Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

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Brendan Keany
October 02, 2019 - 1:11 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - In what now seems like a bi-monthly occurrence, sex abuse victims advocate Robert Hoatson stood across the street from the Buffalo Diocese on Wednesday morning to reveal another case of abuse and call for the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone. Hoatson announced that a low six-...
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(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
September 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Sex abuse victims advocate Robert Hoatson has been calling for Bishop Richard Malone's resignation for more than a year-and-a-half. On Wednesday morning, he held yet another press conference outside the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, but he appears ready to take up a new strategy, as...
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Brendan Keany
September 10, 2019 - 1:27 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Fr. Ryszard Biernat is the second whistleblower to come out of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo after WKBW released conversations he had with Bishop Malone that Biernat had secretly recorded. He also claims that he was sexually abused as a seminarian by Fr. Art Smith - a priest who...
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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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Brendan Keany
September 05, 2019 - 5:26 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Following the release of controversial Bishop Malone audio tapes on Wednesday morning, the bishop held a press conference that afternoon to explain his side of the story, and he said that he believes he has the support of most Catholics withing the Diocese of Buffalo. Of course,...
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Tim Wenger
September 04, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) In a 45 minute news conference, Buffalo Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Malone discussed the audio leaked to Channel 7 and also announced he would not resign as bishop. "I think the ones who would like to see me move on are in the minority. I know it's not wishful thinking...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
September 04, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins has been outspoken about the need for Bishop Richard Malone to resign for a while now, and the recent release of the Malone audio tapes confirmed his position. In response to the Bishop Malone audio tapes, Congressman Brian Higgins again called for his...
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Tim Wenger
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Another whistleblower has come forward in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo and has provided 'secret' recordings of Bishop Richard Malone that reveal the head of the diocese fears the story could lead to his ouster. The recordings were released by the Bishop's secretary, Rev...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo in a late night statement Tuesday shed some light on the recent placement of Father Jeffrey Nowak on administrative leave. In recent weeks, Matthew Bojanowski quit studies at Christ the King Seminary over claims the diocese took no action...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
August 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - On Thursday afternoon, prominent Boston sex abuse victims attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood in front of the Buffalo Diocese with Wayne Bortle, yet another alleged victim who's filing a claim against the institution. Bortle claims that he was abused by Fr. Robert Conlin, and he...
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