Posts Tagged ‘Girl Scouts’

US archbishop urges Catholics to shun Girl Scouts

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

A US archbishop has urged priests, scout leaders and other Catholics to sever ties with the Girl Scouts of the USA. St Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson stated in an open letter that the organisation promotes values “incompatible” with Catholic teachings. The archbishop urged parishes that host Girl Scout meetings to consider alternative programmes that are Read more

Attack on Girl Scouts shows current law isn’t working

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Various institutions within the American church have been of concern to the US bishops over the past few years — and  now it is the turn of the Girl Scouts. In a recent article, Joan Chittister writes that the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, Catholic Charities in the US, Caritas, and now the Girl Scouts, Read more