LEGION OF CHRIST/REGNUM CHRISTI’s Cultic Dynamics: Former Legionary of Christ/Regnum Christi interviewed by International Cultic Studies executive director

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Dear Readers,

thought you migh be interested in this “clinical” interview of ReGAIN board member, and former LC/RC, Lennon, conducted by Dr. Michael Langone, executive director of International Cultic Studies Association. Dr. Langone helps us to understand the dynamics of recruiting, retention, and control of members in the LCRC in a serious, analytical and objective way.

Sit back, learn, enjoy

Hope it will be helpful to others who want to understand their personal experience, the experience of family, friends and loved ones, male and female in these and other potentially harmful groups.

Apostolic Nuncio Mentions Legion of Christ/Regnum Christi & Marcial Maciel re Sexual Abuse

Mexico bishops investigated over abuse cover-up allegations

Archbishop Franco Coppola , Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico, has revealed that 12 bishops in Mexico are being investigated for covering up the abuse.
By Madoc Cairnes  The Tablet, Nov 3, 2021

Twelve bishops in Mexico are being investigated for covering up the abuse of minors and vulnerable adults, although no conclusions have so far been reached, the Vatican ambassador to the South America nation has revealed.

Archbishop Franco Coppola, the Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico, said that some of the investigations, carried out on the basis of new norms established by Pope Francis, have been referred to the Vatican itself. 

With the Nuncio’s revelation that more than one-sixth of Mexico’s Bishops are under suspicion of concealing abuse, the image of the Church in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation is likely to be further tarnished.

In 2019 one bishop revealed that at least 103 Catholic priests in Mexico have been suspended in the past nine years for sexual abuse against minors, out of more than 271 priests have been accused of sexual abuse.

In 2020 the Pope sent the team of investigators he directed to Chile in 2018 to Mexico, in a move suggesting problems of abuse and cover-up in Mexico could be as severe as the Chilean crisis. Although the visit was cancelled, Archbishop Coppola, the Papal representative in Mexico, has made confronting the abuse crisis a personal priority. 

Mexico was at the epicentre of one the most significant cases of abuse and cover-up in the recent history of the church, that of Fr Marciel Maciel, founder of the Legionaries of Christ.

An internal report by the religious order in 2019 concluded that Maciel had abused at least 60 minors over decades – during which Maciel, and the legion, were regularly lauded by the institutional Church.

The consequences of the scandal continue to unfold. When Archbishop Coppola released his personal email and appealed for victims of abuse to come forward, most of those who contacted them wanted, he said, to talk about the Legionaries of Christ. 

With 84 million Catholic residents, Mexico has one of the highest number of Catholic inhabitants in the world, second only to Brazil. The moral authority of the Church in Mexico has been eroded in recent years, however, with protestant denominations making inroads in the north and south of the country. Across Latin America, the portion of people who identify as Catholic has declined in recent decades, from around 90 per cent in the 1960s to 69 per cent in 2014. 

FOR-PROFITS AND NON-PROFITS controlled by Legion of Christ/Regnum Christi Federation

(Article below Verbatim from Legioleaks English page:
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< Thanks to the help of a source which would like to remain anonymous, we have compiled a list of FOR-PROFITS and NON-PROFITS controlled by the Legion. Some of these are inactive. Please note that according to Canon Law, no religious congregation may own a for-profit but can own a non-profit.
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1) OFFSHORE TAX ENTITIES created by the Legion and managed out of the Legion’s headquarters in Rome (Via Aurelia 677)
International Volunteer Services
The Society for Better Education
ECYPH Limited
2) ENTITIES CONTROLLED BY THE LEGION that manage world-wide funds
Horizons Institute, Inc [run from Rome, controls the Legion of Christ’s world-wide funds and activities]
Legion of Christ, Inc
Legion de Cristo, Inc
RC Activities, Inc
Rossotto, Inc [controls the Legion’s US funds]
LC Pastoral Services, Inc
Consolidated Catholic Administrative Services, Inc
Mission Network Activities USA, Inc
Sviluppo Risorse Umane, Inc
Human Resources ITA, Inc
Studi Superiori e Ricerca, Inc
Investment and Research in Education, Inc
Research and Development for Education, Inc
National Consultants for Education, Inc
Pastoral Support Center, Inc
3) ENTITIES CONTROLLED BY THE LEGION which represent local apostolates. Many of these are FOR-PROFIT corporations owned by the Legion and run by Legionaries. Most have their headquarters in the U.S.
Ramona Blvd, Inc
LC Center Harbor, Inc
Lux et Vita, Inc
LCNA Atlanta, Inc
Catholic World Mission, Inc
OpDyke Inc
Mission Network Programs USA, Inc
Home and Family, Incorporated
Oak Academies, Inc
Legion of Christ Atlanta, Inc
Logos, Inc
Circle Media, Inc
Mater Ecclesiae, Inc
Legion of Christ College, Inc
Northwoods Educational Foundation, Inc
Thousand Oaks Educational Foundation, Inc
Logos of Georgia, Inc
Ducks & Geese Unlimited, Inc
NTLC, Inc
Helping Hand Investment, Inc
Catholic Center for Family Development, Inc
Vocation Action Circle, Inc
Twin Cities Pastoral Center, Inc
Our Lady of Thornwood, Inc
Escuela de la Fe, Inc
Westchester Center, Inc
Catholic Net, Inc
World Friends, Inc
Challenge America, Inc
Domus Mariae, Inc
Carl Trippi Memorial, Inc
Cultural Promotion Society, Inc
Ocean Pastoral Center, Inc
Conquest NA, Inc
Innovative Media, Inc
Dawn Charitable Developers, Inc
Centro Cultural Latino Corporation
Fidelis Business-Ethics Advisors, Inc
Center for Family Life, Inc
Eco Apostolate USA, Inc
Mano Amigo Venezuela Corp
Immaculate Conception Academy, Inc
The Apostolate Fund, Inc
Sacred Heart Apostolic School, Inc
Familia USA, Inc
College Compass, Inc
Hardig Realty Corporation
Pleasant Road Development, LLC
Fidelis Educational Net, Inc
Omega Charitable Developers, Inc
Promotion of Educational Development, Inc
Educational Developers, Inc
Consecrated Women, Inc
Alpha Omega Family Center, Inc
Hombre Nuevo (RI) New Man (RI) Inc
Mission Network Young Men’s Programs USA, Inc
Youth for the Third Millenium, Inc
Home and Family Incorporated, Inc
Westchester Philosophical Center, Inc
Legacy Growth, Inc
World Education and Development Fund, Inc
Tyger Management Services Ltd
Racebrook, Inc
Management Institute International, Inc
Eco Apostolate USA, Inc
RC Washington DC, Inc
MN Canada, Inc
Familia Forming Families, Inc
Koshkonong Pastoral Center, Inc >
It was pointed out in Legioleaks that the above article mostly reflected USA holdings

