Letter to Pope Francis Requesting Public Meeting in Rome
JANUARY 30, 2020. Dear Pope Francis.
We write to you as deaf survivors of clerical sexual abuse in your home country.
We were raped, sexually assaulted and physically tortured by Catholic priests, nuns and lay people employed by the Company of Mary for the Education of the Deaf, a congregation that answers to the Vatican and to you
This situation involves almost two generations of children who were abused while in the care and safety of your Church.
Our story goes to the very heart of the cover-up of these crimes within our country. The crimes were not secret either to church officials in Argentina or to Vatican officials as proven in criminal investigations and prosecutions carried out in the city of La Plata and in the province of Mendoza.