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Italy: In the Eyes of God by Alfredo Caliz (32 images)

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In 1941, Marcial Maciel founded the Legion of Christ, one of the Roman Catholic Church's most conservative orders. Born out of the anticlerical feeling of 30s and 40s Mexico, Fr. Maciel sought to mix the elitism of Opus Dei with the passionate affirmative action of the Jesuits. The Legion of Christ quickly became an influential worldwide order, providing a steady source of new priests in a church that struggles with a shrinking priesthood throughout much of the developed world. From the 1950s...
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