Regnum Christi

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chemicals
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Regnum Christi

Post by chemicals » Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:43 pm

Was browsing and found this crowd of zealots -who have a branch in Ireland

http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/art ... cId=D9IHQN
an investigative report over the weekend, The Associated Press exposed the cult-like conditions in which these women live. According to the testimony of former members and Regnum Christi's own unpublished statutes and rules, family members are kept at a distance, minute rules dictate nearly every hour of the day, members are told how to eat, speak and dress and what types of TV they can watch — all in the name of God's will.
they portray it a bit different on their web site

http://www.regnumchristi.org/english/co ... ndex.phtml

and contains this link -again for the ladies
http://www.purefashion.com/

needless to say
The Vatican announced in May it was investigating the consecrated members after a series of abuses came to light during an eight-month Vatican probe into the Legion, a secretive religious order beloved by Pope John Paul II but now discredited by the revelations of the double life led by its founder, the Rev. Marcial Maciel.
Maciel had been dogged for decades by allegations he sexually abused seminarians. But his Vatican protectors prevented any action from being taken against him until 2006 — a year after Pope Benedict XVI was elected pope — when the Vatican ordered him to a lifetime of penance and prayer.
He died in 2008 at age 87.
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