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Randall Chase

Randall Chase is an author at Religion News Service.

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Future liability releases at center of Boy Scouts bankruptcy

By Randall Chase — April 13, 2022
(AP) — Plaintiffs' lawyers argued that the BSA’s current plan unfairly strips them of their rights to pursue abuse claims against Catholic church officials.

Scouts reach deal with Catholic committee in BSA bankruptcy

By Randall Chase — March 21, 2022
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Under the settlement, virtually every Roman Catholic entity that was involved with Scouting would be considered a 'participating chartered organization' in the bankruptcy.

BSA bankruptcy plan misses mark in vote by abuse claimants

By Randall Chase — January 5, 2022
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A preliminary voting report in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy indicates the group’s reorganization plan has failed to win the desired support from tens of thousands of men who say they were sexually abused as children. The report, filed late Tuesday night, shows 73% of 53,888 valid ballots were cast […]

Committee wants to file own plan in Boy Scouts bankruptcy

By Randall Chase — September 16, 2021
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A committee charged with representing tens of thousands of alleged victims of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy asked the judge on Wednesday to terminate the BSA’s exclusive rights to file a reorganization plan, so that it can file its own. The committee’s court filing came hours […]
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