San Diego Roman Catholic diocese facing yet another lawsuit — now from its own insurance company
The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego seen on Feb. 10, 2023 in San Diego. - Meg McLaughlin/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS

SAN DIEGO — The insurance carrier for the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego filed a lawsuit Friday contending that because the diocese violated the terms of its insurance policies, the company should not have to pay out any money to settle claims from hundreds of people alleging they were victims of sexual abuse by clergy over the past several decades. The lawsuit was filed in San Diego federal court by Catholic Mutual Relief Society of America, the insurance provider for San Diego and other Catholic dioceses. The company wants a judge to order that it has no duty to "defend or indemnify" th...