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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley/WBEN Photo
Tim Wenger
December 07, 2019 - 10:04 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On a cold and crisp Saturday during the Advent season, hundreds quietly filed into the doors of the ornate Montante Cultural Center on the campus of Canisius College in Buffalo. They came to hear words of hope and to hear how trust may be restored to the Catholic Diocese of...
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WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
December 20, 2018 - 2:09 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In what has become an all too familiar scene, alleged victims of clergy sexual abuse gathered on the sidewalk across from the Catholic Center and the Diocese of Buffalo Thursday to call into question recent settlement offers that have been made and publicized. The criticism...
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Dave Debo
March 09, 2018 - 7:17 am
(WBEN) In its initial week of operations, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo's compensation program for victims of clergy sexual abuse has drawn several claims, and some criticism of the deadlines that will exclude others who haven't come forward sooner. “Since last week’s announcement about the...
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Dave Debo
March 01, 2018 - 7:07 am
(WBEN) Roman Catholic dioceses across New York state have established a range of victim compensation funds to take care of people hurt by clergy sexual abuse, and as another victim comes forward in Buffalo there are some who predict a fund like that is coming here soon. "We think it is going to...
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