Opus Dei

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Formation2 October 1928
FounderJosemaría Escrivá
HeadquartersViale Bruno Buozzi, 73, 00197 Rome, Italy
Typeinternational
MembershipAlberto Giovannetti

Opus Dei (Latin: “Work of God”) is a Roman Catholic lay and clerical organization whose members seek personal Christian perfection and strive to implement Christian ideals and values in their occupations and in society as a whole. Theologically conservative, Opus Dei accepts the teaching authority of the church without question and has long been the subject of controversy; it has been accused of secrecy, cultlike practices, and political ambitions.[1]


 

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Document:Their Will Be Donearticle1 August 1983Martin A LeeHow the CIA targets powerful hierarchies for infiltration and influence. The Roman Catholic Church's claim to be the one and only authentic 'Church of Christ on Earth' does not exempt them from exploitation by deep politicians. This article powerfully demonstrates both the Catholic Church's power and its susceptibility to the machinations of Mammon. As they say in South America, "When the CIA goes to church, it doesn't go to pray."
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