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The dome of St. Casimir Church in Buffalo, New York

Diocese of Buffalo to merge a third of its parishes

May 29, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Buffalo Bishop Michael Fisher said in a May 28 video statement that 34% of its parishes — about 55 —... Read more

olice on scene at a Tops Friendly Market on May 14, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. According to reports, at least 10 people were killed after a mass shooting at the store with the shooter in police custody.

Bishop condemns 'abhorrently evil' slaying of 10 at Buffalo supermarket

May 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at... Read more

St. Joseph Cathedral in downtown Buffalo.

Analysis: What is waiting for Bishop Fisher in Buffalo?

Dec 5, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Awaiting Bishop Fisher is a chancery with a tarnished reputation, a diocese named in hundreds of clergy abuse lawsuits, an ongoing... 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 Michael Fisher outside the meeting hall during the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

Pope Francis names new bishop of scandal-ridden Buffalo diocese

Dec 1, 2020

Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Bishop Michael Fisher, an auxiliary of Washington, to be the next bishop of the scandal-ridden Diocese... Read more