Since Pope Francis named him apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo one month ago, Albany Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger said it has become clear to him that he’s now leading a wounded flock.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — In a wide-ranging interview with 7 Eyewitness News, interim Buffalo Diocese bishop Edward Scharfenberger discussed secret priest personnel files, aides to former Bishop Richard J. Malone and whether Scharfenberger expects to become permanent Buffalo bishop.
Fr. Gatto was accused of (and denied) sexual misconduct by multiple men who came to him for counseling. @BishopRJMalone returned him to ministry but reversed the assignment after protests by parents. https://t.co/J2BS027O07