[Translated from the original Italian]
Attachment 2 of Fr. Eduardo Robles Gil´s letter announcing the approval of the Constitutions.
Prot. n. R. 111-1/2014
This is a response to your letter dated
October 9, 2014, in which, after following the indications that
this Dicastery made, you resubmitted the constitutional text including those
This Congregation for
Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, after
a careful study, approves the Constitutions of the “Legionaries of
Christ” as represented by this text, with these exceptions:
The indications contained in numbers 1,2o; 16;
112 and 130 § 2 have not been approved since
they refer to the Regnum Christi Movement, whose juridical nature
has yet to be defined;
198 § 2 has been approved, but with the following
formulation: “The territorial administrator should be a priest, a member
of the Institute, and at least thirty years old”, eliminating
the text within brackets.
deeply hope that the observance of the Constitutions will be
a precious help for the ‘Legionaries of Christ’ in carrying
out their apostolic endeavors, in being faithful to their charism.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary.
From the Vatican, October 16,
2014, Memorial of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque
José Rodríguez Carballo, OFM
Fr. Sebastiano Paciolla, O. Cist.
The original Italian of the Holy See’s
letter approving the Constitutions can be found here.
The text of the Constitutions is available for consultation on-line in Spanish. An English translation is being prepared.
Fr. Eduardo Robles Gil’s letter
announcing the approval of the Constitutions can be found here.
More information regarding the Constitutions can
be found here.