Posts Tagged ‘Legionaries’

Lawsuit over $60 million gift to Catholic order in court

Friday, December 12th, 2014

The Legion of Christ (Legionaries) is being sued by Mary Lou Dauray, who says her late aunt, Gabrielle Mee, would not have given over US$60 million if she knew its founder, Marcial Maciel, secretly fathered three children and molested seminarians. She argues her aunt, a devout Catholic, was manipulated into donating tens of millions of dollars Read more

Sex abuse case to proceed against Legionaries of Christ

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

A lawsuit by a man claiming he was molested for years by the founder of conservative Catholic order, the Legionaries of Christ, will go ahead. The lawsuit by Jose Raul Gonzalez Lara claims Legionaries of Christ failed to protect him from their founder and known pedophile Fr Marcial Maciel. It also accuses Legionaries of Christ officials Read more