Parishioners Bid To Join Diocese Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (July 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of more than 1 million parishioners is reportedly bidding to have a voice in the bankruptcy proceedings of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego, which filed for Chapter 11 protection in February after it was felled by more than 150 individuals who claimed priests sexually abused them.

The newly formed group, known as Parishioners for Churches and Schools, submitted a motion for intervention in a bid to join a trial, slated to begin this fall, that will determine whether the diocese can close or...
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