Task Force

July 18, 2019  The Evangelist: Abuse Task Force establishes four committees
The sex-abuse Task Force established by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger in April held its second meeting June 25 at Siena College, establishing four committees to address the most immediate and pressing concerns related to abuse and survivors.

May 20, 2019  The Evangelist: Task Force tackles key issues
“Survivors first” was the overriding theme of the first meeting of the Sex-Abuse Task Force established by Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger to focus on ways to support survivors and review and reform diocesan policy and protocols.

April 11, 2019  The Evangelist: Bishop establishes abuse task force
Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger is calling for comprehensive reform that is focused on accompanying and supporting survivors, following the Vatican summit on clerical sex abuse (February 21-24).

Protecting Children - How to report abuse, list of offenders, safe environment protocol, policies and guidelines.

Bishop’s Response to Abuse Crisis