Church in Crisis
When Alleged Abuse Occurred

Louisville Courier-Journal
September 29, 2002

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People were allegedly abused by priests and others connected with the Archdiocese of Louisville from the 1950s into the early 1990s. The chart breaks the suits down by the decades when the abuse is alleged to have happened. In some cases the alleged abuse spanned more than one decade.

Decades of abuse Count Percent
50s 11 6%


4 2%


82 44%


4 2%
70s 52 28%
70s-80s 2 1%
80s 28 15%
80s-90s 1 1%
90s 1 1%


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