Four current members
acknowledged problems with the way women were recruited? adding that
18-year-olds shouldn’t make lifelong promises after a six-week candidacy program?.
The article quotes canon lawyer, Peter Vere who comments that the women are placed in a vulnerable position, because Regnum Christi is not committed to providing for health care or for their needs in their old age. The women may be discarded at any time.
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* ReGAIN comment re Vatican approval of statutes:
In 2004 the Vatican did approve an abbreviated version of the Regnum Christi statutes, which contained less than 10 % of the total regulations that govern every aspect of the consecrated women’s lives.