Bishop Richard Malone

Buffalo whistleblower: Vatican snubbed abuse victims in calling bishop’s resignation ‘early retirement’

By Dorothy Cummings McLean BUFFALO, New York, December 4, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― Buffalo’s primary diocesan whistleblower Siobhan O’Connor was standing on a cold and dark Buffalo street when the Vatican’s formal announcement of Bishop Malone’s resignation was released early this... read more

Buffalo’s Bishop Richard Malone resigns after year of scandal

Catholic News Agency, December 4, 2019 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. A Dec. 4... read more

Buffalo’s Christ the King Seminary: Sexual Misconduct Dates Back Decades

[Part 2 of a Register report on allegations of sexual misconduct and the existence of an entrenched homosexual subculture at the Diocese of Buffalo’s seminary.] By Peter Jesserer Smith, National Catholic Register, November 14, 2019 BUFFALO, N.Y. — Christ the King Seminary is responsible... read more
Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, N.Y

‘This could be the end for me,’ Buffalo bishop says in taped conversation

Catholic News Agency, September 4, 2019 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. The contents of recordings of... read more
Bishop Richard J. Malone (Buffalo, NY) (Credit: CNS.)

Pressure mounts on Buffalo bishop after two seminarians resign over scandal

By Christopher White, Crux, August 22, 2019 NEW YORK - As pressure continues to mount for Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone to step down over his handling of sex abuse cases, two seminarians have publicly left the diocesan seminary and echoed calls for his resignation. The first seminarian,... read more
Bishop Richard Malone, Archdiocese of Buffalo ((CNA photo)

Bishop Malone apologizes in Buffalo diocese, says he was part of no cover-ups

Buffalo, N.Y., Apr 12, 2019 / 10:52 am (CNA).- 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... read more