Judge Urges San Diego Diocese To Stall Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (February 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California judge has reportedly made a last-minute attempt to persuade the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego to hold off from filing for bankruptcy before settlement negotiations set to take place on Friday.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Anthony Mohr on Monday urged the diocese to refrain from filing for bankruptcy following a 6-hour negotiating session between the diocese and a group of plaintiffs who have alleged sexual abuse by priests, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The news comes as the diocese has been...
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