Diocese of Camden files to reorganize finances under bankruptcy protection

Cherry Hill Courier-Post

October 1, 2020

By Jim Walsh

The Diocese of Camden has filed for protection from creditors due to the combined impact of clergy sex abuse claims and the COVID-19 pandemic.

“I have had to make many decisions in my time as your bishop, but few have been as

considered as this one,” Bishop Dennis Sullivan said in a letter released Thursday night.

Sullivan said the diocese had filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of federal bankruptcy law.

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