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Pope Francis and Archbishop José Antonio Eguren.

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Peruvian archbishop

Apr 2, 2024

By Eduardo Berdejo

The Vatican announced that Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura and Tumbes, Peru. Read more

From left to right: Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu; José David Correa, superior general of Sodalitium Vitae Christianae; and Archbishop Charles Scicluna.

Papal envoys conclude visit in Sodalitium Christianae Vitae investigation

Aug 9, 2023

By David Ramos

Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu met with members of the society of apostolic life as well as... Read more

Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu (left) and Archbishop Charles Scicluna in Chile.

Vatican to investigate Sodalitium Christianae Vitae lay society in Peru

Jul 22, 2023

By Diego López Marina

The investigation will be led by Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna, assistant secretary of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the... Read more

Pope Francis greets José David Correa González, superior general of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, at the Vatican, Oct. 30, 2021.

Pope Francis meets with Sodalitium Christianae Vitae superior general

Nov 4, 2021

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Pope Francis received in a private audience at the Vatican Oct. 30 José David Correa González, superior general of the... Read more


Peruvian cardinal calls for suppression of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae

Mar 9, 2020

By CNA Staff

A Peruvian cardinal has said that the Vatican has been asked to dissolve the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a Peruvian religious... Read more

Pedro Salinas.

Peruvian archbishop withdraws defamation suit against journalist

Apr 24, 2019

The Archbishop of Piura, Peru, José Antonio Eguren, announced that he will withdraw a complaint of aggravated defamation against journalist... Read more

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

Superior General of the Sodalitium of Christianae Vitae, José David Correa.

Sodalitium Christianae Vitae elects new superior general

Jan 22, 2019

Colombian José David Correa González has been selected as the new superior general of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a Catholic... 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

New Sodalit report details severe sexual, psychological abuse

Feb 14, 2017

Two reports made public on Tuesday detail sexual, physical and psychological abuses committed by members of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae,... Read more

Vatican appoints Archbishop Tobin as delegate for Sodalitium reforms

May 13, 2016

The superior general of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae announced in a statement today that Archbishop Joseph William Tobin of Indianapolis... Read more

Report released on abuse scandal in Sodalitium Christianae Vitae

Apr 21, 2016

On Saturday an ethics commission created to investigate and offer proposals surrounding accusations of abuse against the founder of the... Read more