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Full title: Application for Compensation Third Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, As Counsel to the Debtor and The Debtor in Possession, for the Period from February 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021 for Jones Walker LLP, Debtor's Attorney, Fee: $1,040,201.00, Expenses: $23,009.27. Filed by Laura F. Ashley (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Timekeeper, Project Category, and Expense Summaries # 2 Exhibit B - Customary and Comparable Compensation Disclosures # 3 Exhibit C - Budget and Staffing Plan # 4 Exhibit D - Jones Walker's Sixth Monthly Fee Statement # 5 Exhibit E - Jones Walker's Seventh Monthly Fee Statement # 6 Exhibit F - Proposed Order) (Ashley, Laura) (Entered: 08/24/2021)

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This amount reflects the reduction of fees by $60,000.00 to Jones Walker’s First Interim Fee Application, which was agreed to with the U.S. Trustee’s Office and acknowledged in the Order Approving First Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP For Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, as Counsel to the Debtor and the Debtor In Possession, for the Period from May 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 2 {N4432906.1} COMES NOW, Jones Walker LLP (“Jones Walker”), pursuant to §§ 105(a), 330, and 331 of title 11 of the United States Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”), Rule 2016 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (the “Bankruptcy Rules”), Rule 2016-1 of the Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (the “Local Rules”), the U.S. Trustee Guidelines for Reviewing Applications for Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses Filed under 11 U.S.C. § 330 by Attorneys in Larger Chapter 11 Cases (the “UST Guidelines”), General Order 2019-4, section XIII, which establishes procedures for In connection with preparing the Fee Applications, Jones Walker, among other things: (i) reviewed extensive billing proformas to address the UST’s objections and other concerns raised in response to Jones Walker’s Fee Statements; (ii) drafted a comprehensive list of services rendered for the relevant time periods; (iii) broke down time and fees billed by timekeeper and task category, in accordance with the UST Guidelines, for this Chapter 11 Case and other proceedings on behalf of the Debtor; (iv) applied the Johnson factors to evidence that the services rendered to the Debtor were performed efficiently and effectively; and (v) addressed unanticipated issues that arose in the preparation of the Fee Applications.During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker participated in planning and strategy conferences, coordinated tasks among Jones Walker professionals to ensure efficiency and to avoid duplication of efforts, and communicated with other parties in interest regarding case management issues.Jones Walker respectfully submits that the professional fees sought herein are not unusual given the magnitude and complexity of this case and the time expended in attending to the representation of the Debtor, and are commensurate with fees Jones Walker has been awarded in other cases, as well as with professional fees charged by other attorneys of comparable experience.

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA In re: Case No. 20-10846 THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF Section “A” THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS, Chapter 11 Debtor.1 THIRD INTERIM APPLICATION OF JONES WALKER LLP FOR ALLOWANCE OF COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES, AS COUNSEL TO THE DEBTOR AND THE DEBTOR IN POSSESSION, FOR THE PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2021 THROUGH MAY 31, 2021 A HEARING WILL BE CONDUCTED ON THIS MATTER ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2021, AT 1:30 P.M., BY TELEPHONE THROUGH THE DIAL-IN FOR SECTION A: 1-888-684-8852; ACCESS CODE: 9318283. IF YOU OBJECT TO THE RELIEF REQUESTED IN THIS PLEADING, YOU MUST RESPOND IN WRITING. UNLESS DIRECTED OTHERWISE BY THE COURT, YOU MUST FILE YOUR RESPONSE WITH THE CLERK OF THE BANKRUPTCY COURT NO LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE HEARING DATE. YOU MUST SERVE A COPY OF YOUR RESPONSE ON THE PERSON WHO SENT YOU THE NOTICE; OTHERWISE, THE COURT MAY TREAT THE PLEADING AS UNOPPOSED AND GRANT THE RELIEF REQUESTED. 1 The last four digits of the Debtor’s federal tax identification number are 8966. The Debtor’s principal place of business is located at 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125.

