Monthly Archives: November 2018

UISG. Rome, January 10th 2019, Rome’s Constellation Assembly

Dear sisters in Christ Jesus

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

Claretians. Our brothers are free

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

Three Claretian Missionaries Seized in Cameroon

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 Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas: Rejoice. Advent Hope!

“Rejoice. Advent Hope!”

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

UISG declaration against any kind of abuse

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

Networking to better protect the dignity and the rights of the child – Dec 6th

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