Juan Carlos Maccarone

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Juan Carlos Maccarone (19 October 1940 – 29 March 2015) was an Argentine Roman Catholic bishop.

Early life and ordination[edit]

Maccarone was born on 19 October 1940 in Buenos Aires. After receiving a formal education, he studied Roman Catholic theology. He was ordained as a priest on 17 December 1968.

Bishop[edit]

In 1996, he became bishop in Roman Catholic Diocese of Chascomús. On 18 February 1999, Maccarone was nominated as bishop in Roman Catholic Diocese of Santiago del Estero.

Gay sex scandal[edit]

In 2005, a video was published, which showed Maccarone having sex together with a 23-year-old man.[1][2] Maccarone retired as a bishop on 19 August 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indymedia:Catholic Archbishop goes down in Gay Sex video scandal
  2. ^ Queer:Bischof zurückgetreten (german)