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US Bishop Resigns Amid Abuse Cover-Up Accusations

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Topics: Richard maloneNYBuffaloChurchsexual abuseApostolic VisitationMarc ouellet

 

  • 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.
  • 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 Diocese of Buffalo has issued a response to a whistleblower who called for Bishop Richard Malone to resign, after he was publicly accused of allowing priests credibly accused of sexual abuse to remain in ministry.
  • A former Church employee said she leaked diocesan documents because when the Buffalo diocese addressed sexual abuse allegations it seemed primarily concerned with protecting the reputation and assets of the Church.

 

 

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