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Regnum Christi Statistics as of December 31, 2019

The following statistics are calculated with the information provided by the territories and consecrated members of Regnum Christi globally.

Members

At the end of 2019, Regnum Christi had 23,531 lay members, 515 Consecrated Women, 56 Lay Consecrated Men, and 1,455 Legionaries of Christ globally. There are also 12,053 ECYD members.

A total increase of 879 lay members of Regnum Christi was recorded during the year 2019 (+ 4%). On the other hand, in this same period there was a decrease of -2% for the Consecrated Women, -3% for the Legionaries of Christ, and a decrease of 3 members for the Lay Consecrated Men.

Members of Regnum Christi

Type of Regnum Christi Member

2005

2013

2019

Variance in the last year

Lay Members

21,627

21,758

23,531

4%

Consecrated Women

540

526

515

-2%

Lay Consecrated Men

62

63

56

-5%

Legionaries of Christ

1,582

1,537

1,455

-3%

Total members

22,665

23,426

25,557

3%

Service to the Church

In December 2019, the educational works of Regnum Christi exceeded 195,800 students, including 68,330 students in Regnum Christi affiliated schools advised worldwide (an increase of 464 compared to the previous year), and 19,367 students in Mano Amiga schools (a decrease of 2984 compared to the previous year).

There are 20 Mano Amiga schools in Mexico, 3 in Chile, 2 in Venezuela, 2 in Colombia, 2 in Brazil, 2 in the Philippines and 1 in Argentina.

There are 57,564 in-person university students in the International Network of Universities (an increase of 5310), and 48,625 in the Inter-American University for Development – UNID (an increase of 5738), distributed over 47 campuses. The 16 campuses or headquarters of the universities affiliated with the International Network of Universities are located in Mexico (12), Italy (1), Spain (1), Chile (1) and the United States (1).

In the field of ecclesiastical universities, there are also 796 students at the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical Athenaeum, 723 in the Mexican section of the John Paul II Institute for the Family, 58 at the Interdiocesan Seminary and Theological Institute Maria Mater Ecclesiae in São Paulo. The Pontifical International Maria Mater Ecclesiae College in Rome has 98 seminarians.

During 2019 there were a total of 43 parishes entrusted to the Legionaries of Christ, 25 of which are in Mexico (23 of them in the diocese of Cancún-Chetumal), 8 in Italy, 3 in Western Europe, 2 in Brazil, 3 in North America, and 2 in Spain. These provide pastoral service to nearly 1,000,000 people. Legionaries of Christ and Consecrated Women of Regnum Christi operate the Magdala Pilgrim Center in Galilee, which received some 250,000 pilgrims in 2019, and have also been entrusted with the care of the Notre Dame Center in Jerusalem, which received some 68,000 pilgrims in 2019.

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