A Major Blow to The Legion” Fr Santiago Oriol, A Major Superior in Spain Departs
According to the Spanish language Blog El Trastevere:
One of the pillars of the Legionaries of Christ in Spain, a major superior and head of the Legion school in Madrid, Fr. Santiago Oriol, has publicly announced he is leaving the Legion.
The Oriol family is one of the wealthiest families in Spain and comes from nobility. At the same time, Fr Oriol’s sister Malen Oriol has left the Regnum Christi movement.
Most of the Fr. Santiago’s community which he heads is following his lead and leaving also. He has invited the school’s parents to reconsider pulling their children out of the school, and said he
doesn’t know, love, or trust the Legion anymore.
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