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Pope accepts resignation of Buffalo Bishop

The Holy Father has accepted the resignation of Bishop Malone, of the Diocese of Buffalo, in the United States.

By Vatican News

Pope Francis on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Bishop Richard J. Malone who has stepped down from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Buffalo in the United States.

A statement release by the Holy See Press Office also said the Pope has appointed Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger, head of the Albany Diocese, as apostolic administrator, to lead the Buffalo Diocese until a new bishop is named.  

 

04 December 2019, 12:17