Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Delaware bankruptcy court blocks release of accused priests' personnel files

Catholic World News - December 05, 2012

A federal bankruptcy-court judge in Delaware has granted a motion by two ex-priests of the Wilmington diocese, blocking public release of their personnel files.

Under the terms of a $77 million settlement with sex-abuse victims, the Wilmington diocese had agreed to hand over records dealing with priests accused of sexual abuse. Charles Wiggins and Kenneth Martin asked the bankruptcy court to preserve the confidentiality of their files, and Judge Christopher Sontchi approved their request.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The real story behind the French ambassador's nomination to the Holy See 0 hours ago
A joyful noise unto the Lord: Goal met! 18 hours ago
De Lubac’s notes on the Second Vatican Council, section 3 24 hours ago
Urgent! We need extra financial support between now and May 24th. May 22
What's wrong with these pictures? May 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days