognize them with the Founders Award," said Dr. Mount.
"The organization they represent -- the Knights of Columbus -- promotes spiritual renewal among Catholics by strengthening them in holiness and unity, according to Pope Benedict," added the CDU president. "The Knights are in the vanguard in supporting the evangelization of family life through the mission of the domestic Church."