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UPDATED: Legionaries of Dan Rather

UPDATE: On second thought, there is something to be added to Giselle’s comments. Something addressed to LC superiors only, and not to rank-and-file LC/RC:
The scandal is not about you or your feelings; it’s about Fr. Maciel’s victims. They are the ones most deserving of an apology from you. The longer you wait, the angrier Catholics become. This includes a growing number of your members, in my experience, some of who blind carbon copied me their letters and emails to the apostolic visitators. And they’re asking why,

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Off doing canon law stuff…

…none of which is related to the LC/RC. I hope to be back Saturday. In the meantime, check out Life After RC, ExLC and RC Is Not My Life for latest news and commentary on the Fr. Maciel situation.

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Why Mama Maurita is part of the story

In her inaugural post, RC Is Not My Life responds to my last entry about Fr. Maciel making special exceptions for his mother (Mama Maurita). Here’s what RC Is Not My Life says:

At first I thought, you know, let’s leave Mama Maurita out of this. But then reading the post later it just dawned on me the number of cases of favoritism I saw in the Legion. The Mama Maurita exception, while problematic, was just the tip of the iceberg.
And just like that,

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Making fog, not war!

A young army captain ordered his training platoon to march 25 miles, shouldering full fighting gear and 100-pound rucksacks, on a blistering summer day. His commanding officer looked at him and said: “You’re marching with them.”
The commanding officer had little patience for officers who failed to appreciate the burdens of the average soldier under one’s command.
Which brings me to the Legion and its reported communication strategy of pray, pay and ignore the media. The media fog created by those in charge may help them

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UPDATE III: Believe what you see, Maciel is the message

UPDATE III Thanks to reader gto for pointing out that Regnum Christi appears to keep another website selling Fr. Maciel’s works – including those on love and dating for young couples. You can access it here as of 7:50 p.m. Eastern today.
UPDATE II The links in the initial post are no longer working. They worked this morning because I tested them after posting this blog. But other readers are also reporting the links down, both here and at Giselle’s blog. If this is a sign

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