On February 9, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 520 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ: Michael R. Hogan as Unknown Claims Representative for Unknown Tort Claimants, Motion for Approval of Resignation of Michael P. Murphy Filed by Debtor Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1) (Winkelman, Lori) (Entered: 02/09/2016 at 14:18:51)
Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on November 12, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-13676. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Thuma. The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Roman Catholic Church of the Diocese of Gallup in the bankruptcy case.