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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA In re: Case No. 20-10846 THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF Section “A” THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS, Chapter 11 Debtor.1 SUMMARY SHEET FOR THIRD INTERIM APPLICATION OF JONES WALKER LLP FOR ALLOWANCE OF COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES, AS COUNSEL TO THE DEBTOR AND THE DEBTOR IN POSSESSION, FOR THE PERIOD FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2021 THROUGH MAY 31, 2021
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Name of Applicant: Jones Walker LLP
Authorized to Provide Services to: The Debtor and Debtor-in-Possession
Petition Date: May 1, 2020
Retention Date: June 19, 2020 nunc pro tunc to May 1, 2020
Time Period Covered by this Application: February 1, 2021 – May 31, 2021
Total Fees Sought to be Allowed in this Application: $1,040,201.00
Total Expenses Sought to be Allowed in this Application: $23,009.27
Total Fees Approved by Interim Order to Date: $3,153,421.002
Total Expenses Approved by Interim Order to Date: $94,127.34
Total Fees Paid Pursuant to Prior Fee Statements: $3,985,581.80
Total Expenses Paid Pursuant to Prior Fee Statements: $117,136.61
Blended Rate in this Application for all Attorneys: $345.60
Blended Rate in this Application for all Timekeepers: $323.43
Number of Professionals in this Application : 26
If Applicable, Number of Professionals Included in this
Application but not Included in Staffing Plan:
6
Number of Professionals Billing Fewer than 15 Hours in
Connection with this Application:
8
Are Any Rates Higher than Those Approved or Disclosed
at Retention?
No
Remaining Balance of Pre-Petition Retainer: $0.00
This is a(n): ___ monthly _X_ interim ___ final application 1 The last four digits of the Debtor’s federal tax identification number are 8966. The Debtor’s principal place of business is located at 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125. 2 This amount reflects the reduction of fees by $60,000.00 to Jones Walker’s First Interim Fee Application, which was agreed to with the U.S. Trustee’s Office and acknowledged in the Order Approving First Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP For Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, as Counsel to the Debtor and the Debtor In Possession, for the Period from May 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 [Doc. 682]. 2 {N4432906.1}

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COMES NOW, Jones Walker LLP (“Jones Walker”), pursuant to §§ 105(a), 330, and 331 of title 11 of the United States Code (the “Bankruptcy Code”), Rule 2016 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (the “Bankruptcy Rules”), Rule 2016-1 of the Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (the “Local Rules”), the U.S. Trustee Guidelines for Reviewing Applications for Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses Filed under 11 U.S.C. § 330 by Attorneys in Larger Chapter 11 Cases (the “UST Guidelines”), General Order 2019-4, section XIII, which establishes procedures for Professional Retention, Compensation, and Reimbursement of Expenses (the “Complex Case Procedures”), and the Order Approving Employment of Jones Walker LLP as Attorneys for the Debtor [Doc. 170] (the “Retention Order”), and who hereby submits this Third Fee Application (the “Third Fee Application”), seeking interim approval and allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses incurred as counsel to the debtor and debtor-in-possession in the above-captioned chapter 11 case (the “Debtor”), for the period from February 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021. In support of this Third Fee Application, Jones Walker respectfully represents as follows: JURISDICTION AND VENUE 1. This Court has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334. This is a core proceeding within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2). 2. Venue is proper in this district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409. BACKGROUND 3. On May 1, 2020 (the “Petition Date”), the Debtor filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. 4. The Debtor remains in possession of its property and is managing its business as a debtor-in-possession pursuant to §§ 1107(a) and 1108 of the Bankruptcy Code. 3 {N4432906.1}

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5. The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the “Tort Committee”) was appointed by the Office of the United States Trustee (the “UST”) on May 20, 2020 [Doc. 94] and reconstituted on June 10, 2020 [Doc. 151] and October 8, 2020 [Doc. 478]. The UST appointed the Official Committee of Commercial Unsecured Creditors (the “Commercial Committee”) on March 5, 2021 [Docs. 772 and 792]. 6. The Debtor retained Jones Walker as its counsel nunc pro tunc to the Petition Date, pursuant to the Retention Order, which was entered on June 19, 2020 [Doc. 170]. 7. The Retention Order authorizes Jones Walker to apply for compensation for professional services rendered and reimbursement of expenses incurred in compliance with §§ 330 and 331 of the Bankruptcy Code and the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Rules, the Local Rules, the Complex Case Procedures, and any other applicable procedures and orders of the Court. The Retention Order also directs Jones Walker to make a reasonable effort to comply with the requests for information and additional disclosures as set forth in the UST Guidelines. 8. As further explained in the Application to Employ Jones Walker LLP as Attorneys for the Debtor [Doc. 75] (the “Retention Application”), at engagement, Jones Walker agreed to be compensated on an hourly basis at rates disclosed in its Retention Application. 9. Prior to the Petition Date, as of March 9, 2020, Jones Walker held a retainer of $250,000.00. During the course of Jones Walker’s pre-petition representation of the Debtor, Jones Walker submitted invoices to the Debtor, and applied $148,609.06 of the retainer to certain invoiced fees and expenses. After applying the retainer against certain fees and expenses earned and incurred prior to the Petition Date, the balance of the retainer was approximately $101,390.94. Jones Walker applied the remainder of the retainer to the outstanding balance of fees and expenses incurred during the First Interim Fee Period. 4 {N4432906.1}

