EXTRA: Bishop chides Catholic politician Admin Friday, February 21, 2014 Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo, New York says he is “extremely disappointed and deeply concerned” that a Catholic state senator has adopted a pro-choice position on abortion. The bishop’s comments are called “unprecedented.” © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.