Buffalo bishop resigns under fire for handling of misconduct (24)

Associated Press News 2019.12.04 17:21
By NICOLE WINFIELD NEW YORK (AP) - Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone following widespread criticism from Malone's staff, priests and the public over how he handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. The Vatican announced the resignation in a brief statement, adding that Francis had named Edward Scharfenberger, the bishop of Albany, New York, to
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