Much Appreciation for everyone who participated in ECA’s activities in 2019.
As we end an epic year, and draw courage from all survivors, human rights activists and allies, let us reflect on the top 12 highlights for 2019 and be inspired and encouraged that our efforts made a difference and will matter even more as we continue to support each other and amplify ECA’s efforts in 2020.
2019-12-26T22:24:12+00:00December 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Global survivors of abuse looking to McCarrick report to provide dramatic proof of Pope Francis’ new promise to abolish papal secrecy 

What survivors and activists say to look for in the report.

Report will span three decades and three Popes linked to cover up .

The key question the report must answer:  When did John Paul II, Benedict XVI and Francis know about the abuse and what did they do about it?


DECEMBER 22, 2019.

In a recent meeting with Pope Francis several leaders of the US hierarchy indicated that the long delayed and potentially explosive results of a 13 month long Vatican investigation into three decades of cover up of the criminal conduct of  former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of Washington DC is soon to be released, perhaps before Christmas or early January. 


2019-12-23T04:04:09+00:00December 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Survivor Groups demand the Holy See submit their UN Report on the Rights of the Child


DECEMBER 19, 2019

Dear Sir/Madam,
This year 2019 is ending without the Holy See depositing for the third time, at the request of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, the periodic report that gives an account of the fulfillment of the obligations contracted by subscribing to and being part of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Given that the Holy See has announced the end of the papal secret, there is nothing stopping them from fulfilling on their previous obligations for the report.
As a global network of clergy abuse survivors and human rights advocates, we urge you to petition the Holy See to present its third periodic report to the Commission on the Rights of the Child.
Our formal request […]

2019-12-20T08:36:03+00:00December 20th, 2019|0 Comments
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