Serving up information on the clergy sex abuse crisis in the Diocese of Buffalo that laity won't get anywhere else. Join the discussion! [Read more at link above]
Fr. Ryszard Biernat's spiritual lobotomy ordered by Most Rev. Richard Malone has already commenced, but hey, we have school Christmas pageants to attend and another candle on the Advent wreath to light. This asylum needs an epic overhaul. It starts with utilizing people who have a sense of basic humanity.
Follow-up to last year's 60 Minutes report featuring whistleblower, Siobhan O'Connor. Beautiful Christian witness in the clip they chose to show.
The video of the "Path Forward" Symposium held by the Movement to Restore Trust at Canisius College on December 7 is worth watching, but it doesn't capture the whole story. Laity, we need help.
Astounding. Disturbing. Million$ to house and insure pedophile priests who never saw a courtroom. And like Siobhan O'Connor (Bishop's former administrative assistant), this woman was supposed to just “do her job,” cut the checks and keep her mouth shut. Thank God she didn’t! Read Siobhan O'Connor's mind blowing post: "Paying Pedophiles" and how you… Continue reading Another laywoman comes forward with testimony: Lesson on linking correct Subject with its Verb.
After decades in existence, this Buffalo-area lay group, with its unique access to our bishops, has watched our diocese slide from crisis to catastrophe all the while remaining aloof, unaccountable for their "advice," and virtually unknown to the laity. Until now. The man-made catastrophe of the Johnstown flood of 1889 could have been avoided. That was… Continue reading Silence gives consent: Bishop’s Council of the Laity
The 24-4 vote of confidence on Bishop Richard Malone's leadership by a diocesan lay group is troubling on its surface. By definition, this is a highly skewed lay group that we laity do not appoint. [continue reading at link above]
If you're going to poll Catholics in the Diocese of Buffalo, poll Catholics in the diocese, not the city. By now, many have read the Buffalo News' misleading headline and the misleading first paragraph (which few people read past): 86% of Catholics in poll want bishop to resign from Diocese of Buffalo. By Jay Tokas… Continue reading Hey, Buffalo News, the diocese is 8 counties