HEAD OF FRENCH BISHOPS SAYS ABUSE REPORT IS DEVASTATING
OCTOBER 1, 2021: FRANCE.
For 3 years, the French commission, CIASE, investigated sexual abuse committed in the church. This commission compiled a 2,000+ page report and the report has not ruled out any point of the systemic dimension of the problem.
October 5, 2021: PARIS (AP) By SYLVIE CORBET — Victims of abuse within France’s Catholic Church welcomed a historic turning point on October 5, 2021, after a new report estimated that 330,000 children in France were sexually abused over the past 70 years, providing the country’s first accounting of the worldwide phenomenon.
Report documents 3,000 pedophiles working within French Catholic Church over the last 70 years.
The independent commission examining sex abuse within the Roman Catholic Church in France believes of the 3,000 child abusers, two-thirds of them were priests — wrongdoing that Catholic authorities covered up over decades in a “systemic manner,” according to the president of the commission that issued the report, Jean-Marc Sauvé.
The 2,500-page document was issued as the Catholic Church in […]
October 2, 2021. WASHINGTON, D.C. Peter Isely and Tim Law, both representing ECA, were in Washington DC at the Cathedral of St. Michael’s on October 5th for a press event. This is President Biden’s church in DC.
We worked with Becky Ianni and Zach Hiner of SNAP and Sarah Pearson of Nate’s Mission Wisconsin for a press conference to endorse Kerry Robinson who is the likely pick of Biden to be the next US Ambassador to the Vatican.
She has said good things about accountability, transparency and the need to include survivors in any discussions about solutions to clergy abuse. If chosen she would be the first Ambassador with experience and knowledge of clergy abuse issues.
SURVIVORS OF INDIGENOUS RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS IN CANADA DEMAND APOLOGY AND RELEASE OF RECORDS
JUNE 2, 2021; CANADA.
Ending Clergy Abuse, (ECA), a global network of clergy abuse survivors and activists, was horrifying to learn of the deaths and cover-up of 215 innocent indigenous children found buried on the residential school grounds at the Kamloops Residential School. The Kamloops Residential […]
The now 2 year old Sharon is the youngest client that we have, she was defiled by her mother’ boyfriend.
Sharon mother Josephine separated with her husband in July 2020, (father to Sharon) due to both physical and emotional violence, in the effort to escape from all that, she met a new man, who became her boyfriend. He rented for her a house and gave her a small charcoal selling business to make life better for her, she seemed contented but this happiness didn’t last for long.
In the month of October 2020, as Sharon mother had gone to buy some necessities from a nearby shop, the boyfriend took the opportunity of her absence […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. OTTAWA, CANADA: JUNE 1, 2021
As a founding member of ECA and a survivor of the notorious St. Anne’s residential school in Canada. Evelyn Korkmaz is calling for an official apology by His Holiness, Pope Francis for the Roman Catholic Church’s role in the genocide of our people, culture, traditions, language and spirituality. Also, to take ownership and responsibility for its role in the recently discovered burial site on the Kamloops Indian Residential School grounds, which is proof of the horrific actions we witnessed as children. How many more burial sites will we find on these residential school sites?
In support of Evelyn’s call for justice, the Board of ECA (Ending Clergy Abuse) demand that the Catholic Church:
While governments and health care workers everywhere are working to get the global pandemic under control, ECA is not remaining silent but doing its part to hold accountable those who have violated the rights of children in church settings. ECA continues to be committed to seeking justice for survivors and being a […]