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10. On November 25, 2020, Jones Walker filed its First Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, as Counsel to the Debtor and the Debtor In Possession, for the Period from May 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 [Doc. 568] (the “First Fee Application”) seeking reimbursement of fees in the amount of $2,092,461.00 and expenses in the amount of $76,168.58. On December 23, 2020, this Court entered an Order allowing Jones Walker interim compensation in the amount of $2,032,461.00 for services rendered and $76,168.58 as reimbursement for expenses incurred [Doc. 682]. 11. On March 25, 2021, Jones Walker filed its Second Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, as Counsel to the Debtor and the Debtor In Possession, for the Period from October 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021 [Doc. 803] (the “Second Fee Application”) seeking reimbursement of fees in the amount of $1,120,960.00 and expenses in the amount of $17,958.76. On April 14, 2021, this Court entered an Order allowing Jones Walker interim compensation in the amount of $1,120,960.00 for services rendered and $17,958.76 as reimbursement for expenses incurred [Doc. 826]. REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF FEES AND EXPENSES 12. This Application covers the period from February 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021 (the “Third Interim Fee Period”). By this Application, Jones Walker seeks interim approval and allowance of fees in the amount of $1,040,201.00 and reimbursement of expenses in the amount of $23,009.27. The total number of hours expended during the Third Interim Fee Period for which compensation is sought is approximately 3,216.20 hours. PRIOR MONTHLY FEE STATEMENTS 13. In accordance with this Court’s Complex Case Procedures, Jones Walker has submitted to the Debtor and to other Professional Fee Notice Parties (as defined in the Complex 5 {N4432906.1}

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Case Procedures) its Sixth and Seventh Monthly Fee Statements (each a “Monthly Fee Statement”) during the Third Interim Fee Period. 14. The Complex Case Procedures authorize the Debtor to pay Jones Walker 80% of fees and 100% of expenses identified in each Monthly Fee Statement to which no objection has been served. The applicable objection periods have expired in connection with Jones Walker’s Sixth and Seventh Monthly Fee Statements. Although the UST’s office and the Tort Committee served informal objections to Jones Walker’s Monthly Fee Statements, the parties continue to work through those issues and all parties have reserved their rights pending final approval of fees. 15. The following is a summary of the amounts requested by Jones Walker and paid by the Debtor pursuant to Monthly Fee Statements relating to the Third Interim Fee Period:
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Monthly
Fee Statement
(Period)
Fees
Requested
Expenses
Requested
Fees
Paid
Expenses
Paid
Sixth Monthly
Fee Statement
(02/01/21 – 03/31/21)
$417,684.80
(80% of $522,106.00)
$12,137.74 $417,684.80 $12,137.74
Seventh Monthly
Fee Statement
(04/01/21 – 05/31/21)
$414,476.00
(80% of $518,095.00)
$10,871.53 $414,476.00 $10,871.53
FEES AND EXPENSES 16. Jones Walker is handling this Chapter 11 Case and approximately 31 other proceedings on behalf of the Debtor (the “Litigation Matters”). 17. Jones Walker has voluntarily capped its rates in this Chapter 11 Case at $490, enabling it to staff the case with its most experienced attorneys who are knowledgeable about the issues in this case. Taking into account Jones Walker’s reduced hourly rates, the amounts requested in this Application represent voluntary reductions by Jones Walker totaling 6 {N4432906.1}

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approximately $311,093.50.3 18. Attached hereto as Exhibit A are summary sheets for the Litigation Matters and this Chapter 11 Case during the Third Interim Fee Period.4 Each summary sheet contains the following: a. A list of the Jones Walker professionals performing legal services on behalf of the Debtor during the Third Interim Fee Period, along with their respective titles, practice areas, years of admission, hourly billing rates, total hours billed, and total fees billed; b. A breakdown, by project category, of the services rendered and compensation sought by Jones Walker during the Third Interim Fee Period; and c. An itemization of expenses incurred and for which reimbursement sought, by expense category, during the Third Interim Fee Period. 19. Attached hereto as Exhibit B are customary and comparable compensation disclosures for the Third Interim Fee Period. 20. Attached hereto as Exhibit C is a budget and staffing plan for the Third Interim Fee Period. 21. Attached hereto as Exhibit D is a copy of the Sixth Monthly Fee Statement submitted by Jones Walker, which contains records of Jones Walker’s fees incurred during the period from February 1, 2021 through March 31, 2021, consisting of contemporaneously 3 This does not take into account entries on the invoices billed at “no charge.” 4 The Litigation Matters are depicted on Exhibit A as matter 1, while the work performed in connection with this Chapter 11 Case is depicted as matter 2, which is titled “Post-Petition Reorganization Advices.” 7 {N4432906.1}

