The communities of the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious focus their vocation recruitment on this minority, ignoring the challenge of reaching out to the more heterodox majority.
What does CMSWR stand for?
CMSWR stands for Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (Washington, DC)
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But the announcement of the visitation--which came by letter from Cardinal Franc Rode, prefect of the CCL, to leaders of LCWR and the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR) last January--caused many to wonder if there weren't hidden motives behind it.
To illustrate the situation in the United States, the archbishop pointed to the two conferences of women's major superiors--the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, considered more traditional, and the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, which "goes more in the direction of secularization.
It comprises representatives from the Association of Catholic Health Science Centers, Catholic Charities USA, the Catholic Health Association of the United States, the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and the National Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious has 108 member congregations.
CARA also reported that the approximately 100 institutes represented by the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, whose members are considered more traditional, are attracting new members who are generally at least 10 years younger than those joining LCWR congregations.
THE FOUNDATIONS OF RELIGIOUS LIFE: REVISITING THE VISION By the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious Published by Ave Maria Press, $18.
In 1995, the Vatican also granted recognition to another group, the Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious, which is generally seen as a more conservative alternative to the leadership conference.