91st General Assembly of the USG
The past 21-23 November in the "Casa Divin Maestro" of Ariccia (Rome, Italy) the 91st biannual Assembly of the Union of Superiors General (USG) took place. Its theme was: "Young people, faith , discernment. We start again from the Synod " In it the members of the USG who participated in the Synod of Bishops in October shared with the assembly their experiences of it whereupon the various groups analyzed some of the fundamental ideas of the final document.
Likewise, the members reflected on how to live and develop the key ideas of the document in the different religious families. The two superior generals, Fernando Millán Romeral, OCarm., and Saverio Cannistrà, OCD, participated on behalf of the Carmelite family.
The assembly elected as the new President of the Union, Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ and as Vice President, Fr. Michael Brehl, CSsR. Likewise, the representatives of the various "categories" of monks, mendicants, canons regular, clerical congregations, etc., were elected to the Executive Council.