July 7, 2004

NEWS STORY: Portland Archdiocese Is First in Nation to Declare Bankruptcy

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c. 2004 Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. _ The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland announced Tuesday (July 6) it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection rather than proceed with a priest-abuse trial scheduled to begin the same day. It is the first time an American Catholic archdiocese has ever sought bankruptcy protection. Archbishop John […]

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