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Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico Filing For Bankruptcy

Facing claims of sexual abuse, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gallup, New Mexico has announced plans to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  The diocese covers 53 parishes and includes several Native American reservations. After filing for bankruptcy, the Gallup Diocese will be the 9th U.S. diocese or archdiocese to file for bankruptcy protection since 2004. 

 

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/04/20320379-americas-poorest-diocese-set-to-file-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-amid-sex-abuse-claims