Archdiocese creditors want sex abuse claim deadline extended
The creditors committee in the bankruptcy of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis wants clergy sex abuse victims to have until next year to file claims against the church.
At this point, August 3 is the final day for submitting claims. The committee wants that date pushed back to May 25, 2016, which would align with the deadline the state Legislature has set for victims to file abuse claims.
In a court filing, Robert Kugler, the attorney for the creditors' committee, notes the judge overseeing the case has expressed concerns about...