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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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Arrest Warrant Issued For Former Texas Priest

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Dallas police this week obtained an arrest warrant for a 78-year-old priest accusing him of molesting a child in North Texas in the 1980s. Richard Thomas Brown was accused Tuesday of aggravated sexual assault of a child with an offense date of July 5, 1989, Dallas County records show. It wasn’t immediately clear Wednesday which […]

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Former Michigan Priest Charged With Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old Boy After Funeral for Boy’s Relative

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A former priest who served at Catholic churches in Genesee County is facing a new count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The Michigan Attorney General’s Office already charged 80-year-old Vincent DeLorenzo with three counts of first-degree and three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. A fourth count of first-degree CSC was announced on Tuesday. Attorney […]