Action Alert!
Catholic World News

Milwaukee archdiocese faces $14 million in legal bills for bankruptcy proceedings

July 29, 2014

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee owes roughly $14 million in legal fees connected with its filing for bankruptcy protection, the National Catholic Reporter has found.

The legal fees-- which the archdiocese must cover for creditors as well as for its own lawyers-- dwarf the $4 million settlement that the archdiocese offered to sex-abuse victims before filing for bankruptcy, the Reporter notes.


Sound Off! 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.