Decree 24: “The Ongoing Formation of Superiors,” General Congregation 34 (1995)

This brief decree contains the recommendation by the delegates to the 34th General Congregation that their newly selected superior general provide updated copies of guidelines for the formation of superiors in the Society of Jesus.

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In order to assist in the ongoing formation of superiors, General Congregation 34 recommends that Father General publish updated versions of the following documents: Guidelines for Provincials, Guidelines for Local Superiors, Guidelines for the Distinction and Relations between the Director of a Work and the Religious Superior.



Original Source (English translation):

Jesuit Life & Mission Today: The Decrees & Accompanying Documents of the 31st35th General Congregations of the Society of Jesus, ed. John W. Padberg. St. Louis, Mo.: Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2009, General Congregation 34, Decree 24, “The Ongoing Formation of Superiors,” pg. 654 [521].

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