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Latest Legion Of Christ Items
  • Vatican appoints advisor for the Legion of Christ

    The appointment of Father Gianfranco Ghirlanda, S.J., as pontifical advisor for the Legion of Christ aims to advance the renewal and reform of the troubled religious congregation.


  • Former Legionaries of Christ leader dies from cancer

    Father Álvaro Corcuera Martínez del Río, L.C., former general director of the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi, died in Mexico on Monday after a long battle with cancer.


  • Latin patriarch dedicates church at Magdala Center

    Latin Patriarch Fouad Twal of Jerusalem has consecrated a church at the inauguration of the Magdala Center, an archaeological park in Mary Magdalene’s hometown that contains a first century synagogue where Jesus Christ may have preached.


  • Legion of Christ names new North American head

    Maryland-born priest Father John Connor, L.C., has been named the head of the Legion of Christ’s territory of North America.


  • Legion of Christ suit in Rhode Island moves ahead

    A federal judge in Rhode Island has agreed to let a lawsuit move forward against the Roman Catholic religious order the Legion of Christ, turning down an attempt by the disgraced order to end the lawsuit brought over a late Yale University professor's $1 million bequest.


  • Legion's general director affirms Christ-centered spirituality

    At the conclusion of the Legion of Christ’s general chapter, the order’s recently elected general director, Fr. Eduardo Robles Gil, confirmed their commitment to Christ and his reign.


  • Group seeks criminal probes of Catholic order

    A group that advocates for victims of clergy abuse wants authorities to investigate the Legion of Christ, a disgraced Roman Catholic order.


  • Judge: Let Legion of Christ lawsuit go forward

    A late Yale University professor's family should be allowed to sue the disgraced Roman Catholic order the Legion of Christ over a more than $1 million bequest, a federal magistrate judge in Rhode Island recommended.


  • Priest's admission to fathering child revives hypocrisy charges

    The Legion of Christ religious order, already discredited for concealing the crimes of its pedophile founder, suffered another blow to its credibility Tuesday when its superior admitted that he knew in 2005 that his most prominent priest had fathered a child, yet allowed him to keep teaching and preaching about morality.


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