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Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a worldwide organization of human rights’ activists from over 17 countries and 5 continents who focus on children’s and victims’ rights to compel the Church to end clerical abuse, especially child sexual abuse, in order to protect children and to seek effective justice for victims. ECA demands the end of the Church’s structural mechanism that allows abuse.


From June 4-8, 2018 ECA will meet with officials from the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss what can be done for the Vatican to adopt and implement the 2014 recommendations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child and Committee Against Torture, building upon the brilliant work of Barbara Blaine, SNAP and CCR. We will hold a press conference to announce our presence and speak to the issues. Pope Francis will be in Geneva after our meetings to speak to the World Council of Churches…

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Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a new effort that began in August, 2017, in Washington DC from an idea of Barbara Blaine. She asked, “Can we put together a team of clergy abuse activists from all parts of the world to confront the pope and the Vatican?” “Can we show our unity of purpose and no longer be isolated voices?” A group of activists answered positively and Barbara called it The Accountability Project or TAP. Barbara was planning a TAP meeting in Poland for November, 2017, when she died suddenly in September…

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ECA, Ending Clergy Abuse is a new initiative and it is still in formation. Word is getting out and our base is growing. Even within this short amount of time we see that our impact is tangible. We envision a global network of activists united in the common cause of ending clergy abuse. With your support we can do our part to make the world safer for children and redress the wrongs already committed.

ECA is a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation.


Update Asia

Philippines: In 2002 the Catholic Church apologized for sexual abuses, including adultery, homosexuality and child abuse by 200 priests over the previous 20 years. In 2003 at least 34 priests were suspended in a sex abuse scandal involving sexual harassment [...]

April 25th, 2018|Asia|0 Comments

Update Africa

Kenya: In 2009 several people accused an Italian priest, Fr. Sesana, working in the country of sexual molestation. The Church assured them it was investigating the case, but that did not appear to happen. Kenyan police said they found no [...]

April 25th, 2018|Africa|0 Comments

Bishop Accountability Project

The core of the library at BishopAccountability.org and online holdings is a remarkable collection of tens of thousands of diocesan and religious order documents. Hundreds of thousands of secret church documents have been obtained in criminal investigations of sexual abuse [...]

April 25th, 2018|North America|0 Comments

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