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.
As Catholics celebrate Easter, the institutional church stands more exposed than at any point in its history. Prosecutors and lawmakers around the world are ending the impunity of Catholic church leaders who enable abuse or commit abuse themselves. In the [...]
DECLARACIÓN PÚBLICA 10 de abril de 2019. La Organización Mundial Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA), instancia que reúne a sobrevivientes de abusos en contexto clerical y a activistas por los derechos humanos, manifiesta su categórico rechazo y preocupación por la reciente [...]
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 [...]