Fr. Howard Slack – Diocese of Buffalo

Father Howard Slack

Diocese of Buffalo

Ordained: 1959

Died: 1976

Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations against Father Howard Slack: 

On November 5th, 2018, the Diocese of Buffalo released an updated list of priests with substantial claims of sexual abuse of minors. The list only included deceased priests if there were more than one credible accusation of abuse. One name that was included was Father Howard Slack. The only note given on the list was that Father Slack died in 1976. No further information about the number of allegations or gender of the victims is public knowledge. 

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