As with other similar stories, this one is not pretty reading.
A U.S. trustee, a dozen lawyers and seven victims faced off against the bishop and his officials and lawyers.
At issue is the accuracy of three different versions of the value of its assets that the Diocese of San Diego has supplied since last summer. Also at issue is the nature of diocesan ownership arrangements of parishes and other properties.
The mess continues, and as we know, it is expensive, not just in money but in terms of scandal.