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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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Buffalo Becomes 22nd U.S. Diocese to Declare Bankruptcy

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The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo declared bankruptcy as it looks to settle over 250 lawsuits filed under the state’s modified Child Victims Act law “We have no more urgent work than to bring about justice and healing for those harmed by the scourge of sexual abuse,” said Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, the apostolic administrator of […]

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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 […]