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maintained time entries for each professional in increments of tenths (1/10) of an hour and an itemization of expenses. 22. Attached hereto as Exhibit E is a copy of the Seventh Monthly Fee Statement submitted by Jones Walker, which contains records of Jones Walker’s fees incurred during the period from April 1, 2021 through May 31, 2021, consisting of contemporaneously maintained time entries for each professional in increments of tenths (1/10) of an hour and an itemization of expenses. 23. Finally, attached hereto as Exhibit F is a proposed order granting the relief requested herein. SUMMARY OF SERVICES RENDERED TO THE DEBTOR DURING THE THIRD INTERIM FEE PERIOD 24. During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker devoted a considerable amount of time to advising the Debtor concerning all aspects of its operations as a debtor-in-possession under the Bankruptcy Code and its compliance with the UST Guidelines. a. Motion to Supplement the Claims Bar Date Order 25. On February 2, 2021, the Tort Committee filed the Motion to Supplement the Claims Bar Date Order [Doc. 738] (the “Motion to Supplement Claims Bar Date”), seeking to request an Order allowing counsel for members of the Committee to view abuse claims after the Claims Bar Date Motion. During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker (i) reviewed the Motion to Supplement Claims Bar Date; (ii) conducted research for and drafted its Objection to the Motion to Supplement Claims Bar Date [Doc. 750]; and (iii) extensively prepared for hearings related to the Motion to Supplement Claims Bar Date. b. Stay Motion 26. Notably, during the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker drafted and filed its 8 {N4432906.1}

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Motion for Relief for Willful Violation of Automatic Stay [Doc. 740] to address a lawsuit filed against the Debtor during this bankruptcy case. Responses were filed by Creditor TMI Trust Company [Doc. 749] and the Tort Committee [Doc. 752]. Jones Walker subsequently conferred and negotiated with the parties to reach the Agreed Order Resolving Motion for Relief for Willful Violation of Automatic Stay [Doc. 756]. Indeed, Jones Walker’s efforts resulted in the dismissal of the lawsuit at issue against all parties affected by the automatic stay. c. Litigation Matters 27. With respect to the Litigation Matters, Jones Walker, among other things, communicated with co-counsel regarding certain abuse claims and prepared for a deposition. In connection with the deposition, Jones Walker’s professionals analyzed and reviewed documents and addressed pending issues. d. Fee Statements and Applications 28. Additionally, Jones Walker’s professionals prepared, revised, and served Jones Walker’s Fifth and Sixth Fee Statements; Blank Rome LLP’s (“Blank Rome”) Fifth and Sixth Fee Statements; and Carr, Riggs & Ingram’s (“CRI”) Fifth and Sixth Fee Statements. In connection with preparing these Fifth and Sixth Fee Statements, Jones Walker, among other things: (i) reviewed extensive billing proformas to ensure that time narratives and costs incurred complied with the UST Guidelines and local rules and regulations for interim compensation; and (ii) broke down time and fees billed by timekeeper and task category, in accordance with the UST Guidelines. Jones Walker communicated with Blank Rome and CRI in order to obtain the required information used in connection with preparing the fee statements. 29. During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker also prepared, revised, and filed (i) the Second Interim Application of Jones Walker LLP for Allowance of Compensation and 9 {N4432906.1}

