Delaware bankruptcy court blocks release of accused priests' personnel files
CWN - 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.
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