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News from the member countries

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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The religious men and women of Austria join for the future

During their Plenary Assemblies, the Conference of Major Superiors and the Association of women religious orders in Austria have decided by a majority well above the two-thirds of votes to "walk together". "The Conference of Major Superiors and the Association of...

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The Swiss USMSR has a new President

On 19 November, Sr. Marie-Emmanuel MINOT, Sisters Hospitaller of Fribourg (CH), was elected new President of USMSR. Her councillors are Sr. Agnès-Thérèse DIÈNE osp, Sisters of the Work of Saint Paul, and Sr. Yvonne DUTOIT, Sisters Hospitaller of Sion. Our fraternal...

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A new President at KVPZR (CZ)

KVPZR from the Czech Republic have had elections in October 2018. A new President has been elected: Sr. Krista CHLÁDKOVÁ op, whom we know since her participation at our last General Assembly in Romania. Our sincere thanks go to Sr. M. Vojtecha ZIKESOVÁ cim conc for...

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The DOK has a new Board

The Members' Assembly of the German Conference of Major Superiors DOK elected a new Board at their meetong on 11-13 June in Vallenda. The new President is Sr. Katharina KLUITMANN osf, Provincial of the Franciscan Sisters of Penance and Charity, Province of...

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KORUS of Slovenia has a new President

The new President of KORUS (Slovenia), who was elected on 7 May during this year's General Assembly of the Conference, is Fr. Marjan ČUDEN ofm. He replaces Fr. Janez POTOČNIK sdb in this...

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Meeting in Ukraine

On 17 and 18 April, the second meeting of the Boards of the Conferences of Major Superiors Men and Women of the Roman-Catholic Church in Ukraine took place in the House of the Pallottine Fathers in Odessa (Ukraine). During the meeting, the Councillors reflected on the...

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CORU of Ukraine has a new Board

On 15 November, the Ukrainian Conference of Women Major Superiors of the Religious Institutes and Societies of Apostolic Life of the Latin Church in Ukraine (CORU) elected a new Board. The new President is Sr. Olena BYS csa, the Vice-President Sr. Nataliya CHERKIS...

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Albania: KShËL has chosen a new Board

On 30 October, the members of the Albanian Conference of Major Superiors KShËL came together and elected new leaders. Fr. Artan SELI sds, Albanian, has been chosen President, thus taking the place of the former President of KShËL, and also President of UCESM, Bishop...

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The Croatian Conference changes its name and Board

The second last General Assembly of the HKVRPP (Conference of Major Superiors men and women of Croatia) on 20th and 21st October 2016 in Zagreb decided on a modification of the Conference's name into an easier denomination: HRK, Croatian Religious Conference. During...

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Fr. Prokop Siostrzonek osb in charge of the Czech Conference

Fr. Prokop Siostrzonek osb, Prior Administrator of the Benedictine Monastery of Brevnov, has been elected new President of the KVPMR (Conference of Major Superiors of Men Religious of the Czech Republic) in June 2017. The new Vice-President is Fr. Marian Kosík o.praem.

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A new face at CORSUM in Russia

On Thursday 21st September, the members of CORSUM, gathered for their AGM from 18th till 22nd September, elected a new Council: Father Nikolay Dubinin ofm conv was reelected President for another term of four years; Sr. Axana Brytsik uskj (Ursuline of the Agonizing...

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Malta: a new Council at KSMR

On 9 September 2017, the members of KSMR in Malta have elected a new Council: the new President is the Prior Provincial of the Maltese Augustine Province, Fr. Ray Francalanza osa, the new Vice-President is Sr. Rachel Frendo osa. Sr. Mary Anne Sultana dsh is still...

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Change within COREB

On Saturday 17 June 2017, the Board of COREB (Conference of women and men religious in Belgium) elected Sr. Marie-Sophie d’Oultremont, Provincial of the Religious of the Assumption, President of COREB for a term of two years. Fr. Benoît Carniaux o.praem., Abbot of Our...

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New Board at the KNR in the Netherlands

At the General Assembly of the 8th June, the KNR has elected a new Board. After eight years at the leadership of KNR, Brother Cees van Dam csa said farewell and gave the gavel over to Abbot Bernardus Peeters of the Trappist Abbey of Koningshoeven. Besides a new...

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