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New York Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy to cover abuse lawsuit costs

26 days ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - A Roman Catholic diocese in New York's suburbs on Long Island, one of the largest in the United States, on Thursday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing the cost of lawsuits filed by sexual abuse victims, compounded by COVID-19 pandemic economic losses.
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Facing 200 Abuse Claims, Diocese Becomes U.S.'s Largest to Seek Bankruptcy

26 days ago   |   By NY Times

The move by the Diocese of Rockville Centre on Long Island came after numerous lawsuits were filed under the Child Victims Act.
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Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

27 days ago   |   By New York Post

The Diocese of Rockville Centre - one of the nation's largest Catholic dioceses - has filed for bankruptcy as a result of more than 200 sexual abuse lawsuits. Bishop John Barres made the announcement in a video Thursday, saying the diocese was filing for protection under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. “This decision was not made lightly,”...
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NY diocese files for bankruptcy amid clergy abuse lawsuits

27 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

A Roman Catholic diocese in New York City's suburbs has become the largest in the U.S. to declare bankruptcy to protect itself from a wave of lawsuits filed over past sexual abuse by clergy members.
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