Diocese of San Diego

Chapter 11 Reorganization
  1. Chapter 11 Reorganization
  2. Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding
San Diego Diocese Bankruptcy

In a letter to the people of the Diocese of San Diego released on Thursday, June 13, Cardinal Robert McElroy announced that the Diocese will be filing for bankruptcy in order to provide just compensation for survivors of sexual abuse and continue the Church’s mission of education, pastoral service and outreach to the poor and the marginalized. The Diocese filed a petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California on June 17, 2024.


The following are frequently asked questions and answers about the Diocese’s bankruptcy.