Bishop Malone Accused of Mishandling Sex Abuse in Maine

TAKE ACTION: Ask Bishop Malone to Resign At a news conference two weeks ago, Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone said he had a good record on dealing with sexually abusive priests. “You call it cover-up, we call it confidentiality,” he told reporters. Malone pointed to his time in the Diocese of Portland, Maine, where he … 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

Bishop Richard Joseph Malone

Current Role Bishop of Buffalo, New York Official Web Site: 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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more