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May 29, 2013 - 04:04 pm .- The Legionaries of Christ and the members of Regnum Christi will enter a period of atonement and prayer in preparation for upcoming events that will determine the future of their spiritual family.
May 14, 2013 - 01:56 pm .- Prominent U.S. priest Father Thomas Williams has asked Pope Francis to dispense him from his priestly obligations in order to care for the child he fathered and the child's mother.
Oct 24, 2012 - 06:22 pm .- Four news organizations are seeking the release of sealed court documents from a lawsuit contesting the will of a Rhode Island woman who gave $60 million to the Legion of Christ.
Oct 11, 2012 - 01:50 pm .- Father Alvaro Corcuera, General Director of the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi, announced that he is handing over his responsibilities for the sake of his health
Jul 13, 2012 - 12:02 am .- Pope Benedict XVI's representative has asked the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi to consider their needs and realities jointly, to prepare for the drafting of new constitutions.
May 22, 2012 - 07:25 pm .- Father Alvaro Corcuera, the general director of the Legion of Christ, has asked forgiveness for his failure to act firmly enough towards a prominent Legion priest who fathered a child and has insisted that the Legion is improving its efforts to hold wayward clergy accountable.
May 17, 2012 - 04:15 pm .- Leaders of the Legionaries of Christ have apologized for not acting more quickly in the case of Father Thomas Williams, who acknowledged on May 15 that he fathered a child several years ago.
May 15, 2012 - 12:58 pm .- Father Thomas Williams, one of the most high-profile American members of the Legion of Christ, is leaving public ministry after admitting he fathered a child.
Feb 18, 2012 - 11:07 am .- Cardinal Velasio de Paolis has named Fr. Sylvester Heereman as the vicar general of the Legionaries of Christ and Fr. Deomar De Guedes as its general councilor, replacing two officials who resigned in recent months.