Minnesota archdiocese files for bankruptcy
January 16, 2015
The Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis, Minnesota, has filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming the 12th Catholic diocese in the US to take that step in the wake of the sex-abuse scandal.
The archdiocese, in federal court filings, listed assets of $10-$50 million, and liabilities that could reach $100 million. The potential liabilities include as many as 100 new sex-abuse claims.
- St. Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese files for bankruptcy (AP)
- Minnesota archdiocese weighs bankruptcy option (CWN, 11/21)
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