Fr. John Connor was elected to lead the embattled religious congregation in February 2020 during its general chapter in Rome.
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Unlike the report released in December 2019, the new document includes the full names of some of the priests who committed sexual abuse.
The Legionaries of Christ was founded by Mexican-born Fr. Marcial Maciel, who himself abused at least 60 minors.
COMMENTARY: As well as marking the end of a long and sometimes controversial career, it also signals Pope Francis’ preparations for the eventual election of the next pope.
Colombian Bishop Noel Londoño Buitrago has been appointed papal commissioner for the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, while it deals with revelations that its founder was a serial abuser.
Lay members of the movement founded by disgraced Father Marcial Maciel are discussing their identity, spirituality and mission, as they prepare to submit a draft revision of their statues to the Vatican in 2016.
The Holy Father, who turned 78 on Dec. 17, stopped to blow out the candles on a cake and took a sip of mate tea offered to him by pilgrims.