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Confederación Latinoamericana de Religiosos (CLAR)
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(CLAR) was founded on Mar 2, 1959 at the wish of the Apostolic See and the Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (CELAM) with approbation of the statutes. It is subject to the papal Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life and consists of the national conferences of the leaders of the higher orders of the Latin American and Caribbean countries. The executive board consists of the president and three representatives. The leadership includes the leaders of the natio…

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Toepsch, Alexandra, “Confederación Latinoamericana de Religiosos (CLAR)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 08 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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