Interpreted as an acknowledgement that at least some of the accusations are well founded.
This judgment is long overdue and yet I am very sorry for the good priests and laypeople involved with the Legionnaires and Regnum Cristi, though I continue to be wary of them.
John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter broke the story.
From the Reporter:
"After the case was reopened in 2004, the congregation's promoter of justice, Maltese Msgr. Charles Scicluna, began to collect additional testimony. Sources told NCR that the eventual number of accusers who came forward against Maciel was "more than 20, but less than 100."