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Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs

Bernard Grizard
Diocesan Director, Pastoral Services
585-328-3228, ext. 1328
bernard.grizard@dor.org

MAJOR INTERRELIGIOUS AGREEMENTS

Muslim Catholic Agreement
Solemn Document of Agreement between the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester and the Muslim Council of Masjid of Rochester, signed in Rochester, NY, dated May 5, 2003.

Jewish Catholic Agreement
Agreement between the Rochester Board of Rabbis and the Jewish Community Federation of Rochester, and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, signed in Rochester, NY, dated May 8, 1996.

The Covenant – Episcopal Catholic Agreement
Agreement between Bishop Matthew H. Clark, Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester and Bishop William G. Burrill, Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, signed in Rochester, NY, on the Feast of Pentecost, dated May 22, 1988.


 

The Diocese of Rochester serves 12 New York State counties with 7 Deaneries and a Catholic population of approximately 300,000.
Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Steuben, Ontario, Seneca, Cayuga, Tompkins, Schuyler, Chemung, Tioga, Yates
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
In re Diocese of Rochester Case No. 19-20905


PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT, On September 12, 2019, the Diocese of Rochester ("Diocese") filed for protection under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code"). The Bankruptcy Court has established August 13, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (prevailing Eastern time) as the deadline to file proofs of claim against the Diocese (the "Bar Date"). If you have a claim against the Diocese, including, without limitation, a claim related to sexual abuse committed by any person connected with the Diocese, you must file a claim on or before the Bar Date.

Please visit https://case.stretto.com/rochesterdiocese or call (855) 347-3773 for more information on how to file your proof of claim.

IF YOU DO NOT TIMELY FILE A PROOF OF CLAIM, YOU MAY FORFEIT YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE ON ANY PLAN OF REORGANIZATION AND TO SHARE IN ANY DISTRIBUTIONS MADE TO CREDITORS IN CONNECTION WITH THE DEBTOR'S CHAPTER 11 CASE.
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