Seminarian. Rector and staff member at Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in Center Harbor, NH. Left the order in 1987, before ordination. Deceased. On 10/27/16 the Legionaries announced that Cardona was credibly accused of abusing two teenage students at Immaculate Conception in the 1980s.
Named publicly as accused by the Legionaries on 9/6/18. Ordained in Dallas, TX, transferred to the Archdiocese of Miami in 2015. Report to Child Protective Services in late 2016 of child sexual abuse. CPS could not substantiate the allegations. The archdiocese removed Cieply from ministry after their internal review. Returned to Legionaries. Cieply would not participate in the Order's investigation, claiming innocence. In 6/18 the Order determined a "high probability" that abuse occurred and Cieply was not to return to ministry. Case sent to Vatican.
Seminarian. Accused in three lawsuits filed in 4/21 of sexually abusing boys in the mid-1990s, at Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in Center Harbor. Per the order, it first learned of allegations in 2018. Was not ordained, "return[ed] to lay life." Ordination had been scheduled for 2004.
Named publicly as accused by the Legionaries in 8/15, of abusing two boys in the 1980s at the order's Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in Center Harbor. Accused in a lawsuit filed 8/17/17 of sexually abusing a boy repeatedly over a 3-year period, beginning when the boy was a 13-year-old student in 1984 at Immaculate Conception Apostolic School. The abuse allegedly included rape. The suit claims another boy was also abused. Plaintiff said he told Rev. Patrick O'Carroll at the time, who did nothing but tell him to pray "five rosaries for his sins." Included on the order's list 12/21/19, as "former member now laicized."
Novice director at the Legion of Christ novitiate in Cheshire, CT 1982-94 and in Ireland before then. Order announced 12/13 that claim of abuse of a minor student received in 2012 had been substantiated. Another claim was under investigation. On restricted duty from 2005, when Order received allegation involving an adult. He had not ministered since 2008 and was said to have advanced dementia. Died in 2015. On the Hartford archdiocese's list 1/22/19. On the Legionaries list 12/21/19. Added to the Baltimore archdiocese's list in 11/20.
From Mexico. Rejected by multiple seminaries, ordained by his uncle. Founder of the Legionaries of Christ in 1941. Called the "most brilliant fundraiser in the modern church." By 1997 the Legion had seminarians - as young as age 10 - in 18 countries. Maciel sexually abused young boys throughout his career and fathered at least three children with two women. Nine men came forward publicly in 1997 to allege abuse as young boys when they were seminarians. Maciel was suspended from Legion leadership by Pope Pius XII in 1956 reportedly due to accusations of drug abuse and abuse of boys in Mexico. Reinstated in 1958. Pope John Paul II ignored reports of his abuse and, in fact, celebrated Maciel. Removed by Pope Benedict XVI in 2006, given life of prayer and penitence in Jacksonville FL. Died 1/30/08, age 87. By 2019 all but three of the men who had come forward accepted settlements from the Legionaries. The three called on the order to retract its "lies" about them to the media and called their low 5 figures offer a "humiliation."
Accused in a federal lawsuit filed in 4/21 of sexually abusing a girl, age 13, in the 1990s while she was a student at the Legionaries Immaculate Conception Academy in Rhode Island. Per the suit, the girl was abused during confession.
Named publicly as accused by the Legionaries of Christ on its list in 3/22. Removed in 2013 from his assignment in Italy as a minor seminary rector after the order's North American Territory was informed that Meehan was in a "sexual relationship" in the mid-1990s, prior to ordination, with a person under age 18. Meehan's victim was under Meehan's supervision in his role as assistant formator in the LC's United States novitiate. Meehan admitted the "relationship" to his superiors in Rome yet was encouraged to pursue ordination. He left the order in 2017 to become a diocesan priest.
Named publicly as accused by the Legionaries of Christ in 3/21. Substantiated allegation of abuse of a "pre-candidate" in Cheshire CT while assistant dean of students at the order's Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in the mid-1990s. Laicized.
Chaplain at a Catholic high school in Sarasota (Diocese of Venice) when charged in early 1997 with internet solicitation of a 13-year-old boy, who was actually an undercover policeman. Pleaded no contest to charges. Sentenced to two years house arrest and two years probation. Admitted abuse in prior assignments in Mexico. Also worked in Spain and Rome, Italy. Dispensed from religious vows in 1998.
Accused in a lawsuit filed in 4/21 of sexually abusing a boy in the 1990s at Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in Center Harbor NH. Working in Atlanta when transferred in 2019 to an assignment in Jerusalem.
From Spain. Full name Oscar Juan Turrión Pablos. Accused in a lawsuit filed in 4/21 of sexually abusing a boy in the early 1990s at Immaculate Conception Apostolic School in Center Harbor. A boy reported to school authorities in the early 1990s that Torrion had abused him. Turrion was then a seminarian; he was allowed to progress toward ordination. Per the order in 2021, Turrion was assigned to work with adults outside of the U.S. Worked 2007-14 at Pontifical International College Maria Mater Ecclesiae in Rome. He left the priesthood in 2017 after fathering two children.