Blog 2018-04-09T21:46:55+00:00

Update Uganda

UGANDA The Voices of Children and Adults in Uganda This work composed by Raising Voices in collaboration with Save The Children in Uganda is "dedicated to the children of Uganda whose experience of childhood depends on what you and I do today, tomorrow and the day after. They are waiting to hold our hand, to show us what it could be like, if only we will listen and learn." For more information download the pdf report: Voices of Ugandan Children and Adults

June 18th, 2018|Africa|0 Comments

UN Convention of the Rights of the Child

ECA’s vision is aligned with children’s rights as articulated by the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), of which the Vatican is a signatory. In its advocacy and actions, ECA adheres to the principles of non-violence. For more information on the extensive UN documents, please visit these websites: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx http://www.ohchr.org/EN/HRBodies/CHR/Pages/CommissionOnHumanRights.aspx

May 21st, 2018|UN Documents, ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments

Polish Film on Pedophile Priests

Tomasz Sekielski  is an independent film producer. He is collecting funds for a documentary about pedophile priests in Poland. Without censorship and without anesthesia. "... you will know the truth and the truth will set you free." J 8.32 Tomasz is asking for help to make his project a reality. Please see more information at: https://patronite.pl/sekielski

May 21st, 2018|Europe|0 Comments

31 Chilean Bishops Resign

VATICAN CITY (AP) Report By NICOLE WINFIELD May.18, 2018 — In the biggest shake-up yet in the Catholic Church’s long-running sex abuse scandal, every active Chilean bishop offered to resign Friday over what Pope Francis said was their “grave negligence” in investigating abuse and protecting children. The bishops announced at the end of an emergency Vatican summit that all 31 active bishops in Rome had signed a document offering to resign. Francis can accept the resignations, reject them or delay a decision, and the bishops remain in place until he acts. But the symbolic significance of an entire national bishops’ conference resigning en masse because they covered-up for pedophiles marked a historic moment in the decades-long saga. Full article can be read here: AP News Report-May 18-2018

May 21st, 2018|Latin America|0 Comments

Clergy Sexual Abuse in Jamaica

Denise Buchanan speaks at a press conference in Lima, Peru in January 2018, which was organized by LAMULA and PROMSEX (The Center for the Promotion and Defense of Sexual and Reproductive Rights). The press conference highlighted the formation of The Accountability Project (TAP) which has become ECA - Ending Clergy Abuse. Denise Buchanan explains the effects of trauma caused by being sexually abused by a priest in Jamaica at 17 years of age and the fact that reparation is important for victims of clergy abuse.

April 25th, 2018|Caribbean|0 Comments
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