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Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a worldwide organization of human rights’ activists and survivors 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.

Action Not Words #ECAinIreland #EnditNow

From June 4-8, 2018 ECA met 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.  A press conference was later held to launch the formation of ECA and during the visit of Pope Francis in Geneva, ECA organized a global campaign #ENDITNOW.

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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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HOW YOU CAN HELP

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 (c)(3) non-profit corporation.

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