Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) is a worldwide organization of human rights’ activists and survivors from over 17 countries and 5 continents who focus on children’s and victims’ rights to compel the Church to end clerical abuse, especially child sexual abuse, in order to protect children and to seek effective justice for victims.
ECA demands the end of the Church’s structural mechanism that allows abuse.
That tacit agreement between the State and the Church that guarantees the impunity of Catholic priests from prison in Italy
APRIL 9, 2019 STATEMENT BY: Francesco Zanardi President of Rete L'Abuso (the ABUSE Network ) Geneva 7 February 2019: "The Committee is concerned about the numerous cases of children being sexually abused by religious personnel of the Catholic Church in [...]
Summit survivors want Pope Francis to apologize for inflammatory comments and explain post summit retreat from zero tolerance
APRIL 4, 2019. A group of global survivors of clergy sexual assault who were present in Rome at the February papal summit are calling upon Pope Francis to apologize for statements comparing them to the "devil" and wanting them to [...]
With much touted “new” papal decree today, there is still no actual zero tolerance for child sex crimes by clergy even in Vatican City
STATEMENT BY: Peter Isely, (US Spokesperson/ECA Founding Member) March 29, 2019. Today Pope Francis has put into church law for the small territory of the Vatican State what Vatican officials are touting as the most “advanced international thinking on the [...]
Survivors to Respond to Pope Francis’ Final Remarks about Papal Summit Sunday In the spirit of responsibility, accountability and transparency global victims will be calling upon Pope Francis to explain his record in Argentina on sex abuse cases WHAT Survivors [...]
Meeting taking place in Rome in midst of historic Papal Summit on abuse. WHAT Survivors and founding members who represent the US section of the international survivors organization, Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) will be meeting this afternoon in Rome with [...]