As of June 2020, twenty-seven Catholic religious organizations have sought bankruptcy protection in chapter 11. Nineteen cases have concluded. Eight cases are pending. This archive contains: 1) an article, Catholic Dioceses in Bankruptcy by Penn State Law professor Marie T. Reilly; 2) summaries of case information and outcomes; and 3) plans, disclosure statements and other key documents from the dockets of these bankruptcy cases organized by debtor in chronological order.

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Diocese of Duluth (2015)

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Motion for Order Approving Settlement Agreement Between Diocese and Fireman's Fund, In re Diocese of Duluth

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Motion for Order Approving Settlement Agreement Between Diocese and Continental Insurance Company, In re Diocese of Duluth

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Motion for Order Approving Settlement Agreement Between Diocese and Liberty Mutual Insurance, In re Diocese of Duluth

Crosier Fathers and Brothers (2017)

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Debtors' Proposed Chapter 11 Plan, In re Crosier Fathers and Brothers Province

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Debtors' Proposed Disclosure Statement, In re Crosier Fathers and Brothers Province

Diocese of Great Falls-Billings (2017)

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Motion to Dismiss Chapter 11 Case, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

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Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss Chapter 11 Case, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

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Order Approving Stipulated Motion to Extend Time To Respond to Motion to Dismiss Chapter 11 Case, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

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Disclosure Statement for Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization Proposed by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls, Montana, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

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Modified First Amended Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization Proposed by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls, Montana, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

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Order Confirming Modified First Amended Plan of Reorganization Proposed by the Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls, Montana, In re Roman Catholic Bishop of Great Falls

Diocese of New Ulm (2017)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re The Diocese of New Ulm

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Bankruptcy Declaration, In re The Diocese of New Ulm

Archdiocese of Santa Fe (2018)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Diocese of Winona-Rochester (2018)

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Bankruptcy Declaration, In re Diocese of Winona-Rochester

Archdiocese of Agana (2019)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re Archbishop of Agana

Diocese of Rochester, NY (2019)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re The Diocese of Rochester

Diocese of Harrisburg (2020)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re Diocese of Harrisburg

Diocese of Buffalo (2020)

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re Diocese of Buffalo

Archdiocese of New Orleans (2020)

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Affidavit in support of first day mo=tions, In re The Archdiocese of New Orleans

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Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy, In re The Archdiocese of New Orleans