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JP Alert: Nov. 18, 2020

2020-11-18T22:34:41+00:00November 18, 2020|Justice and Peace, Latest News|

This week's JP Alert includes events and resources to commemorate significant anniversaries of martyrs of El Salvador, action taken by the US bishops on racial justice during their annual meeting, news and action on labor and immigration, and resources for Advent, providing spiritual accompaniment for those suffering from COVID, and

Motu proprio: Authenticum charismatis

2020-11-04T20:36:52+00:00November 4, 2020|Latest News|

All new institutes of consecrated life and societies of apostolic life must now have written approval by the Apostolic See prior to their erection. A motu proprio issued by Pope Francis, Authenticum charismatis, updates Canon 579, which has allowed diocesan Ordinaries to approve institutes following consultation with the Holy See.

New Cardinals Include Former CMSM Member

2020-10-25T21:03:00+00:00October 25, 2020|Latest News|

Among the 13 new Cardinals named by Pope Francis today are four male religious, including a former US provincial of the Scalabrinians who was a member of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM). These are in addition to the Archbishop of Washington, in whose archdiocese the national office

Racial Justice Topic of CMSM National Assembly

2020-08-13T04:41:23+00:00August 13, 2020|Justice and Peace, Latest News|

Speakers at this year’s National Assembly, held online for the first time ever, addressed the challenges and realities of racism and racial justice. Under the theme, “Repentance and Reconciliation: Taking Action to Transform the World,” New Orleans Auxiliary Bishop Fernand Cheri III, OFM, and Sulpician Father Tom Ulshafer spoke

New President-elect & Board Member

2020-08-07T19:02:19+00:00August 7, 2020|Latest News|

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

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