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Bishop Scharfenberger to meet with Movement to Restore Trust at Canisius College

Posted at 5:44 AM, Dec 06, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo, Albany Bishop Edward Scharfenberger will attend a Movement to Restore Trust Symposium at Canisius College, Saturday morning.

It is the first public event in Buffalo for Scharfenberger who was appointed as the leader of the Buffalo Diocese following Richard Malone's resignation as Bishop, Wednesday.

Scharfenberger says this is an opportunity for him to listen to Catholics in Western New York.

The Movement to Restore Trust, which was created in the wake of numerous allegations of sexual abuse came to light after reporting from I-Team Chief Investigator Charlie Specht.

The Symposium which will take place at the Montante Cultural Center at Canisius College will discuss the following topics:

  • What desired qualities the laity would like to see in the next bishop of the Diocese of Buffalo
  • How parishes might discuss and develop a reform agenda at the parish level.

The event runs from 9-11, Saturday morning.