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An “interim” Vice-President at KVRPS

Sr. Petra Sičáková ssnpm, Vice-President of the Conference of Religious Superiors of Slovakia (KVRPS), ended her mandate as Major Superior of her congregation on 24 September. According to the statutes of the Conference, she can no longer exercise the role of...

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New presidency of the Croation Conference of Religious

At the 52nd Electoral Assembly of the Croatian Religious Conference (HRK), held on 15 October 2020, the major superiors elected the presidency of the Conference for the next three years. Fr. Slavko Slišković, Provincial Superior of the Croatian Province of the...

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KWPZZZ from Poland has a new President

During the 141st Elective Plenary Assembly of the Conference of Women Major Superiors of the Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life in Poland, held in Warsaw on 6-7 October last, six months late due to the pandemic situation, a new Executive...

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Sr. Madeleine Boland, new Vice-President of COREB

On 25 August 2020, during its statutory General Assembly held by videoconference, the Board of COREB (B) elected Sr. Madeleine BOLAND osb, Abbess of the Abbey of Our Lady of Peace (Benedictines) in Liège, as its new Vice-President to replace Sr. Marie-Renilde D'HAEMER.

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CIRP from Portugal decide on a new leadership

On 29 June, in Fatima, the members of CIRP elected their new leaders: Sr. Maria da Graça Alves Guedes rad, who had been Vice-President since June 2017, is now the President of CIRP; Fr. Pedro Alexandre Simões Gouveia Fernandes cssp has been chosen as Vice-President....

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The Austrian Conference has a new General Secretary

Since 4 May 2020, Sr. Christine Rod mc of the Order of the Missionary Sisters of Christ has held the position of General Secretary of the Conference of Major Superiors of Austria ÖOK. The General Secretary is the link between the six-member Board of Directors of the...

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The two Austrian Conferences have merged

After a long process that began in 2018, the Association of Women Religious Orders of Austria (VFÖ) and the Conference of Superiors of Men Religious Orders of Austria (SKÖ) solemnly united at their first common General Assembly in November 2019. This unification was...

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A new secretary at HRK

On 19 September, the Board of the Croatian Religious' Conference nominated Sr. Krista Mijatović scsc as the new Secretary of HRK, thus replacing Sr. Irena Olujević.

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New leadership in Bosnia and Herzegovina

At the 18th extraordinary Electoral Assembly of the Conference of Major Superiors of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was held on 24 August 2019 in Banja Luka (Petrićevac), new leaders of the Conference were elected: Fr. Jozo Marinčić, OFM Provincial Minister of the...

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The Belgian COREB has a new presidency

At their last General Assembly on 18 June, the COREB of Belgium chose new leaders: Br. Robert THUNUS fm is the new President; Sr. Marie-Renilde d'HAEMER sv has been elected Vice-President. They have taken over from Sr. Marie-Sophie d'OULTREMONT ra and Abbot Benoit...

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AMRI has a new President

The Association of Leaders of Missionaries & Religious of Ireland AMRI has elected a new President at their last AGM on 29 May: Sr. Kathleen McGARVEY ola. She replaces Fr. Marc WHELAN cssp.

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New presidency at the Latvian Conference

The members of the Conference of Major Superiors of Latvia LKDIPAK met on 4 February 2019 to elect a new Council. The elections took place in  the Jesuit House of Mārupe near Riga in a happy and cheerful atmosphere. Archbishop Zbigņievs Stankevičs of Riga attended and...

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New joint Conference in Slovakia

The Conference of Major Superiors in Slovakia to be led by Fr. Václav Hypius by Františka Čačková OSF At the first Meeting of the Assembly of Members of the Joint Conference of Major Superiors of Slovakia (Konferencia vyšších rehoľných predstavených, in Slovak KVRPS),...

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New Secretary General for the Austrian men religious

The Conference of Major Superiors of men religious of Austria decided at their plenary meeting on 26 November 2018 to appoint Mr Peter Bohynik fully-fledged Secretary General; so far he had ensured the General Secretariat a temp. He takes over from Fr Franz Helm...

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