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2nd U.S. Diocese Files for Bankruptcy Protection

TUCSON, Arizona, SEPT. 20, 2004 (Zenit.org).- The Diocese of Tucson filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization in an attempt to protect its assets from judgments and settlements stemming from sexual misconduct by some of its priests.

Dublin Prelate Would Sell Assets to Pay Abuse Victims

DUBLIN, Ireland, APRIL 27, 2004 (Zenit.org).- Dublin’s new archbishop indicated he is willing to consider selling any and all diocesan assets that can be legally disposed-of to compensate clerical sex abuse victims.