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Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ (L.C.)

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Also known as: Legionäre Christi (Deutsch) / Legionarios de Cristo (español) / Legionários de Cristo (español) / Légionnaires du Christ (français) / Legionari di Cristo (Italiano) / Legion Chrystusa (polski) / Legionários de Cristo (Português) / Legionairs van Christus (Nederlands) / 基督軍修會 (正體中文) / Congregatio Legionariorum Christi (latine)

Type: Clerical Religious Congregation of Pontifical Right (for Men)

Depends on: Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and for Societies of Apostolic Life

Statistics: 121 houses, 1,650 members (963 priests) (2015)

Address: Via Aurelia 677, 00165 Roma, Italy

Phone: 06.88.961

Website: LinkLink

History

Churches


Superiors

Papal Assistant:ItalyFr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda, S.J. (75)Fr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda, S.J. (75) (2014.07.04 – ...)
Director General:MexicoFr. Eduardo Robles Gil (65)Fr. Eduardo Robles Gil (65) (2014.02.06 – ...)
Vicar General:GermanyFr. Sylvester Heereman, L.C. (43)Fr. Sylvester Heereman, L.C. (43) (2012.10.15 – 2014.02.06)
Pontifical Delegate:ItalyCardinal Velasio De Paolis, C.S. (2010.07.09 – 2014.02.25)
Director General:MexicoFr. Álvaro Corcuera Martínez del Río, L.C. (2005.01 – 2012.10.15)
Director General:MexicoFr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, L.C. (1948.06.13 – 2005.01)
Founder:MexicoFr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, L.C. (1941.01.03)

Living Bishops (4 Bishops)

MexicoBishop Jorge Bernal Vargas, L.C. (88)Bishop Jorge Bernal Vargas, L.C. (88), Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Cancún–Chetumal (Mexico)

MexicoBishop Pedro Pablo Elizondo Cárdenas, L.C. (68)Bishop Pedro Pablo Elizondo Cárdenas, L.C. (68), Bishop-Prelate of Cancún–Chetumal (Mexico)

IrelandBishop Brian Farrell, L.C. (73)Bishop Brian Farrell, L.C. (73), Titular Bishop of Abitinæ, Secretary of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and Vice-President of Commission for Religious Relations with the Jews

SpainBishop Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C. (72)Bishop Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, L.C. (72), Titular Bishop of Villamagna in Proconsulari, Director of Directorate of Telecommunications of the Governatorate of the Vatican City State, Member of Financial Security Committee and Secretary General of Governorate of the Vatican City State

Other Present Prelates (2)

MexicoFr. Juan María Solana Rivero, L.C.Fr. Juan María Solana Rivero, L.C., Director of Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of Jersusalem Center

SpainFr. Jesús Villagrasa Lasaga, L.C. (54)Fr. Jesús Villagrasa Lasaga, L.C. (54), Rector Magnificus of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum


Other Former Prelates (2)

>2013: SpainFr. Amador Pedro Barrajón Muñoz, L.C., Rector Magnificus emeritus of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum

>2007: ItalyFr. Paolo Scarafoni, L.C., Rector Magnificus emeritus of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum


as of 2017.11.16

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