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Reimbursement of Expenses, as Counsel to the Debtor and the Debtor in Possession, for the Period from October 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021 [Doc. 803] (“Jones Walker’s Second Interim Fee Application”); (ii) the Second Interim Application of Blank Rome LLP for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses, as Special Insurance Counsel to the Debtor, for the Period from October 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021 [Doc. 796] (“Blank Rome’s Second Interim Fee Application”); and (iii) the Second Interim Fee Application of Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC, for Allowance of Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses Incurred as Financial Advisor to the Debtor for the Period November 20, 2020 through February 25, 2021 [Doc. 797] (“CRI’s Second Interim Fee Application”). 30. In connection with preparing the Fee Applications, Jones Walker, among other things: (i) reviewed extensive billing proformas to address the UST’s objections and other concerns raised in response to Jones Walker’s Fee Statements; (ii) drafted a comprehensive list of services rendered for the relevant time periods; (iii) broke down time and fees billed by timekeeper and task category, in accordance with the UST Guidelines, for this Chapter 11 Case and other proceedings on behalf of the Debtor; (iv) applied the Johnson factors to evidence that the services rendered to the Debtor were performed efficiently and effectively; and (v) addressed unanticipated issues that arose in the preparation of the Fee Applications. Notably, Jones Walker spent considerable time reviewing the UST Guidelines, Complex Case Procedures, and Local Rules to format and draft the Fee Applications appropriately. 31. Further, Jones Walker’s professionals reviewed other professionals’ fee statements and objected where appropriate. e. Discovery Issues and Disputes 32. During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker responded to the Tort 10 {N4432906.1}

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Committee’s requests for production of certain documents and information, negotiated with respect to such requests, and reviewed potentially responsive documents in connection with the production. Throughout the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker produced documents on a rolling basis in response to the Rule 2004 Order. Jones Walker’s professionals ensured an efficient production and devoted considerable time identifying and labeling the relevant documents. Despite the Debtor’s efforts, on March 25, 2021, the Tort Committed filed a Motion to Compel Debtor’s (1) Production of Documents, and (2) Privilege Log, to the Extent Necessary, Related to Rule 2004 Order [Doc. 804] (the “Motion to Compel”). In response, Jones Walker (i) reviewed the Motion to Compel; (ii) conducted research for and drafted its Objection to the Motion to Compel [Doc. 814]; and (iii) extensively prepared for hearings related to the Motion to Compel. f. Insurance Issues 33. Jones Walker also expended a significant amount of time assisting the Archdiocese in reviewing information relating to historical insurance policies, or evidence of the existence of such policies. Once policies were identified, Jones Walker interfaced with co-counsel from Blank Rome, LLP in connection with the preparation of a global coverage availability analysis. Jones Walker’s professionals also spent time addressing various other issues that may impact the availability of insurance coverage or otherwise augment the Archdiocese’s bankruptcy estate. g. Administrative Tasks 34. Jones Walker also prepared and filed monthly operating reports, addressed follow-up questions regarding such reports from both the UST and the Tort Committee, and assembled and communicated additional information requested by the UST, the Tort Committee, insurance carriers, and other parties in interest. 11 {N4432906.1}

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35. Additionally, Jones Walker’s professionals spent time working with the newly appointed Commercial Committee and providing them with any necessary information or follow-up questions regarding the Debtor’s bankruptcy case. 36. Moreover, Jones Walker complied with the Order Authorizing the Debtor to Employ Professionals Used in the Ordinary Course of Business Effective as of the Petition Date [ECF No. 269] and filed two statements [ECF Nos. 769 & 893] providing the following information for each ordinary course professional: (i) the name of the ordinary course professional; (ii) the aggregate amounts paid as compensation for services rendered and reimbursement of expenses incurred by that ordinary course professional during the reported Quarter; (iii) the aggregate amount of postpetition payments made to that ordinary course professional to date; and (iv) a general description of the services rendered by that ordinary course professional. In doing so, Jones Walker ensured the retention and employment of necessary professionals. 37. Further, during the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker filed the Motion for Authority to Obtain and Use Post-Petition Secured Credit Card Account Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105, 364, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 4001(C),and Local Rule 4001-3 [Doc. 742, as amended Doc. 747] to, among other things, request authorization to change its terms on its Hancock Whitney Bank Credit Card, increase its credit limit, and authorize other ordinary course expenses. On February 22, 2021, the Court entered an Order granting the Debtor’s Motion [Doc. 758]. 38. During the Third Interim Fee Period, Jones Walker participated in planning and strategy conferences, coordinated tasks among Jones Walker professionals to ensure efficiency and to avoid duplication of efforts, and communicated with other parties in interest regarding case management issues. Jones Walker also participated in regularly scheduled meetings with the Debtor’s leadership and other professionals to coordinate with respect to open business and legal 12 {N4432906.1}

