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  • CMSM speaker: Religious brothers often overlooked in church life

    CMSM speaker: Religious brothers often overlooked in church life

    • Aug 21, 2017

    Religious brothers are not there to serve the priests of their order, except through the mutual responsibilities that characterize any group that aspires to be a real community. The annual meeting of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men recently discussed the role of religious brothers at their annual meeting.

  • Church's sexual abuse scandals reach into Japan

    Church's sexual abuse scandals reach into Japan

    • Apr 20, 2016

    The Roman Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal has stretched into one of the least Catholic countries in the world: Japan, where former students at a prestigious all-boys parochial school allege they were molested or raped by religious brothers who taught there decades ago. Three former students at St. Mary’s International

  • O Brother, Who Art Thou?

    • Dec 14, 2015

    Back in the late 1980s, I briefly flirted with the idea of a religious vocation. At one stage I thought I might want to become a Catholic brother, largely because I wasn’t sure about the priesthood. As any formation director worth his or her salt will tell you, that was