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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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“Records Show Woman Gave Legion Of Christ $60 Million Over 20 Years” & related articles

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The Hartford Courant 7:01 p.m. EST, February 17, 2013 By DAVE ALTIMARI, daltimar@courant.com The Hartford Courant As Gabrielle Mee lay on her deathbed in a Rhode Island hospital in 2008, the leader of the Connecticut-based Legion of Christ asked her … Continue reading

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“Son of former Legionaries leader arrested in Mexico for extortion” & related article

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National Catholic Reporter online 23 October 2012 Jason Berry  |  Oct. 23, 2012 Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, founder of the Legionaries of Christ, speaks at a conference in Madrid, Spain, in 2001. (CNS/EFE/J.L. Pino) Mexican police arrested Jose Raúl Gonzalez … Continue reading

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Superior in Catholic Legion Marred in Sexual Abuse Scandal Steps Aside

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Fox News Latino Published October 11, 2012   The superior general of the troubled Legion of Christ religious order, under the Roman Catholic Church, has stepped aside unexpectedly, saying he simply doesn’t have the energy to oversee the radical reform … Continue reading

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US judge rules in favour of Legion of Christ in contested will, but details money tactics

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The Montreal Gazette September 14, 2012 10:20 AM By Nicole Winfield, The Associated Press VATICAN CITY – A U.S. judge has thrown out a lawsuit contesting the will of an elderly widow who gave some $60 million to the Legion … Continue reading

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Film to take on infamous Mexican pedophile priest

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france24.com 15 August 2012 AFP – The story of an influential Mexican priest accused of rampant child sex abuse will be featured in a new movie — secretly filmed in Mexico this summer. Marcial Maciel founded the Legionaries of Christ … Continue reading

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Fr Alvaro Corcuera, LC, Legion’s General Director, Writes to all Members of the Movement in North America

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[From the Lgionaries of Christ webiste Fr Alvaro Corcuera, LC, general director of the Legion of Christ, offers the following letter to members and friends of Regnum Christi. *** Thy Kingdom Come! REGNUM CHRISTI MOVEMENT _________ GENERAL DIRECTOR Rome, May … Continue reading

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UPDATE 1-Catholic order head admits hiding priest’s scandal

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The Chicago Tribune  11:37 a.m. CDT, May 22, 2012 Reuters * Legionaries head asks forgiveness for handling of case * Scandal concerns American priest who fathered a child * Fr. Thomas Williams was allowed to continue teaching (Adds reaction from … Continue reading

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