Father Marcial Maciel

July 18, 2014

Legion of Christ’s New General Director Discusses the Congregation’s Road Ahead

Father Eduardo Robles Gil was named in February to lead the religious congregation at the conclusion of its Extraordinary General Chapter.

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.’

February 6, 2014

The Legion of Christ Elects New Leader

Looking to move past the scandal involving its late founder, the congregation’s leaders have also issued a long-awaited apology to abuse victims and made extensive revisions to its constitutions.

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.

July 20, 2011

Father Garza, Father Maciel and the Legion

In an exclusive interview with the Register, the embattled congregation’s No. 2 man discusses the founder, the scandal surrounding him and how the Legion of Christ is struggling through this period of reform.

July 18, 2011

Legion of Christ's Vicar General Resigns

Father Luis Garza will leave Rome to head the ‘Legion Territory of North America.’

May 1, 2010

The Future of the Legionaries of Christ

Full Text of the Holy See’s Statement