MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Survivors of priest abuse say the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul can contribute more to victims than it has proposed in bankruptcy court.

The archdiocese proposed $65 million to go into a trust fund in a May filing.

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But a proposal Monday by the committee representing victims says it can really afford around $80 million.

A lawyer for the victim’s committee calls the proposal fair, and says it does not interrupt the work of the church.

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The archdiocese says it is trying to negotiate in good faith, and its goal is a fair and just resolution for all.

The archdiocese filed for bankruptcy last year while facing clergy abuse lawsuits.

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It says it is the best way for victims to be fairly compensated.