Church in Crisis
Bruce Ewing

Louisville Courier-Journal
September 29, 2002

[See the main page of this special section on the Church in Crisis.]

Ewing, who left the priesthood in 1977 after serving at St. Vincent de Paul, is accused of abuse in one suit. Ewing, who is now an aide to Alderman Steve Magre, has denied the accusation. [A mistrial was declared on 9/3/04 by Jefferson Circuit Court Judge McKay Chauvin after the jury deadlocked, reportedly 11 to 1, in the rape and sodomy trial of Ewing. See Jason Riley, Ex-Priest's Sex Case Ends in a Mistrial.]

PLAINTIFF: Janet Goodner (declined to be interviewed)
AGE: About 42
ADDRESS: Jefferson County
FILED SUIT: April 26
DEFENDANT: Archdiocese of Louisville
DATE AND LOCATION OF ALLEGED ABUSE: 1974-77. St. Vincent de Paul
ACCUSATION: Sexual abuse


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