Movement to Restore Trust

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February 11, 2020 - 12:02 pm
John Hurley met with Archbishop Christophe Pierre to discuss the eventual appointment of another bishop.
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley
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December 17, 2019 - 8:47 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Following the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone and the naming of Bishop Edward Scherfenberger as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, The Movement to Restore Trust has developed an initial list of desired qualities the laity, clergy and religious of the...
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Bishop Edward Scharfenberger and John Hurley
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Tim Wenger
December 07, 2019 - 10:04 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - On a cold and crisp Saturday during the Advent season, hundreds quietly filed into the doors of the ornate Montante Cultural Center on the campus of Canisius College in Buffalo. They came to hear words of hope and to hear how trust may be restored to the Catholic Diocese of...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - "This is the right step for victims." Maureen Hurley, of the Lay Catholic group, Movement to Restore Trust(MRT), said she can't say she's surprised at the scope of the claims filed on the first day under the Child Victim's Act. 110 local claims were filed on day one under the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Movement to Restore Trust, a group of lay Catholics formed last year to address the Diocese of Buffalo's handling of clergy sex abuse, has released a lengthy document, titled The Initial Report of the Movement to Restore Trust. VIEW: Initial Report of the Movement to...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Malone says he will not step down. This coming just hours after new initiatives were introduced in conjuction with the Movement to Restore Trust. "I have been doing all my ministry everywhere I'm scheduled to do it, enjoying being with the...
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Tom Puckett
April 15, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Catholic Diocese and the Movement to Restore Trust are forming a joint implementation team. Bishop Richard Malone says he suggested the creation of the joint implementation team to foster collaboration in the coming months between the Diocese and MRT to prioritize and...
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Brendan Keany
March 09, 2019 - 11:49 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - In October 2018, the Movement to Restore Trust was formed by a group of independent Catholics who were concerned with the Diocese of Buffalo's handling of clergy sex abuse cases. On Saturday, the group held their third symposium, in an attempt to communicate their...
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November 28, 2018 - 6:39 pm
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Tom Puckett
November 14, 2018 - 2:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A panelist in an upcoming symposium in the Movement to Restore Trust in the Diocese in Buffalo is stepping down after it was learned she defended a man who later admitted to sexually abusing boys in an orphanage. The Movement issued the statement regarding Madeline Lacovara: It...
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