Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

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The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has launched an ambitious $100 million capital and endowment campaign. The campaign, dubbed Upon This Rock, was kicked off at Cardinal O'Hara High School in Tonawanda Thursday morning.

WNY Catholic schools leader embraces Common Core

Dec 10, 2015
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany recently took a stand to scale back on the number of Common Core tests it will administer. But as WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley tells us the Diocese of Buffalo has no plans to cut back.

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Long-time New York State Board of Regents member Robert Bennett will offer his expertise to the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Bishop Richard Malone announced that Robert Bennett has been appointed to serve on the Catholic School Advisory Board.  

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Bishop Bernard McLaughlin, who died Monday at the age of 102. 

Bishop applauds Supreme Court ruling on contraception

Jun 30, 2014
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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that business owners can refuse to provide health insurance that covers birth control to their employees. The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo called the decision a "victory."

Catholic school closures blindside some families

Jan 16, 2014

Ten Catholic elementary schools will close at the end of the school year, the Diocese of Buffalo announced Wednesday. The news that their school was on the list caught many families off guard.

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The fight to save an East side Catholic church is not over. A city lawmaker is vowing to save the building from demolition.

Buffalo's new bishop speaks candidly

Aug 9, 2012
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Preparations are underway for the installation of the new leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Bishop Richard Malone of Portland, Maine will be installed as Buffalo's 14th bishop Friday. 

WBFO & AM-970's Eileen Buckley met with Bishop Malone at the Catholic Center where he spoke candidly on a variety of topics; from working to preserve the Catholic faith to same-sex marraige.