Catholic Archbishop: ‘I’d Rather Go to Prison Than Report Child Abuse to Police’

On January 31, 2018: One of the highest-ranking officials in the Catholic Church has stated that he would “rather go to prison” than report pedophilia to police.

Australia’s most powerful clergy, Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart, says he’s prepared to be jailed for failing to report child sex abuse by pedophile priests.

He made the shocking statement in response to the Australian Royal […]

2018-03-25T18:28:37+00:00March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Pope’s Decision on Child Sex-Abuse Commission Members Criticized

File photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Marie Collins, former member of the Vatican Commission for the Protection of Minors, said: “I saw the Vatican up close, and its resistance, the lack of priority [on clerical child sex abuse], lack of transparency, and the absolutely misleading statements issued.”

Reported in the Irish Times by Patsy McGarry Feb 19/18: […]

2018-03-25T18:54:33+00:00March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

First Woman to Denounce the Marist Case

Brother Germán Chávez Brother Germán Chávez, recently denounced in the Maristas case.

Reported in The Clinic 3/20/2018: On Monday, part of the Marist case reporters finally filed a lawsuit against five religious, including Cristián Precht, for the crimes of illicit association, improper rape and favoring the prostitution of minors, among others. The document includes […]

2018-03-25T18:28:01+00:00March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

In the Name of God

Report by Lenka Carvallo, March 22, 2018: A pedophilia network that would involve well-known diocesan, Marist and lay priests. Sexual abuse committed through religious rites. Together with five IAE alumni, we reconstruct a plot that has this influential educational congregation in suspense, the second most important in Chile. A series of complaints will be made public these days. The Marists defend […]

2018-03-25T18:28:10+00:00March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Child Protection and Activism in Poland

The Foundation ‘Nie lękajcie się “ meaning “Have No Fear”, is an offspring of the Victims of Priests Movement. It was thanks to its founder – Wincenty Szymański- that we met and accomplished a thing once thought to be impossible. It was from his initiative that the first meeting of the victims of the pedophile priests in Poland took place. Thanks […]

2018-03-19T21:16:45+00:00March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Groundbreaking Meeting in Chile

Child protection activists and concerned individuals over 5 continents met in Chile in January 2018 to brainstorm and create an action plan on how to end clergy sexual abuse. This was one of the pivotal meetings which led to the formation of ECA: Ending Clergy Abuse. ECA set the stage for a truth-telling […]

2018-05-21T01:25:23+00:00March 19th, 2018|0 Comments

ECA Blog Posts News Feature

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2018-03-19T18:48:38+00:00March 19th, 2018|0 Comments
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