Monthly Archives: November 2018
Our greetings of joy and peace, for you and your Institutions.
Rome’s Constellation Committee, the most international of all constellations, announces you the celebration of our Annual Assembly, on 10th January 2019, at the UISG headquarters.
As is customary on the year in which we celebrate the UISG plenary, this year’s meeting will only last one day. Continue reading
Yaoundé, Cameroon. We thank the Lord for the liberation of our brother missionaries in Cameroon who were abducted on the 23rd of November 2018. They are now on their way to Douala, Cameroon. The driver is still with the captors.
We thank everyone for your messages of solidarity and communion and for your prayers. God bless us all! Continue reading
In the early morning of Saturday, 24 November 2018, Father General and Secretary General received the news of the seizure of three of our brothers of the Independent Delegation of Cameroun last Friday, November 23, 2018. However, we have not publicly and officially announced the incident for security purposes. But the Major Superiors and Secretaries of the Organisms were immediately informed on that same day. Continue reading
The Rev. Dr. Tim Macquiban, director of the Methodist Ecumenical Office in Rome and Minister of the Ponte Sant’Angelo Methodist Church, and Dr. Donna Orsuto, director of The Lay Centre will help participants prepare for Christmas by reflecting on what it means to live the joy of the Gospel in everyday life. Continue reading
Sr Gabriella Bottani, Talitha Kum International Coordinator, will share her recent experience on delivering anti-slavery projects (formation, networking, research) in Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Cameroon, with the support of the Irish and the British Governments. Continue reading
The Union of International Superiors General (UISG), whose memberships consists of 2000 Superior Generals of Congregations of Women Religious throughout the world, representing more than 500,000 sisters, expresses its deep sorrow and indignation over the pattern of abuse that is prevalent within the church and society today. Continue reading
Through interfaculty dialogue, the COM-UNI-TAS 2018 conference deals with a topic of fundamental importance for the Church and society of today. It goes back to the idea of the common good, a key concept in the thought of St Thomas regarding society, and politics in particular, in contrast with the “throw-away culture” Continue reading
This year offers us the opportunity to honour the contribution of our Centre’s eponym, Augustin Bea, on the 50th Anniversary of his passing. Over the course of the 2018-2019 Year of Cardinal Bea, we will celebrate with a series of evening lectures on Jewish-Christian relations, Continue reading
In response to Pope Pius XII’s call in order to assist children who were victims of the Second World War, four Church institutions, including the Congregation of the Christian Brothers, founded the International Catholic Child Bureau (BICE) in 1948. After 70 years of its constitution, BICE has now 79 affiliated organizations in the entire world as well as national groups in Latin America. Continue reading