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from usfranciscans.com by Jim McIntosh ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Voicing their support for the revitalization of Franciscan life in the US, six provinces of the Order of Friars Minor have voted to form one new organization. On May 30, the friars of each of the six provinces voted at meetings in their communities to support the formation of… Read more »
From May 24 to 27, 2018, more than 250 religious leaders from some 240 Catholic congregations from across Canada and other partners, including Rev. John Pavlik, OFM Cap, CMSM Executive Director, attended the 32nd General Assembly of the Canadian Religious Conference (CRC). The theme of this edition, “The nights are laden with life. Watcher, what… Read more »
from vaticannews.va Pope Francis has confirmed the heroic virtues of 12 Servants of God in a decree promulgated by the Congregation for the Causes of Saints on May 19th. The list of the 12 includes members of religious communities and institutes for consecrated life. Here is the full list of decrees: – the heroic virtues… Read more »
Bishops take unprecedented step in light of cover-ups associated with past sexual abuse of minors by priests.
The letter was signed by Pax Christi USA, a national Catholic peace organization, and groups representing religious men and women, including the Conference of Major Superiors of Men and Network, a Catholic social justice lobby. Other signers included the Franciscan Action Network, Maryknoll Office of Global Concerns, National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, USC Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart and the Institute Justice Team of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas.