Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans News

New Orleans Universities, Archdiocese Named in Katrina Aid Lawsuit

Two New Orleans universities, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and a government contractor are defendants in a whistleblower lawsuit alleging fraud involving more than $100 million in Hurricane Katrina aid. The 2016 federal lawsuit was unsealed on June …

Clergy Abuse Costs Drive New Orleans Archdiocese to File for Bankruptcy

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans announced on May 1 that it is seeking federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid growing legal costs related to sexual abuse by priests. The filing for reorganization could free the archdiocese from the …