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issues facing the Debtor. Specifically, Jones Walker advised the Debtor with respect to accounting, cash flow, fundraising and collection issues, communications with parishes and parishioners, and investment activities in connection with the Chapter 11 Case, among other business operational matters. 39. Additionally, Jones Walker engaged in regular discussions with counsel for the Tort Committee, Commercial Committee, and other parties in interest regarding a wide variety of issues and responded to multiple inquiries concerning this Chapter 11 Case. 40. Moreover, Jones Walker’s professionals continued to review claims and prepare for mediation during the Third Interim Fee Period. 41. Finally, Jones Walker’s professionals are continuing to strategize on issues related to matters involving the preparation of a disclosure statement and plan. 42. All of the services for which compensation is requested by Jones Walker were performed for, or on behalf of, the Debtor, and not on behalf of any creditor, examiner, trustee, or any other entity. In addition, Jones Walker has not entered into any agreements to fix fees or to share compensation as prohibited by 18 U.S.C. § 155 and 11 U.S.C. § 504. REASONABLENESS OF FEES AND EXPENSES 43. As set forth in the charts attached hereto as Exhibit A and further detailed in the itemized time records attached hereto as Exhibits D-E, the professionals of Jones Walker expended a total of 3,216.20 hours during the Third Interim Fee Period. Jones Walker has charged hourly rates for work of this character. The reasonable value of the services rendered by Jones Walker to the Debtor during the Third Interim Fee Period is $1,040,201.00. 44. In accordance with the factors enumerated in § 330 of the Bankruptcy Code, Jones Walker respectfully submits that the foregoing amounts requested are fair and reasonable given 13 {N4432906.1}

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(a) the complexity of this Chapter 11 Case, (b) the time expended, (c) the nature and extent of the services rendered, (d) the value of such services, and (e) the costs of comparable services for non-bankruptcy cases. Moreover, Jones Walker has reviewed the requirements set forth in Local Rule 2016-1 and believes this Application complies with such Rule. As explained above, Jones Walker has voluntarily capped its rates in this Chapter 11 Case at $490, enabling it to staff the case with its most experienced attorneys who are knowledgeable about the issues in this case. Taking into account Jones Walker’s reduced hourly rates, the amounts requested in this Application represent voluntary reductions by Jones Walker totaling approximately $311,093.50.5 ACTUAL AND NECESSARY DISBURSEMENTS 45. As set forth in Exhibit A, a total of $23,009.27 of actual, necessary expenses were incurred by Jones Walker during the Third Interim Fee Period. Jones Walker’s disbursement policies pass through all expenses at actual cost or an estimated actual cost when the actual cost is difficult to determine. FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN AWARDING ATTORNEY’S FEES 46. Bankruptcy Code § 330 authorizes the Court to award professional persons employed pursuant to Bankruptcy Code § 327 reasonable compensation for actual and necessary services rendered and reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred. See 11 U.S.C. § 330. Specifically, Bankruptcy Code § 330(a) provides: (1) After notice to the parties in interest and the United States Trustee and a hearing, and subject to sections 326, 328, and 329, the court may award to a trustee, a consumer privacy ombudsman appointed under section 332, an examiner, an ombudsman appointed under section 333, or a professional person employed under section 327 or 1103- (A) reasonable compensation for actual, necessary services rendered by the trustee, examiner, ombudsman, professional person, or attorney 5 This does not take into account entries on the invoices billed at “no charge.” 14 {N4432906.1}

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and by any paraprofessional person employed by any such person; and (B) reimbursement for actual, necessary expenses . . . * * * (3) In determining the amount of reasonable compensation to be awarded to an examiner, trustee under chapter 11, or professional person, the court shall consider the nature, the extent, and the value of such services, taking into account all relevant factors, including- (A) the time spent on such services; (B) the rates charged for such services; (C) whether the services were necessary to the administration of, or beneficial at the time at which the service was rendered toward the completion of, a case under this title; (D) whether the services were performed within a reasonable amount of time commensurate with the complexity, importance, and nature of the problem, issue, or task addressed; (E) with respect to a professional person, whether the person is board certified or otherwise has demonstrated skill and experience in the bankruptcy field; and (F) whether the compensation is reasonable based on the customary compensation charged by comparably skilled practitioners in cases other than cases under this title. 11 U.S.C. § 330(a)(1) and (a)(3). 47. The Fifth Circuit traditionally has used the lodestar method to calculate reasonable attorneys’ fees. See Combs v. City of Huntington Texas, 829 F.3d 388, 392 (5th Cir. 2016); see also In re Fender, 12 F.3d 480, 487 (5th Cir. 1994). The lodestar is derived by multiplying the number of hours an attorney would reasonably spend for the same type of work by the prevailing hourly rate in the community. See Shipes v. Trinity Indus., 987 F.2d 311, 319 (5th Cir. 1993). A court then may adjust the lodestar up or down based on the factors contained in Johnson v. Georgia Highway Express, Inc., 488 F.2d 714, 717-19 (5th Cir. 1974). See Am. Benefit Life Ins. Co. v. Braddock (In re First Colonial Corp. of Am.), 544 F.2d 1291, 1298 (5th Cir. 1977) (applying the Johnson factors in the bankruptcy context). The Johnson factors include: (1) time and labor required; (2) the novelty and difficulty of the questions involved; (3) the skill required to perform 15 {N4432906.1}

