ROME -- Legion of Christ priests are under Vatican investigation for seven allegations of sexual abuse, with most of the allegations concerning decades-old incidents.
“The Legion of Christ is firmly committed to receive and examine all accusations presented, reaching out to possible victims and always safeguarding the rights of all those involved,” the Legion said May 11. “We invite everyone to pray for these brothers of ours and especially for the victims.”
In several countries the major superiors of the Legion of Christ have received allegations of “gravely immoral acts” and other serious offenses committed by priests.
An internal investigation ruled that seven accusations of...READ MORE