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WATCH: Panel discussion on the future of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo

Posted: 4:00 PM, Dec 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-04 16:54:21-05
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — On Wednesday morning, the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo started a major direction shift.

Bishop Richard Malone's resignation was accepted by Pope Francis, following an I-Team investigation by Chief Investigator Charlie Specht. Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany will temporarily lead the diocese as Apostolic Administrator.

On Wednesday afternoon, whistleblowers, survivors, priests and stakeholders met at our 7 Eyewitness News studios for a panel discussion on what's next for the diocese. Watch here:

Panel discussion on the future of the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo