Priest abuse

Christ the King Seminary

Another priest in the Buffalo Catholic Diocese has been put on leave. This time it involves an alleged sexual advance made on an adult.

Bishop admits mistakes, vows to stay on

Sep 9, 2018
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Bishop Richard Malone is again apologizing to parishioners of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. A letter from the Bishop is being read at Masses this weekend in the wake Attorney General Barbara Underwood's decision to begin an investigation into clergy abuse statewide.

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It is a difficult time for the Catholic Church in the wake of the priest sexual abuse scandal.  But a church in Amherst is holding a special service this Friday to pray for abuse victims, as well as priests and the faithful.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley spoke with the pastor of St. Leo the Great Church on Sweet Home Road about dealing with the devastating scandal.


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Bishop Richard Malone is not responding to calls that he resign as the clergy abuse scandal seems to worsen in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.

St. Andrew Church Facebook Page

Buffalo's Catholic Diocese has confirmed that Fr. Fabian Maryanski has been named as the subject of a recent investigation by the Erie County District Attorney's office into an allegation of misconduct.

Catholic diocese eliminates its TV production unit

Jun 24, 2018
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The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo is eliminating its television production unit. Daybreak TV Productions will cease operations next month. Eight staff members of the unit will be laid off.

Two local priests have been placed on administrative leave following complains of abuse.