Legion of Christ founder Father Marcial Maciel Degollado abused seminarians for years while enjoying Rome’s support. New court documents indicate a wider cover-up — and a lavish life for Maciel in his final years.
The late Father Marcial Maciel Degollado was a fabulously successful fundraiser and magnetic recruiter for the Catholic Church. He was also a notorious pedophile who fathered several children while a priest. A tale of evading accountability. (Part 1 of 2; read part 2 here.)