News 4 Investigates: Priest reinstated after being accused of abuse


(WIVB) -The decision by Bishop Richard Malone to reinstate Father Dennis Riter, accused of abusing three minors more than two decades ago and failing a polygraph test, is one of the more controversial cases since the sexual abuse scandal engulfed the church last year.

So, how is Riter back in ministry at a church in Dunkirk?

In an exclusive interviews with the news 4 investigates team, you’ll hear from both Father Riter and the investigator who played a key role in his reinstatement.

Did the bishop make the right decision? Find out in a special report, Monday, August 12 at 5:30 p.m.

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