FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11-15-21.
“Catholic groups equating homosexuality with pedophilia,” they say “are demonizing gay
survivors of clergy abuse.”
BALTIMORE, Maryland – On Tuesday, November 16th at 11:00am, survivors of clergy sexual
abuse and advocates will hold a press conference outside of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
(700 Aliceanna Street) urging the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and
Pope Francis to condemn the use of the abuse crisis by Church Militant and Steve Bannon to
promote an anti-gay political agenda, a central tenet of Tuesday’s protest rally outside the
USCCB’s general meeting.
For the past decade, Church Militant has capitalized off the rape and sexual abuse of children,
using their suffering as an opportunity to court donors and gain followers. At the behest of their
wealthy donors, like financier Marc Brammer, they have built a propaganda network to mobilize
support for […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Jan. 2, 2021.
Paul Etienne took over as Seattle’s archbishop in 2019. An alliance of practicing Catholics say the archbishop has refused to discuss their call for a citizen-led review of the Seattle Archdiocese’s private records on clergy abuse. (Rebekah Welch / The Seattle Times). Lewis Kamb. Seattle Times staff reporter.
Their ranks include ex-federal prosecutors, a retired judge, a one-time assistant police chief, even a former priest. But a group of prominent Catholics say they still can’t get an audience with Seattle’s new archbishop in their push to address the fallout of a lingering scandal.
Members of Heal Our Church, a Seattle-based alliance of practicing Catholics who seek a public review of how the Roman Catholic Church’s worldwide sexual abuse scandal secretly festered […]