Diocese Press Release
May 28, 2014
(Public Service Announcement)
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District. of New Mexico ordered that all
persons claiming injury against the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup or the
Bishop of the Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup, commonly known as the
Diocese of Gallup, for acts of sexual abuse must file a claim with the Bankruptcy Court SQ that it
is received by the Bankruptcy Court on or before 5 :00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time on Monday.
August 11, 2014.
The Bankruptcy Court's order requires a person to file a claim with the Bankruptcy Court
in order to be considered for compensation, if they believe the Diocese of Gallup is responsible
for any injury or other damages to them because they claim that they were sexually abused,
whether (1) by a priest, a nun, a worker, a volunteer, an employee or other person or entity associated with the Diocese of Gallup, or associated with a parish. school, or mission within the
territory of the Diocese of Gallup; or (2) through acts that occurred beyond the geographic territory of the Diocese of Gallup for which they claim that the Diocese of Gallup is responsible.
Persons who desire to obtain additional information or to obtain a claim form may visit
http://www.dioceseofgallup.org and click on the link to the bankruptcy forms and instructions.
Or, they can telephone the Official Committee of Creditors, which has set up a toll free hotline,
at 1-888-570-6269. Translators for Spanish and Navajo speakers are available through the toll
Persons who believe they have claims for compensation against the Diocese of Gallup
may forever lose their ability to assert their claims if they fail to submit a claim to the
Bankruptcy Court so that it is received on or before 5:00 p.m, Mountain Daylight Time on
Monday, August 11,2014.
LAS CORPORACIONES CIVILES DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP, LA IGLESIA
CATOLICA ROMANA DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP Y EL OBISPO DE LA IGLESIA
CATOLICA ROMANA DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP, QUE COMUNMENTE SE CONOCEN
COMO LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP, HAN DECLARADO REORGANIZARSE EN LA CORTE
DE BANCARROTA DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS PARA EL DISTRITO DE NUEVO
MEXICO. SI USTED FUE ABUSADO 0 SUFRIO LESIONES POR PARTE DEL
PERSONAL U OTRAS PERSONAS VINCULADAS A LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP 0 POR
UNA PARROQUIA, ESCUELA 0 MISION CATOLICA EN EL TERRITORIO DE LA
DIOCESIS DE GALLUP Y USTED AFIRMA QUE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP ES
RESPONSABLE, DEBE ACTUAR AHORA Y PRESENTAR SU RECLAMO. EL ULTIMO
DiA PARA PRESENTAR RECLAMOS ES EL LUNES 11 DE AGOSTO DEL 2014 A LAS
5 DE LA TARDE.
LA CORTE DE BANCARROTA DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS A ORDENADO QUE TODAS LAS
PERSONAS QUE RECLAMAN LESIONES POR PARTE DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP POR
ACTOS DE ABUSO SEXUAL DEBEN PRESENTAR SU RECLAMO ANTES DEL LUNES 11 DE
AGOSTO DEL 2014 A LAS 5 DE LA TARDE.
DEBE PRESENT AR UNA PRUEBA A SU RECLAMO SI USTED AFIRMA QUE LA
DIOCESIS DE GALLUP ES RESPONSABLE POR LESIONES 0 DANOS CAUSADOS
PORQUEABRMA QUEFUE SEXUALMENTEABUSADOYASEAPOR (1) UN
SACERDOTE, MON}A, TRABAJADOR, VOLUNTARIO, EMPLEADO U OTRA PERSONA
o ENTIDAD VINCULADA A LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP, 0 ASOCIADO CON ALGUNA
PARROQUIA, ESCUELA 0 MISION EN EL TERRITORIO DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP;
o (2) POR ACTOS QUE OCURRIERON MAS ALLA DEL TERRITORIO DE LA DIOCESIS
DE GALLUP POR EL CUAL USTED AFIRMA QUE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP ES
PARA MAS INFORMACION 0 PARA OBTENER UNA FORMA DE PRUEBAA SU RECLAMO
FAVOR DE LLAMAR GRATIS EN LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS AL 1-888-570-6269 0
VISITE LA pAGINA DE INTERNET DE LA DIOCESIS DE GALLUP
WWW.DlOCESEOFGALLUP.ORG. HAY TRADUCTORES EN ESPANOL Y NAVAJO
DISPONIBLES EN EL NUMERO DE TELEFONO GRATUITO. TAMBIEN PUEDE
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