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By Diogenes ( articles ) | Mar 26, 2010

Five years after the Vatican ordered Father Marcial Maciel to withdraw from ministry into "a reserved life of prayer and penitence," one year after the revelations that Maciel had led a double life, the Legionaries of Christ have announced: "We accept that, given the gravity of his faults, we cannot take his person as a model of Christian or priestly life."

Good advice, that. Jack the Ripper wouldn't be a good model either. 

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