to the website of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) CMSM serves the leadership of the Catholic orders
and congregations of the more than 17,000 vowed religious priests and
brothers of the United States, ten percent of whom are foreign missionaries.
CMSM provides a voice for these communities in U.S. church and society.
CMSM also collaborates with the U.S. bishops and other key groups and
organizations that serve church and society.
“While the income of a minority is increasing exponentially, that of the majority is crumbling. This imbalance results from ideologies which uphold the absolute autonomy of markets and financial speculation, and thus deny the right of control to States, which are themselves charged with providing for the common good.” --Pope Francis.