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.
November 12, 2018. President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Cardinal Daniel DiNardo opened the general assembly this morning with an announcement that per order of the Holy See, no vote would be taken on procedural measures posed [...]
RNS photo by Jack Jenkins. November 11, 2018. This weekend, the Washington Post reported on several proposals from the United States Conference on Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to curb the child sex abuse and cover-up scandal that has gained prominence in [...]
Gingrich must get Vatican assurances that bishops will comply with DOJ directive to not destroy abuse files, groups says.
Just days before American bishops meet, survivors urging U.S. Ambassador to intervene with Pope Francis. Also seeking public release of all Vatican and U.S. State Department correspondences on clergy abuse. U.S victims and advocates requesting meeting with Gingrich. Link to [...]
November 5, 2018 The Honorable Callista Gingrich United States Ambassador to the Holy See United States Embassy to the Holy See Via Sallustiana, 49 00187 Rome, Italy Re: Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse and the U.S. Response to the Vatican [...]
(Photo credit: John Leicester, File/Associated Press) Statement by Nadia Debbache, ECA Assembly Member and Lead Counsel for La Parole Libérée. November 4. 2018. French priest Pierre Vignon, a judge of the Officiality or Ecclesiasticel Court of Lyon (France) [...]
US DOJ orders all US bishops not to destroy abuse documents, but in previous post Pennsylvania bishop did just that.
October 26, 2018. Today it was learned that the U.S. Department of Justice has put every US diocese under notice to “not destroy, discard, dispose of, delete, or alter any” documents related to the sexual abuse of children as they investigate [...]
Survivors from around the globe welcome US federal investigation of Pennsylvania dioceses but inquiry needs to be nationwide
US justice officials are well behind Australia and other countries. October 18, 2018. Today it was learned that the US Justice Department has finally launched an investigation into the sex abuse of children and the cover up of those crimes [...]