Renew the Face of the Earth: An Urgent Catholic Call to Energy Transition “Lord send out your spirit and renew the face of the Earth.” – Psalm 104 Following Pope Francis’ meeting on June 13-14, 2019, with major fossil fuel executives and investors at the Vatican, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) announced… Read more »
A new apostolic letter issued today by Pope Francis, Vox estis lux mundi, expands the Church’s response to abuse by establishing worldwide standards for reporting abuse against minors and vulnerable adults, including by bishops and religious superiors. CMSM welcomes the guidance provided by the document and will undertake a review to ensure the national safeguarding standards… Read more »
Justice & Peace
Recent Alerts & Related Items
- July 16, 2019: CMSM Alert: Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children, Homilies, Immersion Trip
- 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 Act
- Reduce Pentagon Spending
- Stop Yemen Famine and War
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August 6-8,2019 | San Antonio, Texas
Join us for "Discerning Our Collective Witness: A Convocation for Major Superiors of Men" and be part of the conversation about the future of religious life and where and how we can collaborate in support of religious life and charisms. Learn more and register.
Justice & Peace Immersion Trip
Oct. 14-17, 2019 | Washington, DC
In the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching and praxis, this trip will include insightful social analysis, encounters, and drawing on the dimensions of active nonviolence and a just peace ethic to both understand poverty, migration, and racism in our nation’s capital, as well as envision social transformation. Learn more and register.
Oct. 28-30, 2019 | Lutz, Florida
In the tradition of Catholic Social Teaching and praxis, this trip will include insightful social analysis, encounters, and drawing on the dimensions of active nonviolence and a just peace ethic to both understand poverty, migration, and racism in our nation’s capital, as well as envision social transformation. Learn more about the workshop and how to register.
Religious Brothers Symposium
April 4, 2020 | Boston, Massachusetts
This national day-long celebration of the life and vocation of Brothers will include speakers, liturgy, and more. Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory and president of the Vatican Observatory Foundation, will be the keynote speaker. Save the date and learn more here.