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February 10, 1996 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two national Catholic newspapers published in Encino moved this week to Connecticut offices owned by the Legionaries of Christ, a rapidly growing but little-known priestly order that was involved in the sale of the weeklies last year. But the new owners of the National Catholic Register and Twin Circle have declined to spell out the relationship between the publications and the tight-knit religious order that some term "mysterious" in its dealings with outsiders.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1996 | JOHN DART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two national Catholic newspapers published in Encino moved this week to Connecticut offices owned by the Legionaries of Christ, a rapidly growing but little-known priestly order that was involved in the sale of the weeklies last year. But the new owners of the National Catholic Register and Twin Circle have declined to spell out the relationship between the publications and the tight-knit religious order that some term "mysterious" in its dealings with outsiders.
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April 16, 2001 | DAVID KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enrique Vergara traded in a life of rap music and personal freedom for Gregorian chants and strict discipline. Six months ago, the 18-year-old left East Los Angeles to look for God in the tranquil hills above Santa Paula. His journey to the Catholic priesthood begins in a stately Spanish-style, six-bedroom home bought last year to test the spiritual mettle of young men like Vergara. Four priests shadow him. They teach him Latin.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2001 | DAVID KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enrique Vergara traded in a life of rap music and personal freedom for Gregorian chants and strict discipline. Six months ago, the 18-year-old left urban East Los Angeles to look for God in the tranquil hills above Santa Paula. His journey to the Catholic priesthood begins in a stately, Spanish-style, six-bedroom home bought last year to test the spiritual mettle of young men. Four priests shadow him. They teach him Latin.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 2001 | DAVID KELLY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enrique Vergara traded in a life of rap music and personal freedom for Gregorian chants and strict discipline. Six months ago, the 18-year-old left urban East Los Angeles to look for God in the tranquil hills above Santa Paula. His journey to the Catholic priesthood begins in a stately, Spanish-style, six-bedroom home bought last year to test the spiritual mettle of young men. Four priests shadow him. They teach him Latin. They offer spiritual guidance and make sure he follows their highly disciplined, ascetic lifestyle.
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