The recent report in the Buffalo News that the Diocese of Buffalo is cutting financial aid to its private elementary schools should come as no…
“You just want them to understand that you're listening, and hopefully that you feel their pain. That's all you can do,” says chaplain Frank Kedzielawa.
Faith leaders in the region have learned to adjust sacred gatherings as they hope and pray for better days.
To the surprise of few and the disappointment of many, the Vatican has stated that the Roman Catholic Church will not bless same-sex unions. T…
The Vatican decreed Monday that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions since God "cannot bless sin."
When the coronavirus pandemic sent the U.S. economy into freefall last year, the federal government hastily knit a safety net for small busine…
This cradle Catholic has great admiration for my Canisius High School classmate John LaFalce and his sterling 28-year career in Congress. But …
We hope that in his actions, Bishop Michael W. Fisher will show some boldness in breaking with the past and setting a new tone, writes The News' Editorial Board.
It is the season of giving and not to be outdone The Diocese of Buffalo is doing its yeoman’s part in that effort. Yes, Virginia there is a Sa…
Today is the feast day of Peter Canisius, and you need not be a Canisius graduate — high school or college — to have an interest in this saint.
To Bishop Edward Scharfenberger: Four million dollars (and counting) spent on lawyers equates to “support” and “healing” for the victims?
The Buffalo Diocese’s practice of designating accused priests as “unassignable,” and allowing them to retire or go on medical leave, was a clear dereliction of duty to the Catholic faithful, the “flock” they are supposed to guard as shepherds.
More than 30 attorneys in five law firms that charge from $150 to $843 per hour have worked on behalf of the diocese since its Chapter 11 filing.
St. John Gualbert parish has a deal with Hilful Fuzul Community Services to sell the school, a former convent and a single-family home, for $645,000.
The order's history here traces back to May 24, 1905, when eight nuns came to the Diocese of Buffalo from a monastery in Union City, N.J.
Aug. 25, 1935 – Aug. 9, 2020
"I believe that everybody has a gift," said Nancy Kaszynski, who gave her former priest, Father John Mack, part of her liver.
Father John Mack, in need of a liver transplant, saw Holy Week as an opportunity to measure his life, accept his frailties and wade gratefully into whatever waves come next. Not that it’s
The $1.3 million sale completes one of two landmark transactions designed to raise money for the diocese’s fund to compensate victims of alleged clergy sexual
The diocese announced in April that it would sell the two properties, with proceeds going to the Independent Reconciliation & Compensation Fund to benefit victims of past sexual abuse by priests.