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Full title: Order on the Application for Approval of Stewart Robbins Brown & Altazan, LLC as Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Commercial Creditors Effective as of March 15, 2021 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that movant shall serve this order on the required parties who will not receive notice through the ECF System pursuant to the FRBP and the LBRs and file a certificate of service to that effect within three (3) days. (RE: related document(s)817 Application to Employ with Affidavit of Disinterestedness filed by Creditor Committee Official Committee of Unsecured Commercial Creditors) Signed on May 20, 2021. (Rouchon, H) (Entered: 05/20/2021)

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817 & 833] of the Official Committee of Unsecured Commercial Creditors (the “Commercial Committee”) for The Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans (the “Debtor”), appointed pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1102 in the above-captioned Chapter 11 case for entry of an order authorizing the employment and retention of Stewart Robbins Brown & Altazan LLC (“SRBA”) as counsel for the Commercial Committee, effective March 15, 2021, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 328 and 1103, Rule 2014 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and Rule 2014-1 of the Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; and upon the Declarations of Paul Douglas Stewart, Jr. (the “Stewart Declaration”) and Jim R. Noel of First Bank & Trust filed in Support of the Application; and the Court having jurisdiction to consider the Application pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334 and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2) on which the Court may enter a final order consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution; and venue being properly in this district under 1 The last four digits of the Debtor’s federal tax identification number are 8966.U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and having found based on the representations made in the Application and the Stewart Declaration that (i) SRBA does not hold or represent any interest adverse to the Commercial Committee with respect to the matters for which it is being retained; (ii) SRBA is a “disinterested person” as that phrase is defined in 11 U.S.C. § 101 (as modified by section 1103(b) of the Bankruptcy Code); (iii) neither SRBA nor its professionals have any connection with the Debtor, their estate, or creditors, except as disclosed in the Stewart Declaration; and (iv) SRBA’s employment and retention is necessary and in the best interest of the Debtor’s estate, their creditors and other parties in interest; and good and adequate notice of the Application having been given under the circumstances and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and it appearing that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Application establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing before, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: The Commercial Committee is authorized to retain SRBA as its counsel effective as of March 15, 2021, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 328 and 1103 under the terms and conditions set forth in the Application and Stewart Declaration.Chapter 11 Case in compliance with § 330 of the Bankruptcy Code and applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Rules, Local Rules, and any other applicable procedures and orders of the Court.

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IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA In re: § § Case No. 20-10846 THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH § OF THE ARCHDOCESE OF NEW § Section “A” ORLEANS § § Debtor.1 § Chapter 11 ORDER ON THE APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL OF THE EMPLOYMENT OF STEWART ROBBINS BROWN & ALTAZAN, LLC AS COUNSEL TO THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED COMMERCIAL CREDITORS, EFFECTIVE AS OF MARCH 15, 2021 Upon the application (the “Application”), [ECF Docs. 817 & 833] of the Official Committee of Unsecured Commercial Creditors (the “Commercial Committee”) for The Roman Catholic Church of the Archdiocese of New Orleans (the “Debtor”), appointed pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1102 in the above-captioned Chapter 11 case for entry of an order authorizing the employment and retention of Stewart Robbins Brown & Altazan LLC (“SRBA”) as counsel for the Commercial Committee, effective March 15, 2021, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 328 and 1103, Rule 2014 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and Rule 2014-1 of the Local Rules of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; and upon the Declarations of Paul Douglas Stewart, Jr. (the “Stewart Declaration”) and Jim R. Noel of First Bank & Trust filed in Support of the Application; and the Court having jurisdiction to consider the Application pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334 and the relief requested therein being a core proceeding in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2) on which the Court may enter a final order consistent with Article III of the United States Constitution; and venue being properly in this district under 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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28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and having found based on the representations made in the Application and the Stewart Declaration that (i) SRBA does not hold or represent any interest adverse to the Commercial Committee with respect to the matters for which it is being retained; (ii) SRBA is a “disinterested person” as that phrase is defined in 11 U.S.C. § 101 (as modified by section 1103(b) of the Bankruptcy Code); (iii) neither SRBA nor its professionals have any connection with the Debtor, their estate, or creditors, except as disclosed in the Stewart Declaration; and (iv) SRBA’s employment and retention is necessary and in the best interest of the Debtor’s estate, their creditors and other parties in interest; and good and adequate notice of the Application having been given under the circumstances and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and it appearing that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Application establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing before, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. SRBA’s employment and retention is necessary and in the best interest of the creditors of the Debtor and their estate, and SRBA is authorized to provide the Commercial Committee with the professional services as described in the Application. 2. The Commercial Committee is authorized to retain SRBA as its counsel effective as of March 15, 2021, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 328 and 1103 under the terms and conditions set forth in the Application and Stewart Declaration. 3. SRBA shall use its reasonable efforts to avoid any duplication of services with the Commercial Committee’s other retained professionals in this chapter 11 case. 4. SRBA shall apply for compensation for professional services rendered and reimbursement of expenses incurred in connection with the Debtor’s Chapter 11 Case in

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compliance with § 330 of the Bankruptcy Code and applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Rules, Local Rules, and any other applicable procedures and orders of the Court. 5. Ten (10) business days’ notice shall be provided by SRBA to the Debtor, the United States Trustee, and any official committee prior to any increases in the rates set forth in the Application, and such notice must be filed with the Court. 6. The United States Trustee may object to SRBA’s expenses on any grounds. 7. The terms and conditions of this Order shall be immediately effective and enforceable upon its entry. To the extent this Order conflicts with the Application and/or the Stewart Declaration, the terms of this Order control. 8. The Court shall retain jurisdiction to hear and determine all matters arising from the implementation of this Order. 9. Movant shall serve this order on the required parties who will not receive notice through the ECF system pursuant to the FRBP and the LBR’s and file a certificate of service to that effect within three days. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 20, 2021. MEREDITH S. GRABILL UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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