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Buffalo Diocese holds last listening session

This session in Dunkirk was the first held by the Buffalo Diocese since the Child Victims Act window to files claims opened.

DUNKIRK, N.Y. — The last of seven listening sessions held by the Diocese of Buffalo was Saturday morning in Dunkirk.

Bishop Richard Malone has been holding the sessions over the last few weeks to hear concerns from parishioners about the clergy sexual abuse crisis.

This session in Dunkirk was the first session by the Buffalo Diocese since the one-year window to file lawsuits under the Child Victims Act opened.

The session was scheduled for two hours from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Parish at 1032 Central Avenue, Dunkirk, NY 14048.

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