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Michael William Fisher to be installed at Bishop of Buffalo Diocese on Friday; how you can watch

Installation of Michael Fisher
Posted at 2:07 PM, Jan 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-15 15:47:18-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Michael William Fisher will be installed as the next Bishop of the Buffalo Diocese on Friday afternoon.

You'll be able to watch the installation beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Friday on 7ABC and on 7 Plus.

Fisher comes to the Diocese of Buffalo as the former Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Washington.

The 62-year-old Baltimore native is the eldest of five and replaces interim bishop Edward Scharfenberger who stepped in after former bishop Richard Malone resigned in December 2019 after his mishandling of sexual abuse within the Buffalo Diocese made national attention.

Fisher told 7 Eyewitness News Anchor Ashley Rowe that he wants to speak with survivors of sex abuse within the diocese.

If you're looking to watch on 7 Plus, here's how you can.