Edward Scharfenberger

James Faluszczak and Paul Barr outside the Diocese of Buffalo. August 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 10, 2019 - 1:54 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Clergy sex abuse survivor James Faluszczak is urging more transparency from diocesan officials and specifically called out Buffalo's Apostolic Administrator, Edward Scharfenberger, to release information that he knows about abuse in Western New York. Faluszczak, a Western New...
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Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
December 10, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - If and when the Diocese of Buffalo files for bankruptcy, don't expect the church to quickly come out of the financial situation quickly. Multiple bankruptcy attorneys have said that it could take years for the church to come out of bankruptcy if it indeed plans to file for...
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Father Paul Seil
Photo Courtesy @BuffaloPadre
Mike Baggerman
December 04, 2019 - 10:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Edward Scharfenberger's presence in Western New York is already having a positive impact, according to a local priest. Father Paul Seil of St. Bernadette's Church in Orchard Park said that the apostolic administrator has already reached out to the local clergy in an effort to...
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberg (center) | Photo courtesy of Diocese of Albany
Bishop Edward Scharfenberg (center) | Photo courtesy of Diocese of Albany
Mike Baggerman
December 03, 2019 - 11:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Diocese of Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger is taking over the reigns at the Diocese of Buffalo as the apostolic administrator once Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone vacates. Scharfenberger, 71, has been the bishop at the head of the Albany Catholic Church since 2014, where he...
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