Cardinal Velasio De Paolis

February 26, 2014

Legion of Christ Completes Extraordinary General Chapter

Cardinal Velasio De Paolis says the congregation has dealt with the questions concerning its disgraced founder, ‘the one issue to which all the rest of the questions were connected.’

December 5, 2013

Legion of Christ Acknowledges Abuse Committed at Connecticut Seminary

The sexual abuse of a minor by Legionary Father William Izquierdo occurred while he served as instructor of novices in Cheshire, Conn., between 1982 and 1994.

October 7, 2013

Reform and Renewal: Legion of Christ General Chapter Set for January

Cardinal Velasio De Paolis revealed that the Legionaries will create a new constitution and elect new leadership to move forward from a wounded past.

October 1, 2012

Cardinal: Pope Likely to Pardon Valet