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WATCH: Former Seminarian Calls for Bishop Malone’s Resignation

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  As the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo faces more than 100 lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act, a former seminarian is now accusing the diocese of blackmail. Stephen Parisi protested in front of Bishop Richard Malone’s home Sunday, demanding his resignation. The move comes just days after Parisi himself resigned from Christ the King Seminary in […]

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Priest Who Starred in ‘The Exorcist’ Accused of Sexually Abusing Student in the 1980s

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Father Bill O’Malley, an outgoing Jesuit teacher who became a Rochester, New York celebrity after a star turn in the supernatural film “The Exorcist,” has been accused of sexually abusing one of his students at McQuaid Jesuit High School three decades ago. The Rev. William J. O’Malley S.J. joined the McQuaid faculty in 1965. By the time […]

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RICO Lawsuit Filed Against Buffalo Diocese

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Twenty-two plaintiffs filed August 14 a lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo, a province of the Society of Jesus, multiple priests, eight parishes, three high school, a seminary, among others, alleging “a pattern of racketeering activity” that enabled and covered up clerical sexual abuse. The lawsuit was filed on the first day of a legal […]