November 15, 2019 / 2:34 AM / 2 months ago

IN BRIEF: Bankrupt Rochester diocese files complaint seeking insurance payments

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, New York, on Thursday filed an adversary complaint in its bankruptcy against 11 of its insurers to try to force payments from them to help compensate victims of sex abuse by clergy.

“The claimants in the Underlying Actions and Claims allege that the diocese was negligent and the claimants suffered injuries resulting from alleged sexual abuse,” the diocese said in its complaint.

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