Father Louis Mako
Diocese of Buffalo
Assigned as follows:
- Sacred Heart of Mary (Jermyn, NY)
- Sacred Heart of Jesus (Wilkes-Barre, NY)
Summary of Abuse Allegations against Father Louis Mako:
Father Louis Mako was born in Romania, and ordained a priest in Europe in 1962. He served in the Diocese of Scranton from 1975 to 1977. He died in 1998. According to media reports, his name was included in the Diocese of Scranton’s list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of a minor released in August 2018. His name was also included in the Diocese of Buffalo‘s updated list of priests with substantiated claims of sexual abuse of a minor. Details of the allegation, including when and where the alleged misconduct occurred, are unknown. The original list was published in March 2018.
Horowitz Law is a law firm representing victims of sexual abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo and throughout New York. The Diocese of Buffalo filed for federal bankruptcy protection in February 2020. Anyone sexually abused by a priest or employee of the Diocese of Buffalo may be entitled to file a claim against the Diocese in these bankruptcy proceedings, but very strict filing deadlines apply. Most victims of abuse in the Diocese of Buffalo will never be able to take action against the Diocese of Buffalo if they miss this bankruptcy filing deadline, so it is important that you contact us immediately to discuss your potential case.