superior general


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the head of a religious order or congregation

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Rene Stockman, the order's superior general, asked the Vatican for support after the Brothers of Charity group rejected his formal request that the policy be changed.
Soulerin as Superior General in 1880 and served until 1898, nor his successors were up to the task of handling the situation.
They realized their plan in 1810, when the Superior General in St.
Though the teachers and some of the parents were not happy about the proposal the Superior General took the initiative to make them understand.
First parish: Father Musella (right) with Superior General, Rt Rev Father Antonio Rafael do Nascimento from Rome.
After Easter, Monsignor Gilles Wach, the French founder and superior general of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest will visit the church which has seen a lengthy campaign by local people to see it re-opened and used.
After Easter, Monsignor Gilles Wach, the French founder and superior general of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, will visit the church which has seen a lengthy campaign by local people to see it re-opened and used.
German-born Sister Mary Prema will soon replace Sister Nirmala Joshi as the new superior general of the Missionaries of Charity, who was re elected for the third time on March 13 and has led the congregation since 1997 after Mother Teresa's death.
Printers handling a wide range of snack packaging applications will find Belle Color to be a superior general purpose process ink," said Lou DeFlaviis, vice president of packaging business development for the Liquid Ink Division at INX.
The Society of St Pius X has now restored this fine building and on January 19 it was re-blessed by the Bishop Bernard Fellay, Superior General of the Society.
In that year, he became Assistant Superior General and General Treasurer of the Assumptionists, working in Rome until 1981 when his term ended.
Before joining the Jesuits, I hadn't a clue who Arrupe was, but these days I'm amazed that Pedro Arrupe, the superior general of the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983, isn't more well known.
Br Didyme reported to the Superior General in person; and thus the French version of the sorry story was accepted.
Pole vaulting is a very physically demanding sport that requires a lot of proper training to ensure a superior general fitness.
The centralized nature of the Society of Jesus also requires another key player for such a study: the superior general resident in Rome.
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