Legionaries of Christ

The Legion of Christ (LC) is a Roman Catholic religious institute established by Marcial Maciel and made up of priests and candidates for the priesthood. It forms part of the Regnum Christi Federation, founded by Maciel in 1959, which includes the Legionaries of Christ, the Society of Apostolic Life of the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi, the Society of Apostolic Life of the Lay Consecrated Men of Regnum Christi, and other Catholics who associate individually.


The Legion of Christ (LC) is a Roman Catholic religious institute established by Marcial Maciel and made up of priests and candidates for the priesthood. It forms part of the Regnum Christi Federation, founded by Maciel in 1959, which includes the Legionaries of Christ, the Society of Apostolic Life of the Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi, the Society of Apostolic Life of the Lay Consecrated Men of Regnum Christi, and other Catholics who associate individually.
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