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FIRST PRIESTS OF 2000
    ROME, JAN 1 (ZENIT).- Cardinal Lucas Moreira Neves, Prefect of the Congregation for the Bishops, today ordained some of the first priests of the year 2000. This was a group of 23 young men from the congregation of the Legionaries of Christ. The ceremony was celebrated at 10:00, Rome time, in the chapel of the congregation's seminary. Among those present was Fr. Marcial Maciel, who founded the Legion of Christ in 1941.

    The average age of these new priests is 32. They come from Germany, the United States, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Brazil, Australia, Mexico, and Spain. The Legion of Christ has 433 priests worldwide, and some 2,500 major and minor seminarians. It currently operates in 18 countries. ZE00010110

          

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