MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Attorneys representing sexual abuse victims and other creditors in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee's bankruptcy case have filed an objection to the archdiocese's bankruptcy plan.
The documents filed Friday in federal bankruptcy court dispute the archdiocese's claim that it made as much money as possible available to compensate victims of clergy sexual abuse.
They also dispute the archdiocese's claim that it is not responsible for the actions of lay people or priests who worked in the archdiocese but were assigned to religious orders. It is not uncommon for religious order priests to serve in Wisconsin parishes.
Archdiocese spokesman Jerry Topczewski says in an email that the objections are not new and many points have already ruled on by the court.
A hearing in the case is scheduled for April 17.
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