The Child Victims Act fully becomes New York law on Aug. 14. It is expected to bring a new wave of sexual abuse cases into the light, as the law allows more survivors their day in court. It also adds more urgency to the work currently underway to transform the Buffalo Catholic Diocese into a place of healing for those who have lost faith in the church.

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Notes from Listening Session No. 7

Holy Trinity Church, Dunkirk August 17, 2019 Summary: 90 total attendees The session opened with an opening prayer by Bishop Richard J. Malone, a reading from the First Book of Kings, intercessions, and reading of a prayer written by priests of our diocese. The...

Notes from Listening Session No. 6

Nativity of Our Lord Church, Orchard Park. August 10, 2019. Stephanie Argentine kicked off the session at 9:30 a.m. Bishop Malone started with a healing prayer. Approx. 80 people in attendance.

Sex abuse victims deserve support in their quest for justice

August 14 marks another milestone in the effort to bring compassion, healing and justice to victims of sexual abuse in New York State.  One year ago, the Pennsylvania Grand Jury released the results of its investigation into how sex abuse claims were handled in six...

Men’s Breakfast featuring MRT as Guest Speakers

Join the discussion about the Movement to Restore Trust on September 7, 2019 in the Chapel at Blessed Sacrament RC Church, 263 Claremont Ave, Tonawanda, NY. Mass, breakfast Bible study and speakers.

Notes from Listening Session No. 5

Listening session No. 5 – held at Sacred Heart Parish Social Center, Batavia, NY on August 3, 2019. About 75 people attended, including seven priests and Bishop Richard J. Malone, Movement to Restore Trust (MRT) Organizing Committee member John Hurley and Dennis Mahaney.

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