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The Year Since Michael Whalen Spoke Truth to the Buffalo Diocese

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It’s been a year of abuse scandals, law enforcement investigations and parishioner protests for the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. But it all started with Michael Whalen, a regular guy from South Buffalo, breaking his silence in March. “I’m not afraid anymore,” he said at a news conference in front of the chancery in March. Later that night, […]

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New York Attorney General’s Office has Issued Subpoenas to every Catholic Diocese in the State

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The New York attorney general’s office has issued subpoenas to every Catholic diocese in the state, becoming the latest U.S. state to embark on a major investigation of sex crimes committed and covered up by Catholic priests. And New Jersey quickly followed on Thursday, announcing a criminal task force focused on investigating sexual abuse by Catholic […]