- Sep 28, 2020
An 80-year-old man was finally named Eagle Scout, an honor that he never thought would happen and certainly not in the way it did. Ed Keller thought he would pick up his award at the local Boy Scout office, but he was recognized at a Eagle Scout Court of Honor instead, The Journal Gazette reported Monday.
Boy Scout councils and units sponsored by Catholic parishes and other entities will not be affected by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filed by the Boy Scouts of America, said the chairman of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting.
New York state passes changes to the statute of limitations for sexual abuse victims to sue their abusers.
While the U.S. struggles with co-ed scouting, Italy’s had it for a half-century with full support from the Catholic Church.
The president of the Boy Scouts of America on Thursday called for an end to the group’s blanket ban on gay adult leaders, warning Scout executives that “we must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be,” and that “any other alternative will