You asked, we answered: Why aren't accused priests in jail?
It's been two months since The Buffalo News first reported that a retired priest from the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo admitted that he sexually abused "probably dozens" of teenage boys in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Since then, The News also has published more than 30 stories related to the sexual abuse scandal within the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo.
Among The News' findings:
- Catholic parishioners are indirectly funding sexual abuse settlement claims.
- At least eight priests accused of sexually abusing children live within walking distance of elementary and middle schools.
- At least 58 Buffalo priests have been linked to sexual allegations in recent decades, according to News archives, public records and recent reporting by The News. The Catholic Diocese of Buffalo in March released a list of 42 priests accused of sexual misconduct with minors.
- Earlier this week, . . .