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If Bishop Malone resigns, survivor 'can begin to heal’

Credit: WKBW Buffalo
Published 5 days ago - Duration: 02:08s

If Bishop Malone resigns, survivor 'can begin to heal’

If the expected resignation of Bishop Richard J.

Malone will bring healing to the Diocese of Buffalo, nowhere will that healing be more personal than in the heart of Kyle Gorlick.

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If Bishop Malone resigns, survivor 'can begin to heal’

WE COULD BE JUSTHOURS AWAY FROMBISHOP RICHARDMALONE'SRESIGNATION FROMTHE DIOCESE OFBUFFALO.AND TONIGHT WE'REHEARING FROM ASURVIVOR... WHOSESTORY HELPED LEADTHE PRESSURE THATMOUNTED ON MALONEOVER THE LAST 15MONTHS... ASEVIDENCE OF HISHANDLING OF SEXUALABUSE CASESSURFACED.I-TEAM CHIEFINVESTIGATORCHARLIE SPECHT HASTHE STORY.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR:I HOPE THAT THIS ISTHE PERIOD OFRENEWAL FOR THEDIOCESE.

I HOPE THATTHIS IS THE TIME THATWE CAN ALL HEAL.IF THE EXPECTEDRESIGNATION OFBISHOP RICHARDMALONE WILL BRINGHEALING TO THEBUFFALO DIOCESE,NOWHERE WILL THATHEALING BE MOREPERSONAL THAN INTHE HEART OF KYLEGORLICK.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR:THERE IS HOPE THAT ICAN BEGIN TO HEAL.GORLICK FIRST CAMEFORWARD 15 MONTHSAGO TO DESCRIBEINAPPROPRIATESEXUAL ADVANCES BYHIS PARISH PRIEST,FATHER ROBERTYETTER.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR/FILE 2018I WAS JUST DISGUSTEDAND CONFUSED ABOUTWHY THIS WAS MYFIRST INTERACTIONWITH THE PRIESTOUTSIDE OF A PARISH,EVER.GORLICK'S STORYFORMED THE BASIS OFAN I-TEAMINVESTIGATION INTOMALONE'S HANDLINGOF SEXUALMISCONDUCT...STILL, THE LAST YEARHAS BEEN TOUGH ONGORLICK.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR:SO MANY AREAS OF MYLIFE THAT HAVE BEENAFFECTED AS A RESULTOF HAVING TO GO TOTHE MEDIA IN THEFIRST PLACE, IN ORDERTO GET A CORRUPT,PREDATOR PRIESTREMOVED.HE'S SUFFEREDTHROUGH ANXIETYANDJOBLESSNESS...THOUGH HE HAS NOT LOSTHIS CATHOLIC FAITH.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR:I'VE BEEN TOLD THATIT'S NOTHING SHORTOF A MIRACLE THAT IEVEN HAVE FAITH TOSPEAK UP TODAY.

ANDI'M VERY THANKFULFOR THAT.HE HOPES THEAPPOINTMENT OF ANEW SPIRITUALLEADER WILL BE THEBALM THAT HELPSSOOTHE A WOUNDEDCATHOLICCOMMUNITY.KYLEGORLICK/SURVIVOR:WE HAVE TO BE ABLETO FIND AN ABILITY TOTRUST, WE HAVE TOFIND HOPE.

THE OTHEROPTION ISN'T REALLYAN OPTION.TAPED LOOK LIVE TAG:NOW THISANNOUNCEMENT ISEXPECTED TO BE MADEAT NOON VATICAN TIMEWEDNESDAY, WHICH IS6 A.M.

OUR TIME.

STAYWITH US RIGHT HEREON THE 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS MORNING SHOWWHERE WE WILL HAVECOMPLETE TEAMCOVERAGETHROUGHOUT THE DAY.FOR THE I-TEAM,CHARLIE SPECHT, 7EYEWITNESS NEWS

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