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 […]
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 […]
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Boletín de Prensa ECA – Audiencia Temática CIDH
Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA), es una organización mundial compuesta por víctimas de abuso clerical y activistas de derechos humanos que se centran en los derechos de los niños, niñas y adolescentes y las víctimas, uniéndose en una causa común, combatir los abusos cometidos por parte de organizaciones religiosas, especialmente el abuso sexual infantil, con el fin de proteger a la infancia y buscar medidas eficaces, como justicia para las víctimas.
Desde ECA, hemos emprendido diversas acciones legales en instancias internacionales y, recientemente, hemos solicitado una audiencia temática […]