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Bishop Richard Malone - Latest News
Jan 7, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- Bishop Edward Scharfenberger, the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, has said he was not given the results of a Vatican-ordered investigation into the scandal-hit diocese.
Dec 4, 2019 - 12:25 pm .- Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger of Albany spoke to the press Wednesday following his appointment as Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, and emphasized that although he is not yet sure how exactly he will divide his time between the two dioceses he is now tasked with shepherding, he trusts Pope Francis’ decision to appoint him.
Dec 4, 2019 - 04:01 am .- Pope Francis Wednesday accepted the resignation of Buffalo’s embattled Bishop Richard Malone. The Diocese of Buffalo will be administered by Albany’s Bishop Edward Scharfenberger until a permanent replacement for Malone is appointed.
Nov 19, 2019 - 09:40 am .- In a video released Monday, Bishop Richard Malone said that Pope Francis had shared his closeness to the people and diocese of Buffalo following a year of controversy.
Nov 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm .- Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn is rejecting an allegation that he sexually molested a minor in the 1970s, calling it a “false allegation.”
Oct 31, 2019 - 11:48 am .- The bishop offered no comment on his findings in the scandal-hit Buffalo diocese.
Oct 10, 2019 - 01:20 pm .- A statement released by the Diocese of Brooklyn Thursday said that DiMarzio had traveled to the diocese of Bishop Richard Malone and interviewed more than 30 people earlier this week.
Oct 3, 2019 - 02:30 pm .- The Holy See has announced that Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn will lead an Apostolic Visitation of the Diocese of Buffalo. The visitation, a canonical inspection and fact-finding mission, was ordered by Cardinal Marc Ouellet of the Congregation of Bishops in Rome, the Vatican department responsible for overseeing the personal conduct of bishops.
Sep 27, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- The Diocese of Buffalo is reportedly shutting down its credit cards Friday. Although some have interpreted the move as a step towards bankruptcy, officials said the decision was unrelated to recent scandals and lawsuits affecting the diocese.
Sep 18, 2019 - 04:05 pm .- Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, New York is facing fresh calls for his resignation, after a local news organization commissioned a poll that suggests a majority of Catholics and lapsed Catholics in the diocese would like to see him step down because of his alleged mishandling of clerical sexual abuse cases.
Sep 11, 2019 - 10:59 am .- Amid calls for his resignation, Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo remains firm in his conviction not to step down from office, even as Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York assesses whether to open an investigation into Malone’s alleged mishandling of abuse cases.
Sep 4, 2019 - 11:30 am .- Recordings of private conversations appear to show that Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo believed sexual harassment accusations made against a diocesan priest months before the diocese removed the priest from ministry.
Aug 19, 2019 - 04:30 pm .- Amid a media firestorm and a small protest Sunday, the Diocese of Buffalo disputed allegations made in a letter published by a recently resigned seminarian.
Aug 15, 2019 - 11:55 am .- Twenty-two plaintiffs filed a lawsuit Aug. 14 against the Diocese of Buffalo, a province of the Society of Jesus, multiple priests, eight parishes, three high schools, a seminary, among others, alleging “a pattern of racketeering activity” that enabled and covered up clerical sexual abuse.
May 1, 2019 - 04:50 am .- As bishops address the clerical sexual abuse crisis, will they ensure the canonical rights of priests?
Apr 29, 2019 - 08:54 pm .- Three priests have been temporarily removed from ministry in the Diocese of Buffalo, after seminarians say they engaged in salacious and inappropriate conversation during a party at a parish rectory. Officials say the removal is a sign that protocols are followed in the Diocese of Buffalo.
Apr 12, 2019 - 10:52 am .- The Bishop of Buffalo said in a statement Thursday that despite media reports to the contrary, he has not been part of any cover-up of clerical sexual abuse, though he does intend to be more transparent about clerical sexual abuse and its financial impact on his diocese.
Nov 5, 2018 - 05:32 pm .- The Diocese of Buffalo is adding to their public list of clergy with credible allegations of sexual abuse against a minor.
Nov 5, 2018 - 02:42 pm .- The former Diocese of Buffalo employee who leaked internal diocesan documents to the press wrote in an op-ed Sunday that she shared the documents “out of love for the survivors, my diocese, my community and my Church.”
Nov 2, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- The Bishop of Buffalo said Friday that although he admits he mishandled allegations of sexual abuse involving adults, he maintains that his “record handling misconduct allegations with children is good.”