Priest Abuse Suits Stayed During Del. Diocese Ch. 11

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 6:22 PM EST) -- The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Inc. has reportedly agreed to turn over information about priests accused of sex abuse to plaintiffs in return for the stay of about 80 lawsuits against its nonbankrupt co-defendants, which include individual churches and priests.

Reuters reported Friday that the plaintiffs in the sex abuse cases had agreed to delay civil trials against the diocese's co-defendants during its bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

In exchange, the diocese will fork over information about the accused priests...
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