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Tops Friendly Market in Buffalo, New York, was the scene of a mass shooting on May 14, 2022.

US Catholic bishops call for ‘honest dialogue’ on ‘persistent evil of racism’ after mass shootings

May 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The USCCB said it would continue to “advocate for an end to violence, and for the respect and dignity of... Read more

Bishop Michael Fisher.

Next Buffalo bishop promises 'truth' and 'transparency'

Dec 1, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The newly-announced next Bishop of Buffalo, Bishop Michael Fisher, has promised to be a pastor who will promote transparency in... Read more

Bishop Edward Scarfenberger. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Albany

Buffalo bishop ‘honors witness’ of Catholic man injured in protest

Jun 11, 2020

The interim bishop of Buffalo paid tribute to a Catholic peace activist who was hospitalized after an encounter with police last... Read more

Busy Nurse's Station In Modern Hospital.

NY Catholic hospital to become specialist COVID-19 center

Mar 20, 2020

A Catholic hospital in western New York will become the state’s first hospital entirely dedicated to treating COVID-19 patients, it... Read more

Bishop Edward Scarfenberger. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Albany

In scandalized Buffalo diocese, bishop seeks victims’ voices  

Dec 9, 2019

Efforts to recover from clergy sex abuse scandals in Buffalo require listing to victims and others affected by the diocese’s... Read more

St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo.

Erie district attorney investigating seminarian's sexual harassment claims

Sep 25, 2019

The district attorney in Erie County has begun a criminal investigation into claims of sexual harassment raised by a former... Read more

St. Joseph Cathedral in Buffalo.

Second Buffalo whistleblower says he was abused as seminarian

Sep 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

New allegations have surfaced that the second whistleblower reporting a cover-up of clerical sexual abuse by the Diocese of Buffalo,... Read more

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone.

Bishop Malone says he fell short in handling allegations, but won't resign

Sep 5, 2018

Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo is resisting demands for his resignation after recently published  documents suggest that he mishandled allegations... Read more