The mission of ReGAIN, which emerged in the 1990s, is toa as outreach, unite, and support those touched or adversely affected by the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi Movement. Past and present members and all those who quest for justice and truth, resolution, and healing are invited to join in this endeavor.
In the light of Vatican investigations and revelations regarding the double criminal life of founder Fr. Marcial Maciel, ReGAIN is no longer a lone voice crying in the wilderness. ReGAIN’s suppressed exlegionaries.com discussion board has been replaced in the past few years by a new, vibrant, well-informed, and interactive blog that keeps the public informed: http://www.life-after-rc.com Other Web pages in Spanish also monitor the Legion: http://avlcrc.blogspot.com and http://blogs.21rs.es/trastevere I recognize that there are “good fruits” associated with the Legion, or, to be more precise, the people within the Legion. My focus in this paper, however, is on the “bad fruits,” that which Church authorities diminished, denied, or disbelieved for so many years. Fr. Maciel’s Accomplices Of course, the first really bad apple was the founder, Fr. Marcial Maciel. Researchers of the Legion also wonder how Maciel could have lived such a corrupt lifestyle for so long without help from others. Maciel was a master of deceit and control, surrounded by a circle of sexual victims and procurers. Another circle of collaborators helped him deceive everyone and stay in power for six decades. Continue reading