Figures published today on the extent of sexual abuse by priests in Germany.
Statement by Matthias Katsch, speaker and chairman of ECKIGER TISCH and ECA Founding Member.
September 12, 2018. It is good that we finally have figures available that prove what we already suspected: Like its sister churches in the USA, Australia, Ireland and many other countries of the world in which the Catholic Church is represented, the Church in Germany is entangled in a system of abuse and cover-up, and has been able to deceive the public about it for decades.
The study shows us only a part of reality: Files were destroyed, many cases were not properly documented, and there was confusion in the file keeping. Above all, the religious communities were […]