Diocese Of Stockton Files For Bankruptcy Due To Costs Of Sex-Abuse Claims

Diocese Of Stockton Files For Bankruptcy Due To Costs Of Sex-Abuse Claims

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockton, Calif., the official name of the Diocese of Stockton, on Jan. 15 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing debts ranging from $10 million to $50 million related to paying victims of sexual abuse by priests (In Re: The Roman Catholic Bishop of Stockton, Calif., No. 14-20371, Chapter 11, E.D. Calif. Bkcy.).

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