**FILE** Pope John Paul II gives his blessing to father Marcial Maciel, founder of Christ's Legionaries, on Nov. 30, 2004, at the Vatican. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Pope John Paul II gives his blessing to father Marcial Maciel, founder of Christ's Legionaries, on Nov. 30, 2004, at the Vatican. (Associated Press)