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Buffalo Diocese Seeks To Halt Sex Abuse Lawsuits

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has taken legal action seeking to stop all outstanding clergy sexual abuse lawsuits while it navigates bankruptcy proceedings in federal court. The diocese filed a motion in federal bankruptcy court on Saturday seeking an injunction on lawsuits filed under New York’s Child Victims Act. About 250 lawsuits have been […]

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How Did ‘Credibly Accused’ Priest Concelebrate Mass with Buffalo’s Interim Bishop?

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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, whom Pope Francis appointed with oversight of the scandal-ridden Diocese of Buffalo until a new bishop is selected, has come under fire for concelebrating Mass Feb. 24 with priests credibly accused of sexual abuse. The invitation-only event for priests, held at St. Leo the Great Catholic Parish in Amherst and […]

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Why is the Vatican Keeping Bishop Scharfenberger in the Dark?

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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, New York, is in a tough spot. Appointed apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo after the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone, Bishop Scharfenberger is the public face of the Church in a place riddled with scandal and in dire need of urgent repair. But he apparently has little power to effect reform and little information with […]

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Cardinal Dolan Has Lots of Excuses For Not Punishing Andrew Cuomo, But Church’s Law Says Otherwise

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop Edward Scharfenburger have produced a litany of excuses for not disciplining New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after he approved a pro-abortion bill facilitating the killing of unborn children up to the moment of birth. In the following video, LifeSite correspondent Matthew Cullinan Hoffman shows that Catholic bishops have a variety of […]