Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

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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Protester with sign outside Diocese of Buffalo. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 27, 2018 - 1:02 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The tsunami wave of allegations against the Buffalo Diocese regarding clergy sex abuse and its subsequent, yet alleged coverup, started back in February when victim Michael Whalen spoke out against Father Norbert Orsolit s. "I was abused by Father Norb out of St. John Vianney in...
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December 19, 2018 - 9:18 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The attorney representing more than a dozen alleged victims of clergy abuse has released details of settlements offered by the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo ranging from $10,000 to $340,000. Attorney Mitchell Garabedian says, "I have now received a total of 13 settlement offers...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 06, 2018 - 4:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With settlement offers for victims of clergy sex abuse anticipated to cost the Diocese of Buffalo millions of dollars, many of you are asking us how the diocese will pay for it? Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone in March told reporters that the settlements are being paid for by...
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Bishop Richard Malone, attorney Terry Connors announcing victims compensation fund/WBEN photo
December 05, 2018 - 8:25 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Yet another settlement offer for a victim of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo has been revealed and it is the largest offer known to date. Attorney Barry Covert tells WBEN Stephanie McIntyre has been offered $400,000 by the diocese for claims made against Father Fabian...
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