Siobhan O'Connor

Diocese of Buffalo with two dozen protesters calling for Bishop Malone's resignation. September 10, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
October 10, 2019 - 4:12 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last week, the Holy See authorized an apostolic visitation for Buffalo's Catholic Diocese, and while the timeline for the investigation was rather vague, it was expected that Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio would begin his duty "in the near future." As it turns out, the near...
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A protester holds a sign outside of St. Joseph's Cathedral in Buffalo after Bishop Malone's press conference. In the background, Siobhan O'Connor speaks with WKBW-TV's Charlie Specht. September 4, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
September 04, 2019 - 5:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Siobhan O’Connor, a whistleblower in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, was among the few protesters standing outside of St. Joseph’s Cathedral after Bishop Richard Malone held his press conference Wednesday detailing the complex relationship between Father Jeffrey Nowak,...
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Demonstrators outside Christ the King Seminary protest and call for Bishop Malone's resignation. August 28, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
August 28, 2019 - 7:32 pm
East Aurora, NY (WBEN) Just after Father Jeffrey Nowak was placed on administrative leave by Bishop Richard Malone, protesters headed to Christ the King Seminary where Malone was meeting with fellow clergy. "This diocese is a diocese of blackmail, of corruption, of greed," says Steve Parisi, whose...
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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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Brendan Keany
November 28, 2018 - 11:56 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - About 200 people gathered at the Montante Cultural Center of Canisius College last night in what was intended to be a respectful dialogue on the tumultuous year in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. "The goal here was to gather people together in a place where a...
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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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Brendan Keany
October 31, 2018 - 11:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Siobhan O'Connor, the former personal secretary for Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone and whistleblower about the clergy sex abuse scandal in Buffalo, responded to the late-Tuesday statement released by her former boss which criticized her for contradictory statements. “It is...
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October 31, 2018 - 12:08 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following an extensive and open news conference held Tuesday by Diocese of Buffalo 'whistleblower' Siobhan O'Connor, Bishop Richard Malone is reacting in writing with a detailed statement along with email and memo communications from O'Connor herself. READ: Complete Siobahn O...
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WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
October 30, 2018 - 3:30 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN- Brendan Keany ) - There is now even more pressure on Bishop Richard Malone and the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo after a former executive assistant to Malone spoke with "60 Minutes," detailing the bishop's inaction regarding the widespread reports of clergy sexual abuse. Siobhan O'...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
October 29, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) The Diocese of Buffalo says the '60 Minutes' report featuring a whistleblower who criticized the bishop's handling of clergy sexual misconduct was incomplete and out of context. READ: Whistleblower says Bishop Malone knew of abuse and did nothing The Diocese of Buffalo declined...
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