Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go (Mt, 8, 19) "New brothers arrive from the novitiates:"
Thy Kingdom Come! August 2022. Center of Humanities, Cheshire. Group picture after a soccer game at ICAS. After a training week of formation at the old Immaculate Conception Apostolic School at Center Harbor, New Hampshire, the second-year brothers of the Program of humanities in the Legion of Christ have received the newly professed brothers. (After two years of novitiate legionaries profess ....
Pope Francis creates Cardinal Fernando Vérgez Alzaga
On the afternoon of Saturday, August 27, in Saint Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis presided over the Ordinary Public Consistory for the creation of 20 new cardinals. Among the list of new cardinals was Msgr. Gianfranco Ghirlanda, SJ, who accompanied the process of revision and renewal of Regnum Christi, and Msgr. Fernando Vérgez Alzaga, the first Legionary of Christ created Cardinal.
Bishop Fernando Vérgez, LC, Appointed by Pope Francis as First Legionary of Christ to be Named Cardinal
Following the Regina Coeli prayer on Sunday, May 29, 2022, the Holy Father announced the creation of 21 new cardinals, including Bishop Fernando Vérgez, LC. He is the first Legionary of Christ to be named a cardinal. Bishop Vérgez, 77, was born in Salamanca, Spain, and was appointed a few months ago by Pope Francis as President of the Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State and President of the Governorate of Vatican City State.
For the decade previous to this he served as the Secretary General of the Governorate of the Vatican City State.