Luis Fernando Figari

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Logo of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitea. CNA file photo.

Sodalit founder expelled from congregation's community life

Feb 21, 2019

The founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae has been formally expelled from the group's community life, and forbidden from contacting... Read more

Sodalit founder appeals decision barring him from contact with community

Jun 4, 2018

Luis Fernando Figari, a layman accused of physical, sexual and psychological abuse, has launched a second appeal against a 2017... Read more

Pope Francis speaks aboard the papal plane from Lima, Peru to Rome Jan. 22, 2018.

Pope Francis: Final verdict on Sodalitium founder likely 'unfavorable'

Jan 22, 2018

By Elise Harris

On board the papal flight from Lima to Rome, Pope Francis said a final Vatican verdict on the founder of... Read more

Pope taps Colombian bishop to oversee Sodalitium amid ongoing crisis

Jan 10, 2018

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced Wednesday that Colombian Bishop Noel Antonio Londoño Buitrago C.Ss.R. has been appointed papal commissioner for the Sodalitium... Read more

Peruvian prosecutor requests jail for Sodalitium founder

Dec 13, 2017

Criminal prosecutors in Peru have requested that Luis Fernando Figari be incarcerated by a court order, while he is investigated... Read more

Sodalits provide information on abuse of minors to Peruvian prosecutors

Feb 20, 2017

The head of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae on Friday turned over to Peru's Office of the Public Prosecutor the information... Read more

Vatican bars Sodalit founder from contact with members

Feb 10, 2017

A newly released decree from the Vatican's congregation for religious life states that the founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae,... Read more

Sodalits agree to pay 2.8 million dollars in reparations to abuse victims

Jan 25, 2017

The Sodalitium Christianae Vitae announced Saturday that 66 persons can be considered victims of abuse of mistreatment by members of... Read more

Sodalitium community declares founder is guilty of abuse accusations

Apr 5, 2016

The superior general of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae released on Tuesday a video statement confirming that the founder of the... Read more