Buffalo Diocese

Niagara County District Attorney Caroline Wojtaszek. August 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 29, 2018 - 3:00 am
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN) – As the Diocese of Buffalo faces scrutiny over its handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal, pressure is mounting as prosecutors in New York State are gaining traction in their efforts to uncover more examples of alleged abuses and administration woes. “Like everywhere, the...
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WBEN Photo/Susan Rose
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Fallout continues from a report that Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone returned a priest to ministry after he had been removed due to abuse allegations, then ignored new allegations against the priest despite warnings from parishoners and a church deacon. Bishop Malone admitted...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
August 26, 2018 - 8:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) On Sunday, Bishop Richard Malone addressed the media regarding recent calls for him to resign as leader of the Buffalo Diocese, saying he will remain on as the leader of the church. Calls for the Bishop to resign in the wake of numerous sexual assault claims against the church...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
August 23, 2018 - 5:15 am
Last week the State Attorney General released a statement after the Pennsylvania Grand Jury reports came out that stated following: “Attorney General Underwood commends Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro on his investigative grand jury report, which was the result of two years of rigorous...
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Matt Moran
July 30, 2018 - 4:34 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Diocese is interviewing another alleged sexual abuse victim of a local priest that is still serving. Father Dennis Riter of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Dunkirk was put on adminstrative leave earlier this year while being investigated to a separate claim...
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