Legion of Christ priest: “What God expects of me now is to care for my child and his mother”

Details:  A prominent American priest of the Legion of Christ religious order has decided to leave the priesthood after admitting he fathered a child years ago. The Legion said Saturday the Rev. Thomas Williams, a moral theologian, author, lecturer and television personality, had asked Pope Francis to be relieved of his celibacy and other priestly [Read More...]

LC leader admits he knew for years about Williams’ child

Another shoe drops: The leader of the Legionaries of Christ admitted on Tuesday he knew for years the scandal-plagued religious order’s most famous priest had fathered a child but still allowed the popular cleric to preach about morality. The religious order, still reeling from revelations that its founder was a sexual abuser and drug addict [Read More...]