On October 16, 2019, virgo Flots Carmeli Superior General, along with members of his General Council, received a visit from Don Raymundo Damasceno Assis and Don José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida, appointed respectively Commissioner and assistant to the Society . On this occasion, the members of Virgo Flos Carmeli had the opportunity to express, in a climate of respect and fraternal dialogue, the perplexities that the current situation provokes.
Considering the wave of unfounded news and untruths circulating inflated by certain media outlets, the Attorney General of the Society, The Fr. Ramón Ángel Pereira Veiga issued – on October 19 – a statement restoring the truth of the facts, clarifying the situation and pointing to the irregularities practiced throughout the process.
Shortly thereafter, on October 25, the Superior General of the Society, the Fr. Jorge María Storni wrote a four-page letter to Cardinal João Braz de Aviz, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, explaining that society accepts the disposition of the Holy See, while at the same time as expresses the surprise of the entity with how to proceed, and asks to know the mysterious accusations made to the Society, and that in the meantime to date they have not been communicated to the entity.
See below the full letter.