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Catholic Bishops Promised Reform in Sex-Abuse Scandal, but They Didn’t Look at Their Own Misdeeds

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Bishop Robert Finn wasn’t going anywhere. He never alerted authorities about photos of young girls’ genitals stashed on a pastor’s laptop. He kept parishioners in the dark, letting the priest mingle with children and families. Even after a judge found the bishop guilty of failing to report the priest’s suspected child abuse — and after […]

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Bishop Richard Joseph Malone

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Current Role Bishop of Buffalo, New York Official Web Site: http://www.buffalodiocese.org/ Mailing Address: 795 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14203-1250, USA Telephone: (716)847-5500 Fax: 847-5550 What’s Been Reported Leaked church records revealed that 106 clergy in the Diocese of Buffalo had been credibly accused of sexually abusing children, far more than a list of 42 which […]

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Whistleblower Says Bishop Malone Knew of Sexual Abuse Allegations, But Did Nothing

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The Roman Catholic Church is facing its biggest crisis in the United States since the Boston sex abuse scandal 16 years ago. 13 states are now investigating whether abuse was concealed by church leaders, including bishops who head each diocese. Sign the petition asking Bishop Malone to resign We have learned one place under scrutiny […]

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Bishop Malone Says He Fell Short in Handling Allegations, But Won’t Resign

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Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo is resisting demands for his resignation after recently published  documents suggest that he mishandled allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct by priests in his diocese. “My handling of recent claims from some of our parishioners concerning sexual misconduct with adults unquestionably has fallen short of the standard to which you […]