Bishop Malone

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Susan Rose
December 03, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - "Advent is a season of hope. Advent is a season of expectation," Fr. Paul Seil told Susan Rose Tuesday morning on WBEN. "We're heading into some of the darkest days of the year and this is very symbolic that the Holy Father is acting to recognize that we're about to come...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 18, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bishop Richard Malone is back from the ad limina in Rome, and issued a special message. "Along with Mass at the tombs of Saints Peter and Paul and in other historic churches, the greater part of the week consisted of meeting as a group with officials of the Holy See, culminating...
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Brendan Keany
November 14, 2019 - 2:11 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Wednesday, we learned of two major stories within the Buffalo Diocese. First, a report out of Rome that Bishop Malone's resignation is expected soon . NEW: Hearing from reliable sources that Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation is imminent @BuffaloDiocese The apostolic visitation...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
September 06, 2019 - 1:15 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - "Malone has created moral, ethical and administrative chaos," said prominent victims advocate Robert Hoatson, who serves as the president and founder of Road to Recovery. Hoatson, like many have throughout the week, stood outside the Buffalo Diocese on Friday morning to again call...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the FBI reportedly investigating the Diocese of Buffalo in its role in the clergy sex abuse scandal over the last year, former FBI agent in Buffalo, Peter Ahearn, said it's hard to say how long the investigation will take. Channel 7 and The Buffalo News have both...
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Tim Wenger
Tom Puckett
June 06, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bishop Richard Malone will host a series of listening sessions with parishioners. The Buffalo Catholic Diocese says the sessions will include Bishop Malone praying with the faithful, hearing their thoughts and comments, inviting discussion, and offering summary remarks regarding...
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Tim Wenger
April 12, 2019 - 8:14 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo fired back after the latest Channel 7 report on the clergy sex abuse scandal highlighted the diocese witholding the names of 25 priests accused of abuse. The WKBW report unveiled internal records from the Diocese that showed an agenda from last June...
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October 11, 2018 - 10:28 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - A high-ranking U.S. cardinal in Boston says he is concerned about a bishop's handling of alleged clergy abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and wants the Vatican to step in. A spokesman for the Boston archdiocese tells WKBW-TV in Buffalo that Cardinal Sean O'...
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Bishop Richard Malone (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
August 16, 2018 - 4:40 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Bishop Richard Malone commented on the recent Pennsylvania grand jury report about the catholic church. "The Diocese of Buffalo is committed to learning from the sins and crimes of the past and from the ways they were handled. I share in the sense of horror at the magnitude...
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Bishop Richard Malone (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
Mike Baggerman
March 22, 2018 - 4:57 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As more victims of clergy sexual abuse come forward, advocates and the victims continue their push for the New York State Legislature to pass the Child Victim's Act. The bill would extend the legal time frames that currently restrict the ability for victims to bring criminal...
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