ABC Nightline Report on Sexual Abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo

Bishop Richard Malone says his congregation’s darkest days are in the past. The embattled spiritual leader has faced calls for his resignation over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against clergy members in the Diocese of Buffalo, where a public reckoning that started as a local scandal became a national headline. A whistleblower, Malone’s own … Read more

Bishop Malone Returned Accused Priest to Ministry After Investigation Some Called ‘A Sham’

Bishop Richard Malone says his congregation’s darkest days are in the past. The embattled spiritual leader has faced calls for his resignation over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against clergy members in the Diocese of Buffalo, where a public reckoning that started as a local scandal became a national headline. A whistleblower, Malone’s own … Read more

Bishop Malone Faces Tough Questions on Abuse Crisis

The diocese’s new spokeswoman crowded journalists at the podium and tried to prevent them from asking follow-up questions. Bishop Richard J. Malone’s staff monopolized the microphone for more than an hour before the embattled bishop finally took questions. The end result was a new list of 36 accused priests — but many of the same … Read more

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