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the professional services properly; (4) the preclusion of other employment by the professional due to acceptance of the case; (5) the customary fee; (6) whether the fee is fixed or contingent; (7) time limitations imposed by the client or the circumstances; (8) the amount involved and the results obtained; (9) the experience, reputation and ability of the professionals; (10) the undesirability of the case; (11) the nature and length of the professional relationship with the client; and (12) awards in similar cases. See Johnson, 488 F.2d at 717-19; see also In re ASARCO LLC, No. 05-21207, 2011 WL 2975691, at *7 (Bankr. S.D. Tex. July 20, 2011) (applying the Johnson factors). 48. As more fully set forth below, Jones Walker respectfully submits that the Johnson factors and the elements governing awards of compensation pursuant to Bankruptcy Code §§ 330 and 331 justify the allowance of the fees and expenses incurred in its representation of the Debtor during the Third Interim Fee Period. APPLICATION OF THE JOHNSON FACTORS 49. The professional services rendered by Jones Walker during the Third Interim Fee Period required a high degree of professional competence and expertise. Jones Walker submits that the services rendered to the Debtor were performed efficiently and effectively, and that the results obtained have provided tangible, identifiable, and material benefits to the Debtor’s estate. I. The Time and Labor Required. 50. As stated above, Jones Walker’s professionals have expended 3,216.20 hours during the Third Interim Fee Period in the representation of the Debtor. All of the time spent was necessary and appropriate for the representation of the Debtor in this Chapter 11 Case. This is especially true when considering the nature and urgency of the issues and tasks that arose in this Chapter 11 Case, including, among other things, the time and skill required to advise the Debtor in connection with issues on an as needed, and at times expedited, basis. 16 {N4432906.1}

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51. Jones Walker’s representation of the Debtor has required it to balance the need to provide quality services with the need to act quickly and to represent the Debtor in an effective, efficient and timely manner. Jones Walker submits that the hours spent were reasonable given the size and complexity of this case, and the significant, and often times urgent, legal issues raised. II. The Novelty and Difficulty of the Questions Involved. 52. This Chapter 11 Case is designated as a “complex” case and involves a significant number of complex issues in the areas of restructuring, finance, insurance coverage, and tort law. See Order Granting Complex Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case Treatment [Doc. 18]. As such, Jones Walker’s services to the Debtor involve intricate, novel, and difficult questions. III. The Skill Required to Perform the Professional Services Properly. 53. Jones Walker believes that its recognized expertise has facilitated the resolution of certain matters in connection with this Chapter 11 Case and benefited the Debtor’s estate. Due to the nature and complexity of the legal issues presented in this case, Jones Walker was required to exhibit a high degree of legal skill. Additionally, Jones Walker’s strong working relationship with various interested parties enabled Jones Walker to work with such professionals towards resolution of many salient issues. Jones Walker respectfully submits that its professionals have provided significant benefits to the Debtor during the Third Interim Fee Period. IV. The Preclusion of Other Employment by the Professional Due to Acceptance of the Case. 54. Given the size of the firm, Jones Walker’s representation of the Debtor did not preclude its acceptance of new clients. 55. The rates charged by Jones Walker in this Chapter 11 Case are substantially similar to the rates charged by Jones Walker in connection with non-bankruptcy work. The professional fees sought herein are based upon Jones Walker’s hourly rates for services of this kind. 17 {N4432906.1}

