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Tag: Legion of Christ

Ordination and profession of vows in 2018

What follows is a general listing of various religious orders who admitted new members, professed vows and/or ordained. The purpose is to show how the Lord is working (or not) in many of the communities. Some communities are clearly alive and living the charism of their religious group; and it is equally clear that some […]

Legion of Christ forms commission on Maciel, expands Council

The ongoing reforms for the Legion of Christ to make it more user- friendly continue to be rolled out. The efforts of the Legion’s leadership which is overseen and directed by the papal delegate Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, CS, established a more transparent set of procedures by forming a commission to give objective results on legitimate concerns (see […]

Opportunities for continuing dialogue with the Orthodox Church, Farrell says

In the middle of the annual exercise of  prayer and study for Christian Unity, the Vatican’s daily news paper, L’Osservatore Romano, interviewed Bishop Brian Farrell, LC, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. The interviewer asked Bishop Farrell about problems in the ecumenical quest with the Orthodox Church, and his answer is below. […]

Counsellors to assist Legion of Christ restructuring announced

Archbishop Velasio de Paolis, C.S., the Pope’s delegate for the Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ, announced the names his four counsellors who will assist him in restructuring and renewing the Legion. The counselors: Father Agostino Montan C.S.I., episcopal vicar for religious life in the Diocese of Rome; Monsignor Mario Marchesi, vicar general of the […]