Names of Non-Compensated Sexual Abuse Victims of Fr. Marcial Maciel, Founder and Superior General of the Legion(aries) of Christ/Regnum Christi Federation

Fr. Maciel (1920-2008) began abusing his adolescent seminarians soon after the foundation in Mexico City 1941. He was investigated twice by the Vatican, never went to trial in canon or civil law, and lived out his days in luxury and pleasure, unrepentent.

 

Names of Not Compensated Sexual Abuse Victims of Fr. Maciel, Founder and Superior General of the Legion(aries) of Christ -now morphed into Regnum Christi Federation

 

Recently deceased while the Legion/Regnum Superiors played cat and mouse, waiting for them to die off:

Saúl Barrales Arellano    (maternal surname goes last in Spanish; although people can be named by their maternal surname in certain cases, as in the case of Francisco González, called Parga )

Félix Alarcón Hoyos

Fernando Pérez Olvera

 

Living Survivors in their 80s,

two of whom are living in abject poverty and illness

José de Jesús Barba Martín

Alejandro Espinosa Alcalá

Francisco González Parga – together  with  Alarcón, the only other victim                                    ordained to priesthood-  went public in 2005 when  victims                                    were  interviewed by then Vatican Prosecutor, Mons. Charles                                Scicluna, in Mexico City)

Arturo Jurado Guzmán

José Antonio Pérez Olvera

Fr. Maciel Sexually Abusing Seminarians while Founding Legion of Christ

 

Dear Readers,

A week ago Victims of Fr. Maciel’s sexual abuse appeared on Mexican Canal 14 giving their testimonies once more and demanding compensation from the Legion of Christ/Regnum Christi Federation (note how the chameleon changes its name!)

As I conversed with one of them today I was shocked once again by what they had to say about the SEXUAL PREDATOR FOUNDER OF A BONA FIDE CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS CONGREGATION (now under the jurisdiction of the Congregation for Institutes of Religious Life and Associatons of Apostolic Life, presided over by Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz)

I learn that in Santander, Spain, in August 1954 (Maciel was 34; the Legion was 13, and hadreceived diocesan approval -through Maciel’s astuteness-  in 1948), the founder began engaging in a sexual relationship with at least one of his junior seminarians. The seminarian in question had recently arrived from Mexico on the Marqués de Comillas ship to begin his junior seminary studies. The victim was 15-16 years of age. It was “love at first sight” for the holy founder. Maciel began his grooming/entrapment of Pretty Boy and made great advances in his conquest for the Kingdom of Heaven –Thy Kingdom Come, being the motto which Maciel would choose..

The future “personal friend” of (saint) Pope John Paul II who would be lauded by the saint as “an efficacious guide for youth” was soon anally penetrating Pretty Boy. When Pretty Boy revealed the depth of his involvement with Maciel to his companions later in life, he confessed, in colorful Mexican parlance: “he fuxxed me and I fuxxed him; we fuxxed each other”,  (” él me cogió; yo le cogí; nos cogimos”)  with the help of lubricants.

I WANT TO SHOCK CATHOLIC AUTHORITIES INTO ACTION!

For those of you who are not familiar with this form of sexual intercourse, I refer you to Planned Parenthood:

“The anus does not produce enough lubrication for comfortable anal sex, so it’s important to use an artificial water-based lubricant — like K-Y jelly or Astroglide — for anal sex. (Using an oil-based lubricant, like Vaseline, can damage latex condoms.)”

The Popes and Vatican authorities do not seem to grasp the gravity of Maciel’s depravity, manipulation and astuteness or ask themselves how such a pervert could found a religious order. Some of Maciel’s victims believe he founded the order so as to have his own private harem:

Pope Francis called Maciel “a very disturbed person”; Pope Benedict declared him “a man lacking any moral scuples”. Marvelous examples of “euphemism’  and minimization so as to avoid the question of how the Vatican allowed itself to be deceived so roundly.

My Mexican friend referring the testimony to me agrees that this is an abomination. Here is the  predator, conman, imporsonator who kissed and embraced Pope John Paul II -while at the same time sodomizing his own spiritual sons, seminarians in Rome, acting as founder and Superior General of the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi Movement.

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