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The Conference of Major Superiors of Men is the national organization in the United States for the leaders of men religious and apostolic communities. We address issues about the life of men religious and apostolic communities as well as broader issues of the Catholic Church and our society.

Media contact:
Susan Gibbs
202-525-9554 and 301-588-4030

Latest News

New President-elect and Board Member

Br. Kevin Griffith, CFC, province leader of the Edmund Rice Christian Brothers North America, was elected president-elect of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men during the National Assembly, held online Aug. 4-5, 2020. He will join the board of directors of CMSM immediately and, in August 2021, succeed Rev. Adam Gregory Gonzales, OCD, as… Read more »

Fr. Frank Donio, SAC, Appointed Interim Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) has appointed Reverend Frank Donio, SAC, D.Min., vicar provincial for the Immaculate Conception Province of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallottines), as interim executive director, effective Aug. 3, 2020, for a one-year term. He will take on this new responsibility while… Read more »

CMSM on DACA Decision by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States released a decision today to prevent termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. From CMSM: “The decision by the US Supreme Court brings tremendous relief and joy for the 800,000 DACA recipients who came to the United States as children, have grown up here, gone… Read more »

Personal Reflection on Bishop-Designate Lewandowski, C.Ss.R.

Upon hearing the news about Fr. Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R. Bethany Welch, Ph.D., CMSM Fellow for Justice and Peace My first text of the day on June 10 was a friend sharing a screencap of the USCCB announcement that Father Bruce Lewandowski, C.Ss.R. was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore. Fr. Bruce – now Bishop-designate Bruce –… Read more »

CMSM Condemns Racism, Brutality; Calls for Authentic Change

In the wake of a week of turmoil across the United States, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, which represents the leaders of more than 200 Catholic religious institutes of men across the United States, publicly condemns racism. We condemn brutality that takes away breath and we call for reforms to policies and practices… Read more »