Mr. Charles Lyons
Diocese of Buffalo (Lay Teacher)
- 1970s-1980s: St. Brigid (Buffalo)
Summary of Sexual Abuse Allegations Against Mr. Charles Lyons:
Mr. Charles Lyons (“Mr. Lyons”) was a lay teacher at St. Brigid in Buffalo. According to media reports, in 2020, he was named in a lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo Mr. Lyons was accused of sexually abusing a minor from 1979 to 1981, when the victim was approximately 14 to 16 years old. The child met Mr. Lyons when he/she participated in youth activities and programs at St. Brigid Church.
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