Pope Francis must choose sides: victims or bishops who cover-up?


August 19, 2018

Pope to survivors: “I’m on your side”.

Pope is still silent about Cardinal Wuerl and bishops that covered up child sex crimes.

Survivors to Pope: “You can’t be both on the side of victims and on the side of bishops that cover-up child sex crimes”.

Peter Isely
ECA Founding Member and Spokesperson, United States survivor
peterisely@gmail.com, contactus@ecaglobal.org
+14144297259 (available GMT)

(CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano).

Statement by Benjamin Kitobo, ECA Founding Member, Survivor from the Republic of the Congo

Yesterday, a spokesperson for the World Meeting of Families (WMOF 2018) announced that Cardinal Wuerl of the United States will no longer be participating at their events during the Papal visit. […]

2018-08-19T21:20:11+00:00August 19th, 2018|0 Comments

Update Uganda


The Voices of Children and Adults in Uganda

This work composed by Raising Voices in collaboration with Save The Children in Uganda is “dedicated to the children of Uganda whose experience of childhood depends on what you and I do today, tomorrow and the day after. They are waiting to hold our hand, to show us what it could be like, if only we will listen and learn.”
For more information download the pdf report:
Voices of Ugandan Children and Adults

2018-06-18T22:21:03+00:00June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Update Africa


In 2009 several people accused an Italian priest, Fr. Sesana, working in the country of sexual molestation. The Church assured them it was investigating the case, but that did not appear to happen. Kenyan police said they found no evidence and believed Sesana is innocent.

In 2010 a young woman alleged that a Catholic priest had raped her but the police and Church authorities had failed to follow up the allegations.

The 2011 Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ) documentary “A Mission To Prey” publicized Kenya’s clerical abuse cases, saying they should have been handled with more transparency. It was discovered that this program mistakenly alleged that Fr. Kevin Reynolds was an abuser, causing him to be removed from his home and his parish ministry. RTÉ has subsequently apologized for this program and […]

2018-04-27T17:08:35+00:00April 25th, 2018|0 Comments
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