Bishop Edward Scharfenberger

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - As Bishop Edward Scharfenberger begins his second month serving as the Apostolic Administrator for the Diocese of Buffalo, many issues concerning the priest abuse scandal, lawsuits and likely bankruptcy continue to be the focus of his work. Scharfenberber, the Bishop of...
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley/WBEN Photo
WBEN Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 8:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone and the naming of Bishop Edward Scherfenberger as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, The Movement to Restore Trust has developed an initial list of desired qualities the laity, clergy and religious of the...
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Michael Whalen
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Tim Wenger
December 08, 2019 - 7:46 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - When Bishop Edward Scharfenberger was introduced to the Buffalo catholic community as the newly appointed apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Buffalo, he said he wanted to meet with survivors of priest abuse. That didn't take long as survivor Michael Whalen took to the...
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley/WBEN Photo
Tim Wenger
December 07, 2019 - 10:04 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On a cold and crisp Saturday during the Advent season, hundreds quietly filed into the doors of the ornate Montante Cultural Center on the campus of Canisius College in Buffalo. They came to hear words of hope and to hear how trust may be restored to the Catholic Diocese of...
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger/AP Photo
WBEN Newsroom
December 06, 2019 - 5:03 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Only days after being formally introduced to Buffalo Catholics, the man directed by Pope Francis to help lead the Diocese of Buffalo through the ongoing priest abuse crisis will be attending a Saturday session being held by the Movement to Restore Trust. Bishop Edward...
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Apostolic Administrator Bishop Edward Scharfenberger
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WBEN Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 11:44 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "My family just got a little bigger," beamed Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger as he met the media Wednesday morning at the Catholic Center in Downtown Buffalo. The new Apostolic Administrator of the Buffalo Diocese was officially appointed to his new role four hours...
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