— Is the Archdiocese of Milwaukee too broke to pay its
question Bankruptcy Judge Susan Kelley will be asked to
agreed more than a year ago that the archdiocese would not
have to pay legal fees while its bankruptcy case was pending
so it could keep enough cash on hand to cover at least one
month's bills. Bankruptcy law requires the archdiocese to
pay legal fees for itself and its creditors.
case, most creditors are victims of clergy sexual abuse.
attorneys say the archdiocese has more cash than
anticipated, and they'd like to get paid. The lawyers say
they are owed more than $2 million.
for the archdiocese say it doesn't have the money to pay all
the bills now.