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Marie Rohde, Court: Milwaukee archdiocese can’t use First Amendment to protect against claims in bankruptcy, National Catholic Reporter

In a decision that could have far-reaching implications, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Milwaukee archdiocese can’t rely on the free exercise of religion clause in the First Amendment or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act as protections against claims in its bankruptcy case.

Judges raise questions in Milwaukee Archdiocese bankruptcy case, Milwaukee Sentinel

Chicago — Judges at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday appeared to challenge a key argument in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s efforts to protect $60 million it holds in a trust for the care of cemeteries from being used to pay creditors in its bankruptcy. The three-judge panel questioned whether the archdiocese needs […]