“The impossibility of any real renewal, as long as they remain in power.”

If in following all the other great news about the Church these days you happened to miss this, take some time and have a look at Sandro Magister’s new piece about the Legionaries of Christ.

Legionaries. The "Nomenklatura" That Must Disappear

Name by name, all the top leaders of the congregation. Their extremely close connection with the founder and with his scandal. The impossibility of any real renewal, as long as they remain in power.

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. Rob Cartusciello says:

    I take no joy in witnessing the fall of the Legionaries. This is another situation in which we must PRAY.

    For the life of me, I cannot understand why a “damnatio memoriae” hasn’t been issued by the leadership of the LoC and a complete reformation of the order effected.

    The evil of their founder echoes on.

  2. TNCath says:

    Honestly, it may be that the Legionaries of Christ needs to fold and those who wish to remain found a new group.

  3. I have been following the blog “Catholic Light” (not as in “lite” beer:<)!) which has Pete Vere, a canonist, giving some very sound information and counsel, esp. to those in LC/RC, as well as those who are out of the movement. I highly recommend it for its sound advice and links.

  4. JARay says:

    I would say that Sandro Magister is very percipicatious…..spot on, if you prefer!

  5. irishgirl says:

    JARay-yes, spot on, indeed!

  6. Rob Cartusciello says:

    Archbishop Edwin Frederick O’Brien of Baltimore said it well:

    Marcial Maciel was “a man with an entrepreneurial genius who, by systematic deception and duplicity, used our faith to manipulate others for his own selfish ends.

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