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Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, CNA file photo.

'This could be the end for me,' Buffalo bishop says in taped conversation

Sep 4, 2019

Recordings of private conversations appear to show that Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo believed sexual harassment accusations made against a diocesan... Read more

Bishop Richard Malone's Buffalo residence, which was protested Sunday.

After protest, Buffalo diocese denies allegations of former seminarian

Aug 19, 2019

Amid a media firestorm and a small protest Sunday, the Diocese of Buffalo disputed allegations made in a letter published... Read more

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Hundreds of lawsuits filed on first day of NY litigation window

Aug 15, 2019

Over 400 lawsuits were filed in New York state on the first day of a one-year window in the statute... Read more

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone. CNA file photo

RICO suit against Buffalo diocese alleges conspiracy in sexual abuse cases 

Aug 15, 2019

Twenty-two plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Aug. 14 against the Diocese of Buffalo, a province of the Society of Jesus, multiple... Read more

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone.

Buffalo priests removed from ministry following seminarian complaints

Apr 29, 2019

Three priests have been temporarily removed from ministry in the Diocese of Buffalo, after seminarians say they engaged in salacious... Read more

Bishop Richard Malone. CNA file photo.

Bishop Malone apologizes in Buffalo diocese, says he was part of no cover-ups

Apr 12, 2019

The Bishop of Buffalo said in a statement Thursday that despite media reports to the contrary, he has not been... Read more

Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo.

Buffalo diocese expands list of credibly accused clerics

Nov 5, 2018

By Jonah McKeown

The Diocese of Buffalo is adding to their public list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse against a... Read more

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone.

Buffalo whisteblower says she leaked abuse documents 'out of love'

Nov 5, 2018

The former Diocese of Buffalo employee who leaked internal diocesan documents to the press wrote in an op-ed Sunday that... Read more

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Bishop Malone says he has never mishandled child abuse allegations

Nov 2, 2018

The Bishop of Buffalo said Friday that although he admits he mishandled allegations of sexual abuse involving adults, he maintains... Read more

Bishop Richard Malone. CNA file photo.

Diocese of Buffalo 'stunned and dismayed' by whistleblower call for Malone's resignation

Oct 31, 2018

The Diocese of Buffalo has issued a response to a whistleblower who called for Bishop Richard Malone to resign, after... Read more

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone.

Whistleblower says Buffalo diocese did not disclose priest abuse reports

Oct 29, 2018

A former Church employee said she leaked diocesan documents because when the Buffalo diocese addressed sexual abuse allegations it seemed... Read more