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The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has sold the former Sheehan Residence for retired priests for $1.3 million. Mingo Junction Steel Works, a partnership affiliated with Frontier Group of Cos., on Thursday morning acquired the historic mansion at the corner of Linwood Avenue and West Utica Street. Bishop Richard J. Malone said last March that the diocese will sell the lo…

Erie County

After a prayer, some remarks and a protest song, about 70 people who gathered on the sidewalk outside the Catholic Charities administrative office turned toward the entrance of 741 Delaware Ave. and chanted: "Resign! Resign! Resign!" Their target was Bishop Richard J. Malone of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. He's on the board of directors at Catholic Charities, whi…

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Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone is part of a Catholic training video about preventing the sexual abuse of children. But, apparently, not for long. The embattled bishop will be edited out of the training videos, which are used by Catholic churches throughout the country, according to an article in The Cincinnati Enquirer. Malone, who has been called upon to resign…

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Buffalo Bishop Richard J. Malone will lead a "Holy Hour of Prayer for Reparation and Healing" Sunday regarding the sexual abuse crisis that has gripped the Diocese for months. The service will be at 3 p.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral, 50 Franklin St. Malone is encouraging all priests, deacons, consecrated religious and lay faithful to attend. "Held during the Hour of …

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The Diocese of Buffalo has hired Kathy Baranski Spangler as its director of communications, it announced Friday afternoon in a statement. Baranski Spangler replaces George Richert, who announced he was stepping down during what has been a tumultuous time for the diocese. A Buffalo native and Syracuse University graduate, she will assume her duties on Monday. She is t…

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The  Catholic Mass Saturday evening in the Erie County Holding Center had a special celebrant – the Most Rev. Richard J. Malone, bishop of Buffalo. Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported Sunday that the bishop also spoke with inmates and offered counseling after the Mass. It was the first time in recent years that a Catholic bishop has led a worship service in the Holding C…