[JURIST] Archbishop Jerome Listecki announced Tuesday that the Archodiocese of Milwaukee [official website] will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection [press release] as a result of financial strain from lawsuits over the clergy sex abuse scandals [JURIST news archive]. The archdiocese’s purpose in filing the petition is to achieve the dual goals of compensating remaining victims and survivors of the abuses and continuing to carry out essential ministerial functions of the archdiocese. Listecki expressed his belief that Chapter 11 reorganization…