CMSM released the following statement this week following Pope Francis’ remarks on abuse against women religious by some clergy: We are grateful to Pope Francis for shining a light on the tragic mistreatment of women religious by clergy wherever it has occurred. This abuse against our sisters in faith and service is inexcusable and indefensible…. Read more »
New CARA research released for the World Day of Consecrated Life on Feb. 2, suggests good news for religious vocations. Catholic News Service reports that CARA researchers found 240 men and women had professed religious life in 2018, up from 200 in the prior survey. Seventy-one percent of CMSM major superiors responded to the annual survey… Read more »
Justice & Peace
Recent Alerts & Related Items
- Jan. 23, 2019: Alert: Violence Reduction Act, Immigration- Bank Petition, Homily Resources
- Aug. 2017 National Assembly Resolution: "Gospel Nonviolence: The Way of the Church" with new Implementation Guide
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- Corporate Accountability for Immigrants: Banks and Private Prisons Petition
- Pass the Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act
- Reduce Pentagon Spending
- Stop Yemen Famine and War
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Winter Leadership Gathering
Jan. 27-31, 2019 | Redemptorist Renewal Center, Tucson, Az.
This retreat-style conference will include input and reflection time on living a joyful, healthy and resilient life as a member of a religious community. Co-sponsored by the Conference of Major Superiors of Men and Southdown. Learn more or register at Southdown, or contact Katherine, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-727-4214 ext 104.
New Leader Workshop
Feb. 25-27, 2019 | CMSM National Office, Greenbelt, Md.
Learn from and collaborate with experts who can help you and your leadership team excel. Topics include finance, civil and canon law, personnel issues, leadership and vocations, leadership and formation, and much more. Learn more and register.