Four priests have been reinstated by Bishop Michael W. Fisher following a recommendation by the Buffalo Diocese's Independent Review Board, wh…
My heart and prayers go out to the victims of the sexual abuse scandal in the Buffalo Diocese. I am angered and disappointed in the response o…
The Buffalo News published an article on Monsignor James Kelly, a target of abuse allegations.
Retired Auxiliary Bishop Edward M. Grosz, who for many years played a key role in the handling of sex abuse complaints against priests in the Buffalo Diocese, is accused in a lawsuit of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy after a confirmation service in 1990.
I wish to comment on a June 28 article to Everybody’s Column regarding the writer’s feelings that the Catholic Church’s leadership is misguide…
The Rev. Samuel J. Venne insists he never molested a child, and he believes he has evidence to prove it.
A diocese task force charged with leading an effort known as the “Road to Renewal” released a draft proposal that would group 161 parishes into 36 “families.”
The Buffalo Diocese is launching a monitoring program that will include monthly home visits and other restrictions for offending priests.
The diocese wants to retain the Jones Day firm as “special counsel” for the lawsuit, which alleges that diocese leaders protected more than two dozen priests accused of child sexual abuse by not referring their cases to the Vatican for potential removal from the priesthood.
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.
The desire to cover up his misbehavior rather than confront it with the synagogue’s congregation resembles the cover-up culture that has become all too familiar in the Catholic Church scandals.
Robert Hoatson accused Scharfenberger of keeping secret information about clergy sexual abuse of children and allowing a priest accused of abuse in a lawsuit of remaining in ministry at a Buffalo church.
Sean Kirst writes that if the diocese truly seeks reconciliation, it will fully reveal the process by which abusive priests were removed from one parish and given new