Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

Brendan Keany
June 18, 2019 - 4:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday afternoon, alleged sex abuse survivor James Bottlinger was joined by prominent abuse victims attorneys Steve Boyd and Jeff Anderson, as Bottlinger spoke publicly about his experience with the Buffalo Diocese for the first time. Bottlinger claims that he...
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Tim Wenger
June 13, 2019 - 5:38 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Bishop Richard Malone of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo talked with Tom Bauerle on WBEN Thursday to discuss a variety of topics concerning the diocese, as well as the faith as a whole. Malone called in from the spring assembly of US Bishops in Baltimore, which concluded Thursday,...
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Brendan Keany
May 29, 2019 - 1:49 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, a report circulated indicating that the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has awarded 127 compensation packages to victims ranging from $2,000 to $650,000. Of those offers, a reported 107 have been accepted, and the total payment of those awards totals $17.6...
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Brendan Keany
May 09, 2019 - 4:33 pm
EAST AURORA (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Robert Hoatson and James Faluszczak are two prominent advocates of child sex abuse victims, and they called a press conference Thursday afternoon in front of Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, giving their take on an early-April incident that occurred at a...
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Protester with sign outside Diocese of Buffalo. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
April 12, 2019 - 8:41 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - There was plenty of reaction on social media after Charlie Specht, and investigative reporter for Channel 7, released a story claiming the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo withheld the names of 25 priests who have been accused of abuse . Given the scope of the scandal...
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Tim Wenger
April 02, 2019 - 4:35 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Bishop Richard Malone once again joined Bauerle & Bellavia on Tuesday afternoon to further discuss the scandal within the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, as well as the steps being taken to heal. . @BishopRJMalone fielding questions from Bauerle and Bellavia on...
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February 25, 2019 - 7:58 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - As first reported by Channel 7, a lawsuit has been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. BREAKING -- $300 million lawsuit filed against @BuffaloDiocese for alleged sex abuse @ Cardinal O'Hara High School https://t.co/2SYLUZ0p2O — Charlie Specht (@Charlie_Reports) February...
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February 22, 2019 - 8:09 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has announced Bishop Richard Malone will not march in the annual Buffalo St. Patrick's Day parade next month. The decision was announced by the diocese on their website late Friday. Following is the complete statement from the diocese: Bishop...
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Brendan Keany
January 29, 2019 - 2:04 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - It took too long, but it happened: the Child Victims Act is now a reality in New York . We will bring justice to those who have lived a life of scarring and abuse by finally enacting the #ChildVictimsAct . pic.twitter.com/3TUnXlTINh — Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo)...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 04, 2019 - 1:59 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Bishop Richard Malone's mansion is being sold for the purpose of using the money to compensate victims of clergy abuse. The residence, which is located at 79 Oakland Place in Buffalo and carries and assessed value of $1.3 million is set to be sold soon. Peter Hunt from Hunt Real...
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