Alleged Abuse Survivor Calls for Renaming of Pavilion Church Hall

Spectrum News

August 29, 2019

By Mark Goshgarian

Another survivor of alleged clergy sexual abuse has come forward, with more than just a civil lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo.

For alleged abuse survivor Wayne Bortle, the details of the case date back to 1979. And while the accused priest has since died, the church hall which bears his name has become a constant reminder of the past, some 40 years later.

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