- May 11, 2021
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of embattled Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo.
Following his return from Rome this weekend, Buffalo’s Bishop Richard Malone says Pope Francis is aware of the difficult situation that both he and the diocese are facing.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is strongly refuting an allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the 1970s while he was still a priest in the archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey.
A Vatican investigation into Bishop Richard Malone and the diocese of Buffalo is now complete.
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn has been appointed by the Vatican to conduct an investigation of the troubled Buffalo diocese in New York, where Bishop Richard Malone faces accusations of covering up sexual abuse by priests.
Embattled Bishop Richard Malone says he would welcome a Vatican review of the diocese of Buffalo.