On November 24, 2014, an order regarding the motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 353 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order Approving Stipulation By & Between URSULINE WESTERN PROVINCE AND THE DEBTOR. THE DEADLINE FOR URSULINES TO OBJECT OR RESPOND TO THE MOTION TO APPROVE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, RELEASES AND POLICY BUYBACKS (DOC. #332) IS 12/19/14; DEBTOR SHALL FILE ANY REPLY TO ANY OBJECTIONS OR RESPONSE ON OR BEFORE 01/07/15. Signed on 11/24/2014 (related documents(s)  Stipulation filed by Creditor Ursuline Western Province). (Palmer, Mary)
Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 31, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-60074. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher. The law firm of Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana in the bankruptcy case.