Former students allege psychological abuse at Legionary school
Catholic World News - July 09, 2012
A group of 77 former students at a school run by the Legion of Christ in Rhode Island have signed a letter complaining of psychological abuse, and urging the Vatican to shut down the troubled religious order.
The 77 women, who were being trained for celibacy, said that they endured depression and stress-related problems because of the pressures they were under to conform to the strict code of behavior imposed on them by their Legionary superiors.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our January expenses ($16,441 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!