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Visiting the President of KNR (NL)

On 28 and 29 July, Fr Zsolt Labancz, President of UCESM, came to visit the new office (since July 2020) of UCESM in Brussels. We took advantage of his coming to pay a short visit to Dom Bernardus Peeters ocso, Abbot of the Trappist Abbey of Koningshoeven near Tilburg...

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Sr. Adrien Pekó ssnd (1949-2020)

Sr. Adrien Pekó has been a committed and concerned member of the Executive Committee of UCEM in the first years of the new millennium. In 2001, at the General Assembly in Salzburg, she was elected Councillor. Three years later, in Ljubljana, she was appointed...

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Surprise at the EC

It seems "risky" to be a major superior on the Executive Committee of UCESM: it is the second time within five years that one of its members has been ordained bishop. First, our president, Father Giovanni Peragine, was taken away to become a bishop in Albania, and...

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New Board at UISG

on the right: Sr. Jolanda KAFKA rmi, President (2019-2022) on the left: Sr. Franca ZONTA fmi, Vice-President...

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UISG Plenary Assembly 2019 in Rome

From 6 to 10 May 2019, about 850 women general superiors met in Rome under the overall theme “Sowers of Prophetic Hope” for the triennial UISG assembly, which gathered leaders of congregations from 80 countries representing more than 450,000 women religious around the...

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A respectful coexistence…

Sr. Marjolein Bruinen: A respectful coexistence is needed in and for a Europe in diversity [Vienna, 28.02.2019] The Dominican and General Secretary of the Union of European Superiors of Orders (UCESM) in Brussels, Sr. Marjolein Bruinen, stressed on 27 February 2019 on...

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The Executive Committee visiting CICLSAL

On 20 November, the Executive Committee of UCESM travelled to Rome, together with the General Secretariat, to pay a visit to CICLSAL (Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life). The aim of this visit was to get acquainted and to...

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Annual Congress of Renovabis in Berlin

Fr. Zsolt Labancz, President of UCESM, and Sr. Marjolein Bruinen, Secretary General, participated at this year's International Congress of Renovabis under the topic "Remembrance and Departure - Paths towards Reconciliation in Europe" which took place on 26 and 27...

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