Pope’s chief architect of abuse policy quits; global survivors respond.
Hans Zollner, ayer en Roma.
ZOLLNER: FRANCIS’S KEY OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE COMMISSION HAS FAILED.
MARCH 29, 2023. This morning, Fr. Hans Zollner, the chief architect of Pope Francis’s clergy sex abuse policy, announced his resignation from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. The Commission, established in 2014, is the centerpiece of Pope Francis’s response to the global clergy sexual abuse catastrophe.
The Commission’s mandate, according to Zollner, was to ensure “responsibility, compliance, accountability, and transparency.” After nine years in the Commission, Zollner has confirmed through his resignation statement that the […]
Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a worldwide organization of human rights’ activists and survivors from over 21 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.
HISTORY OF ECA
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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