Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

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BUFFALO (WBEN) - Two more Western New York Priests are beilng placed on administrative leave following allegations within lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Paul Nogaro, a Pastor at St. Stephen Parish on Grand Island, and Rev. Msgr. Peter Popadick, a Pastor at St. Aloysius Parish in...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Tuesday, Siobhan O'Connor, a hero to many victims of child sex abuse at the hands of the Buffalo Diocese, implored Bishop Richard Malone to not file for bankruptcy. "I would also ask now if I could please publicy urge Bishop Malone not to file for bankruptcy,"...
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August 14, 2019 - 9:13 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the first day of filing opens under the New York Child Victims Act, dozens of suits have already been filed against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. During an in-studio appearance on WBEN Wednesday morning, priest abuse survivor and advocate James Faluszczak announced...
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Brendan Keany
August 14, 2019 - 4:00 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The one-year lookback window under the Child Victims Act is now officially open , and we're already learning of hundreds of lawsuits filed against churches, schools and various other organizations throughout New York State. On Tuesday, attorney Steve Boyd, who...
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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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