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Conference of Major Superiors of Men Records

1956-[ongoing]

Origination : Conference of Major Superiors of Men
Extent : 102 linear feet. 2 linear feet of audio-visual material. 1 reel of microfilm
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
English.

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Preferred Citation

Conference of Major Superiors of Men Records (MSM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Correspondence of CMSM presidents, executive directors, executive comittee, and other committees; memoranda and reports from regional meetings and yearly general assemblies; an evaluation study of CMSM and records of the work of the CMSM Structures Task Force in response to the study; a copy of the book Who are my brothers? (1988) with related drafts, galleys, and correspondence; byproducts of a CMSM video, Brother is a Verb; microfilm of Joseph A. Varacalli's The American Catholic call for liberty and justice for all (1980); letters and papers concerning abortion and the pro-life movement; financial records, surveys, and subject files; with material on CMSM's interaction with the Vatican, Leadership Conference of Women Religious, National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Interamerican Conference of Religious, and Conference of Latin American Religious.

Background

Superiors of Catholic religious orders and congregations of men meet as members of CMSM to provide the means of communication and cooperation with the Vatican, the American bishops, conferences of religious in other countries, civil government, and other religious groups; CMSM undertakes joint projects with other groups, organizes regional workshops and seminars for priests and brothers, and conducts programs to support social justice.

Index

Conference of Major Superiors of Men
Leadership Conference of Women Religious
National Conference of Catholic Bishops
Interamerican Conference of Religious
Conference of Latin American Religious
Vatican
Abortion
Who are my brothers
The American Catholic call for liberty and justice for all

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