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Alleged son of Legion founder Maciel jailed on extortion charges

Catholic World News - October 24, 2012

Jose Raul Gonzalez Lara, an alleged son of Legion of Christ founder Father Marcial Maciel (1920-2008), has been jailed in Mexico on aggravated extortion charges following a criminal complaint filed by the Legion.

A spokesman for the Legion previously alleged that Gonzalez was seeking $26 million from the Legion to purchase his silence.

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