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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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“Connecticut suit accuses another Legion of Christ priest of sex abuse” & related articles

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New Haven Register By The Associated Press Posted: 10/29/16, 9:36 AM EDT In this Nov. 30, 2004, file photo, the late Pope John Paul II gives his blessing to the late Rev. Marcial Maciel, founder of Christ’s Legionaries, during a … Continue reading

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