21 Points of Action for Pope Francis
Presented by Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) and BishopAccountability.org
February 25, 2019
- Immediately enact into universal canon law: Any cleric who has been found guilty of even a single act of child sexual abuse, no matter when the act occurred, will immediately be removed from ministry and permanently removed from the priesthood.
- Immediately enact into universal canon law: Any bishop or religious superior who has covered up or facilitated the sexual abuse of children will immediately be removed from his position of authority and permanently removed from the priesthood.
- Prohibit the destruction of abuse-related files, and immediately turn these files over to civil authorities.
- Create a canon law that criminalizes abuse of “vulnerable adults,” including […]