New documents tell the story of a widow who gave everything to the Legion and how the group's cover-up is part of something bigger.
Legion of Christ investigation
The niece of Gabrielle Mee said she recognized the Legion's cult-like signs from her own time in a small religious group.
The banker who played a role in Gabrielle Mee's life said Mee still would have donated even if she had been told about the sex abuse allegations against the group's founder.
For Gabrielle Mee, the Legion of Christ was a group of men uncommonly focused on serving God's people, and she wanted to do all she could to support them.
Second of Two Parts This second part of the 2010 series traces the late Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado appearance in war ravaged Europe in the late 1940s to raising millions of dollars in his last years , and how he shared the money generously with power brokers.
First of Two Parts This 2010 series outlines the late Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado's fundraising prowess and how he sent streams of money to Roman curia officials to buy support for his group and defense for himself.