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Christ the King Seminary to cease operations in current form at the end of the academic year
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Two former seminarians who had accused a Buffalo Priest of abuse have been arraigned on harassment charges. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn announced on Tuesday that Matthew Bojanowski and Stephen Parisi, both former seminarians at Christ the King who had accused...
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Brian Mazurowski
October 30, 2019 - 11:06 am
Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is again in Western New York as part of the apostolic visitation to the Diocese of Buffalo. According to a WGRZ-TV report, DiMarzio was seen conducting interviews at the Marriott hotel in Amherst on Tuesday. "We always knew that there would be...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Is the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo making moves to prepare for a bankruptcy filing? As first reported by Channel 2, credit cards connected to the diocese will be shut down as of Friday afternoon. The move could be seen as a step toward a bankruptcy filing. Friday morning, the...
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(WBEN) - The Catholic Diocese of Rochester has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The Filing was made Thursday morning in US Bankruptcy Court in Rochester. It comes as the Diocese faces nearly 50 sex abuse lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act. Diocese of Rochester Bankrupptcy Filing Diocese of...
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(WBEN) - A Southtowns Priest has become the latest clergy member to publicly ask for the resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone. Rev. Gene Ulrich of the Church of the Annunciation in Elma sent a letter to the Bishop asking him to offer his resignation. Ulrich said that he issued both an in...
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Tim Wenger
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Diocese of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone is facing new internal pressure to resign from the position following the latest wave of scandal to hit the Church. Rev. Robert Zilliox of St. Mary’s of Swormville has drafted a petition that is circulating among clergy that asks both...
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Tim Wenger
(WBEN) - The Diocese of Buffalo was once again in the spotlight on national television because of the ongoing abuse scandal. The program focused on the calls for Bishop Richard Malone's resignation over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against clergy members, while also highlighting the...
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January 03, 2019 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Over the past four months, Roman Catholic dioceses across the U.S. have released the names of more than 1,000 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children in an unprecedented public reckoning spurred at least in part by a shocking grand jury investigation in...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The woman who has become known as the main whistle blower in the Buffalo Catholic Diocese sex abuse scandal will be featured this Sunday on "60 Minutes." Siobhan O'Connor is the former secretary to Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone. On Sunday, she is set to speak publicly for the...
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