Top Synod official says he will “be shot” by “conservative bishops” for advocating for Zero Tolerance law at Synod

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 1 October, 2023 Survivors and advocates to introduce newly-proposed Zero Tolerance legislation Cardinal Hollerich of Luxembourg says Pope Francis can’t enact Zero Tolerance because, “the Curia” tells him “what to do” WHEN: 11:00am, 2 October, 2023 WHERE: Foreign Press Club, Via dell'Umiltà, 83, 00187 Roma RM WHO: Global survivors of clergy abuse and advocates, including a survivor of the La Plata archdiocese whose abuser was defended and protected by Cardinal Victor Manuel Fernández WHAT: Clergy abuse survivors [...]

October 1st, 2023|Announcements, ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments

Ten years after becoming Pope, why has Francis yet to make zero tolerance a universal church law?

(Photo Credit) Pope Francis leaves at the end of the Mass of Saint Peter and Paul at the Vatican, June 29, 2021. REUTERS/Remo Casilli. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03-13-2023 When Jose Bergolio became Pope ten years ago, he vowed to hundreds of thousands of survivors around the world that he would put an end to the church’s global system of clerical sex crimes and cover-up. To do that, he would need to do what his predecessors refused to do: [...]

March 13th, 2023|ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments

Vatican abuse investigators begin audit of secretive Catholic society.

AP REPORT: JULY 26, 2023: LIMA, PRU. Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu are the “Van Helsing of pedophiles within the Catholic Church,” said Pedro Salinas, a Peruvian journalist and ECA Member. Two key Vatican investigators have begun an audit in Peru’s capital of a secretive Roman Catholic society with chapters across South America and in the U.S. following allegations that its founder sexually molested young recruits. Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeu, from the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the [...]

August 13th, 2023|ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments

Pope’s chief architect of abuse policy quits; global survivors respond.

Hans Zollner, ayer en Roma.ANTONELLO NUSCA. ZOLLNER: FRANCIS'S KEY OVERSIGHT AND COMPLIANCE COMMISSION HAS FAILED. MARCH 29, 2023. This morning, Fr. Hans Zollner, the chief architect of Pope Francis’s clergy sex abuse policy, announced his resignation from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors. The Commission, established in 2014, is the centerpiece of Pope Francis’s response to the global clergy sexual abuse catastrophe. The Commission’s mandate, according to Zollner, was to ensure “responsibility, compliance, accountability, and transparency.” [...]

March 29th, 2023|ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments


KINSHASA: JAN 31, 2023. Survivors and Advocates for E.C.A. (Ending Clergy Abuse) and C.O.M.E. groups will be on the streets urging Pope Francis to speak with victims of clergy abuse and urging him to protect children from clergy sexual abuse. They will be at the following locations: Wednesday February 1: TIME: 16h30  Nonciature - where Pope Francis will meet with victims of the war WHO: E.C.A. and C.O.M.E. groups will be there to urge Pope Francis to meet with victims [...]

January 31st, 2023|ECA Blog Posts|0 Comments
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