The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) responds to the revelation of abuse allegations in Pennsylvania and elsewhere in recent days: Recent news out of Pennsylvania, Washington and other places regarding past abuse by clergy and religious is devastating to us, the major superiors of men religious in the United States, because these actions… Read more »
The 2018 CMSM National Assembly and Pre-Assembly Workshop were featured in articles by the St. Louis Review and the National Catholic Reporter: Disaffiliated youth present challenge, opportunity: Men’s religious leaders discuss new study ahead of synod on young people | St. Louis Review, August 2, 2018 Discussion on race offers church a second chance to take a… Read more »
Justice & Peace
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- July 24, 2018: Alert: Immigration Corporate Accountability Petition/Webinar, Ecology, Homilies
- Aug. 2017 National Assembly Resolution: "Gospel Nonviolence: The Way of the Church" with new Implementation Guide
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14th Annual CMSM Supervision Workshop
Creating a Culture of Safety and Well-being
October 29-31, 2018 | Bethany Retreat Center, Lutz, Fl. (10 miles from Tampa International Airport)
Leading experts in organizational change and community wellness will address the dynamics of fostering cultural change and the dual and complementary relationship of safety and well-being. Learn more.
Annual Gathering for Religious Leaders - Save the Date
Jan. 27-31, 2019 | Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Az.
Enjoy a relaxed schedule that mixes programming and discussion with free time to enjoy the beautiful desert (The Center is adjacent to the Saguaro National
The Catholic Church in America—once an ally of workers and their unions—grew deferential to big money in recent decades. Now, prompted by the Pope, a new generation of labor priests and bishops is trying to change that. This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of “The American Prospect” magazine.
MODESTO, Calif., Feb. 18, 2017 – The Most Rev. Robert W. McElroy, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego, today delivered the following comments at the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements during a panel discussion on the barriers marginalized people face in housing and work.
Forum – Winter 2017: Statements of Cardinal Cupich and Cardinal Tobin on the Executive Order on Refugees and Migrants
Statement of Cardinal Cupich – January 29, 2017 – This weekend proved to be a dark moment in U.S. history. The executive order to turn away refugees and to close our nation to those, particularly Muslims, fleeing violence, oppression and persecution is contrary to both Catholic and American values. Have we not repeated the disastrous decisions of those in the past who turned away other people fleeing violence, leaving certain ethnicities and religions marginalized and excluded? We Catholics know that history well, for, like others, we have been on the other side of such decisions.