Category Archives: Legionaries

Order in Roman Catholic Church founded by sexual predator Marcel Maciel

“Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile” & related articles

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The Spokesman-Review Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 7:47 a.m. Archbishop Charles Scicluna points during a press conference prior to a meeting with people who claim to have been victims of sexual abuse by members of the Church, in Santiago, Chile, Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Father Marcial Maciel Degollado (Marcial Maciel)

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Founder of the Legionaries of Christ In 1995 then Bishop of Alexandria-Cornwall Eugene Larocque invited the Legionaires of Christ to establish their French-speaking novitiate in the diocese.  Priests from the order assisted with religious education programs in Catholic schools. Two … Continue reading

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“Legionaries of Christ hit by new scandal as priest fathers two” & related articles

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Reuters 07 October 2017 Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – The Legionaries of Christ, a Catholic religious order which fell into disgrace after the discovery that its founder was a sexual abuser with a secret family, has been hit by … Continue reading

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“Chilean legislators vote to strip priest of honorary nationality” & related articles

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Catholic News Agency 08 January 2015 Santiago, Chile, Jan 9, 2015 / 03:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The House of Representatives in Chile has passed a resolution stripping Father John O’Reilly, of the Legion of Christ of his honorary Chilean nationality … Continue reading

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A Vatican Soap Opera

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The daily Beast December 8th 20135:45 am By Barbie Latza Nadeau   In what could be a scene straight out of The Thorn Birds, a once high-ranking priest will finally marry the mother of his child, who happens to be … Continue reading

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Legion of Christ Acknowledges Abuse Committed at Connecticut Seminary

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The sexual abuse of a minor by Legionary Father William Izquierdo occurred while he served as instructor of novices in Cheshire, Conn., between 1982 and 1994.  The National Catholic Register 05 December 2013 by EDWARD PENTIN ROME — The Legion … Continue reading

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“Irish priest faces sex abuse charges in Chilean court” & related articles

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AN IRISH-BORN Catholic priest appeared in a Chilean court on charges in a sexual abuse case involving two young children. Independent.ie 28 August 013 Jay Balagna – 28 August 2013 Fr John O’Reilly faced the Fourth Southern Metropolitan Court in … Continue reading

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First Legionaries school in Canada

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I think I am out of the woods, or at least on the edge 🙂  Email to cornwall@theinquiry.ca is coming through.  After another round of headaches today I now  have my two email boxes configured and operational on my new … Continue reading

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