Álvaro Corcuera

Mexican priest and Director of the Legion of Christ

Álvaro Corcuera Martínez del Río (22 July 1957 – 30 June 2014) was a Mexican Roman Catholic priest. He was the former General Director of the Catholic Order of the Legionaries of Christ, replacing Marcial Maciel after a sexual abuse scandal. He had served from January 2005 until early 2012.

Álvaro Corcuera

Corcuera was born in Mexico City. In April 1975, he became one of the first members of the Regnum Christi Consecrated Men.

Corcuera died from a brain tumor on 30 June 2014 in Mexcio City. He was 56.[1]


  1. "Priest Who Led Legion Of Christ Through Abuse Turmoil, Father Alvaro Corcuera, Dies At 56". Fox Broadcasting Company. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 1 July 2014.

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