In Italy, there has never been a member of the Mexican Catholic organization sitting on the bench to deal with abuse cases. Five defendants? Mexican citizens, some of them?? They are accused of attempted blackmail and obstruction of justice.
The five senior representatives of the Legion of Christ?? The congregation established by the Mexican Marcial Maciel?? From Wednesday 13th (Thursday), he will sit on a bench in Milan and be Allegations of attempted blackmail and obstruction of justice: Since 2013, these defendants have negotiated non-disclosure agreements to protect former Italian priest Vladimir Reséndiz Gutiérrez (Vladimir Reséndiz Gutiérrez), who has been arrested by Italy Judicial conviction.
Rome (trial). -Victims and veterans groups have high hopes for it. Due to its possible impact, an unprecedented trial is expected to be held at 11:00 am on the 13th of this Thursday. A senior representative was charged.
This process is historically significant, because in Italy, no member of the organization has ever sat on the bench to deal with abuse cases. Five defendants? Mexican citizens, some of them?? They are accused of attempted blackmail and obstruction of justice.
According to the allegations, the reason is that they colluded (through two confidentiality agreements reached between 2013 and 2014) to conceal the abuse of former pastor Vladimir Reséndiz Gutiérrez. Today The sentence was finally sentenced by the Italian authorities.
This is the trial that the victim’s family expects, and the victim’s identity is protected anonymously. process It is doing everything possible to avoid prescribing. This is a big deal. It is not easy due to the delays caused by the pandemic. Now, due to the large number of defenders (37) in a famous law firm, it may make the situation worse. Further complications come from Milan.
However, the news of the trial is that the victims continue to trickle. Since the Reséndiz Gutiérrez case, in recent years, it has been decided to expose the abuse suffered, and the number of new legal actions against the organization has also increased.
For example, five men and one woman recently filed a lawsuit in a Connecticut court in the U.S. They reported from April 14 to 15 that in the 1990s, they suffered from the Christian Legion School in New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Abuse. In the last century, the victim had not reached adulthood.
in this regard, process He asked the Legion of Christ the total number of legal proceedings against members of the group worldwide, but did not receive a positive response. Aaron Smith, the organization’s spokesperson in Rome, replied via email: “This is not a public fact.”