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archdiocese

the diocese of an archbishop
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He also said archdiocese authorities knew nothing about the alleged incident in the Philippines nearly 20 years earlier.
Subsequently, the archdiocese filed counterclaims in federal court.
It appears that the actions of Lloyds and Interstate may be designed to have the affect of forcing the archdiocese into bankruptcy," said Pasternack.
The tactic that one can conjure is that by refusing to pay claims and forcing the archdiocese into bankruptcy, the insurance companies may expect that the plaintiffs would prove intentional misconduct, which would not be dischargeable in bankruptcy," meaning it couldn't be wiped out as a debt, Pasternack said.
We certainly have no interest in forcing the archdiocese into bankruptcy," Johnson told NCR.
The archdiocese knew of the abuses but did not notify the carriers until the early 1990s, Johnson said.
Meanwhile, in a faxed statement, an attorney representing Interstate denied that any strategy exists to orchestrate the bankruptcy of the archdiocese.