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Vatican Issues Worldwide Guidelines for Reporting Abuse

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 »

New Director of Safeguarding Initiatives

Deacon Steven DeMartino is the new Director of Safeguarding Initiatives for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men. He will focus on promoting and sustaining a culture of safety with men’s religious institutes in the United States, and will build upon safeguarding efforts undertaken by CMSM since 2002. Deacon DeMartino is a permanent deacon for the… Read more »

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Upcoming Events

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.

Safeguarding Workshop

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.

Collaborators Conference

Jan. 20-22, 2020 | San Antonio, Texas

This new event is for laity and religious engaged in administrative and leadership roles with and for congregations of men religious. Engage in professional development, networking, and workshops with others working in these areas: communications, legal, fundraising, and finance. Learn more!

Brother Symposium thumbnailReligious 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. Register here.