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Stories with person: Marcial Maciel
  • Peru Catholic society admits sex abuse probe against founder 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 8:04 pm

    LIMA, Peru - A secretive Roman Catholic society with chapters across South America and in the U.S. has revealed under pressure that a Vatican investigator is looking into allegations that its founder sexually molested young recruits.

  • Pope OKs indulgences for Legion during anniversary 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 9:03 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has granted a special plenary indulgence to members of the scandal-tainted Legion of Christ order as it celebrates the 75th anniversary of its foundation by the discredited Mexican priest, Marcial Maciel.