The Conference of Major Superiors of Men is pleased to announce the hiring of the Rev. Gerard J. McGlone, S.J., Ph. D., to serve as Associate Director for the Protection of Minors. The appointment was announced today by the Rev. John Pavlik, OFM Cap., Executive Director.
President Trump recently launched 59 cruise missiles at an air base in Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack within Syria. We, who are called to be Catholic religious leaders, mourn for all those that died in both of these incidents, and we denounce this use of violence which only exacerbates the habits and structures of violence.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials apprehended six men exiting a hypothermia shelter on February 8 at Rising Hope Mission Church in Alexandria, Virginia — violating ICE’s own policy not to conduct enforcement actions at or near “sensitive locations” like houses of worship. We, who are called to be Catholic religious leaders, are deeply troubled by the pattern of deportations of those seeking refuge who do not pose a “significant threat to national security and public safety.”
SILVER SPRING (January 18, 2017). The Presidents of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) representing the elected leaders of more than 55,000 Catholic religious sisters, brothers, and priests sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump reminding him of the gift and responsibility of leadership. LCWR… Read more »
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CMSM Media Release - Criminal Justice Reform - 11-17-2015
Media Release: CMSM National Assembly 2014 - 08-11-2014
CMSM Statement on Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria - 09-06-2013 (Media Release)
CMSM 2013 Assembly Media Release, 08-12-2013
Letter to Pope Francis, 03-14-2013
Letter to Pope Benedict XVI, 02-20-2013
CMSM Statement on Immigration Reform Proposals, 02-04-2013
CMSM 2012 Assembly Media Release, 08-06-2012
2012 CMSM Comments on the LCWR Situation, 06-08-2012
CMSM Media Release - Transition in Leadership, 03-19-2012