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56. Jones Walker respectfully submits that the professional fees sought herein are not unusual given the magnitude and complexity of this case and the time expended in attending to the representation of the Debtor, and are commensurate with fees Jones Walker has been awarded in other cases, as well as with professional fees charged by other attorneys of comparable experience. VI. Whether the Fee is Fixed or Contingent. 57. Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code §§ 330 and 331, all fees sought by professionals employed under Bankruptcy Code § 327 are based on its regular hourly rates, discounted as set forth herein and in the Retention Application and subject in all respects to this Court’s final approval. The collective efforts of the various parties in interest and their respective professionals, including Jones Walker, have contributed to the resolution of many issues in this case in a relatively short period of time. Jones Walker has not requested any contingent fee in this Chapter 11 Case. VII. Time Limitations Imposed by the Client or the Circumstances. 58. As previously set forth herein, Jones Walker had to respond to tight time-constraints and was often required to tend to certain issues arising in this Chapter 11 Case on an expedited basis. The emergency nature of these matters demanded that Jones Walker’s professionals respond on very short notice to complicated and developing events as they unfold. VIII. The Amount Involved and the Results Obtained. 59. Jones Walker submits that the fees requested in this Application are reasonable and appropriate when considering the results obtained on behalf of the Debtor. The total fees Jones Walker seeks to approve in this Application are commensurate with the issues in this Chapter 11 Case. IX. The Experience, Reputation and Ability of the Professionals. 18 {N4432906.1}

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60. Jones Walker believes and respectfully submits that its attorneys are highly regarded as experts in the areas of bankruptcy, litigation, and corporate matters. Jones Walker’s attorneys, over many years, have appeared in bankruptcy courts throughout the United States providing legal representation to trustees, debtors, secured creditors, and unsecured creditors in proceedings under the Bankruptcy Code. Further, Jones Walker has a sophisticated bankruptcy and restructuring practice and is playing or has played a major role representing debtors in other cases. 61. Jones Walker’s experience enabled it to perform the services described herein competently and expeditiously. In addition to its expertise in the area of reorganization, Jones Walker called upon the expertise of its partners and associates in other practice areas to perform the wide-ranging scope of the legal work necessitated by this Chapter 11 Case, including, corporate work and litigation. X. The Undesirability of the Case. 62. This matter was not undesirable for Jones Walker. XI. The Nature and Length of the Professional Relationship with the Client. 63. Jones Walker was appointed to serve as counsel to the Debtor on June 19, 2020, nunc pro tunc to the Petition Date. XII. Awards in Similar Cases. 64. Jones Walker respectfully submits that the foregoing amounts requested are fair and reasonable based on the customary compensation charged by comparably skilled practitioners at Jones Walker and other firms in comparable bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy cases. The services provided in connection with the fees requested by Jones Walker during the Third Interim Fee Period are more fully described in the invoices attached hereto as Exhibits D-E. 19 {N4432906.1}

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NO PRIOR REQUEST 65. Except for the submission of the Monthly Fee Statements, no prior application for the relief requested herein has been made to this or any other court. WHEREFORE, Jones Walker respectfully requests that the Court enter an Order (i) approving and allowing on an interim basis compensation in the amount of $1,040,201.00 for the reasonable and necessary legal services that Jones Walker rendered to the Debtor during the Third Interim Fee Period, and reimbursement of actual and necessary expenses incurred in the sum of $23,009.27; (iii) directing that Jones Walker be paid, from the Debtor’s estate, the remaining unpaid balance of allowed fees and expenses; and (iii) granting such other and further relief as the Court may deem just and proper. Dated: August 24, 2021 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Laura F. Ashley R. PATRICK VANCE ELIZABETH J. FUTRELL MARK A. MINTZ LAURA F. ASHLEY Jones Walker LLP 201 St. Charles Avenue, 51st Floor New Orleans, LA 70170 Telephone: (504) 582-8000 Facsimile: (504) 589-8260 Email: pvance@joneswalker.com efutrell@joneswalker.com mmintz@joneswalker.com lashley@joneswalker.com ATTORNEYS FOR THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF NEW ORLEANS 20 {N4432906.1}

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CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE I, Laura F. Ashley, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1746, hereby declare under penalty of perjury that the following is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief: (A) I am a partner with the applicant firm, Jones Walker LLP. (B) I personally performed many of the services rendered by Jones Walker LLP as attorney to the Debtor and am familiar with the other work performed on behalf of the Debtor by the professionals at Jones Walker LLP. (C) I have reviewed the foregoing Application, and the facts set forth therein are true and correct to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief. Moreover, I have reviewed Local Rule 2016-1, the Complex Case Procedures, and the UST Guidelines and submit that this Application substantially complies with the same. Dated: August 24, 2021 New Orleans, Louisiana /s/ Laura F. Ashley Laura F. Ashley 21 {N4432906.1}

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