As of November 2021, thirty-one Catholic religious organizations have sought bankruptcy protection in chapter 11. Twenty cases have concluded. Eleven 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; 3) summaries of information about Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Programs implemented by dioceses organized by state; 4) plans and disclosure statements; and 5) other key documents from the dockets of these bankruptcy cases organized by debtor in chronological order.

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Diocese of Rockville-Centre (2021)

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AIIC's Limited Objection Debtor's Motion for Order Establishing Deadlines for Filing, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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AIIC's Joinder in LMI's Response to Diocese's Motion Establishing Deadlines, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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LMI's Reply to the Committee's (A) Objection to the Motion of the Debtor for an Order Establishing Deadlines for Filing Proofs of Claim and Granting Related Relief and (B) Response to LMI's Response to the Motion, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors' Reply in Support of the Debtor's Proposed Sexual Abuse Proof of Claim, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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IFCC's Joinder in Reply to LMI's Reply to Committee's Objection and Response to LMI's Motion, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Order Granting Motion of Unsecured Creditors' Committee to Intervene, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Debtor's Motion Extending Exclusive Periods to File C11 Plan, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Debtor's Omnibus Reply in Support of Debtor's Motion for Establishing Deadlines for Filing Proofs of Claim, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Order Extending Debtor's Exclusive Periods to File C11 Plan, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Confidentiality Agreement and Protective Order Between Debtor and Committee of Unsecured Creditors, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Order Establishing Deadlines for Filing Proofs of Claim, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Committee of Unsecured Creditors' Motion Authorizing Examinations and Production of Documents, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Debtor's Objection to Motion by the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Entry of an Order Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Authorizing Examinations and Production of Documents, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Debtor's Objection to Motion by the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Entry of an Order Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Authorizing Examinations and Production of Documents, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Amended Joint Stipulation and Agreed Order Granting Limited Relief from Stay, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Joint Stipulation and Protective Order Concerning Production of Report of Independent Advisory Committee Appointed by the Board of Trustees of the Debtor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, In re Diocese of Rockville Centre

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Order granting Insurer’s Motion for Withdrawal of the Reference dated Sept. 7, 2021, In re Diocese of Rockville-Centre

Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut (2021)

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

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Motion to Set Bar Date, In re Diocese of Nowrich

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Debtor's Motion to Extend Exclusive Period, In re Diocese of Norwich

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Trustee's Objection to Debtor's Motion for Bar Date, In re Diocese of Norwich

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OCC"s Objection to Debtor's Motion for Bar Date, In re Diocese of Norwich

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OCC's Objection to Debtor's Motion to Extend Exclusivity, In re Diocese of Norwich

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Debtor's Reply in Support of Motion for Bar Date, In re Diocese of Norwich

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Debtor's Brief in Support of Motion to Extend Exclusivity, In re Diocese of Norwich

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Reply in Support of Debtor's Motion for Exclusivity Extention, In re Diocese of Norwich

Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico (2018)

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Voluntary Petition, In re Archdiocese of San Juan

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Court Order Granting Stay Pending Appeal, In re Archdiocese of San Juan

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Court Order, In re Archdiocese of San Juan