James Faluszczak

Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 03, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - More than 1,300 civil suits have been filed since the one-year look-back window for the Child Victim's Act took effect last August. Now, there is a push in Albany to extend the window for another year.
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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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James Faluszczak and Paul Barr outside the Diocese of Buffalo. August 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 15, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With hundreds of lawsuits against the Diocese of Buffalo and other organizations already filed in the one-year "look back" window, sex abuse survivor James Faluszczak stressed patience throughout the legal proceedings. When asked about the emotional first day of lawsuits...
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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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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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Siobhan O'Connor (right) and Mitchell Garabedian (Left) speak outside the Diocese of Buffalo. October 30, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
November 01, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The decision for Siobhan O'Connor to publicly admit to whistleblowing from within the Diocese of Buffalo could come at a steep price. Already, Bishop Richard Malone of the Diocese of Buffalo issued a statement which called O'Connor's comments about the alleged cover up of...
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March 18, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - While a St. Patrick's Day Mass led by Bishop Richard Malone was underway inside St. Joe's Cathedral in downtown Buffalo Sunday, the Road to Recovery mission was holding a news briefing outside the church, calling on the Bishop to immediately release the names of all clergymen...
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