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  • Catholic group will accept Scouts’ decision to allow girls to join

    Catholic group will accept Scouts’ decision to allow girls to join

    After the Boy Scouts of America announced it would allow girls to join the organization, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting issued a statement saying it “seeks to sustain and strengthen the relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and the Catholic Church,” and that they would work to make sure the Boy Scouts’ organization is a “viable form of youth ministry with the Catholic youth of our nation.”

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  • Archbishop says Girl Scouts embody ‘hostile secular culture’

    Archbishop says Girl Scouts embody ‘hostile secular culture’

    Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas recently decided that parishes in his archdiocese would stop hosting Girl Scout troops, affiliating instead with the American Heritage Girls. In a Crux interview, he said it’s indicative of “an increasingly hostile secular culture, which is promoting things very different from the Gospel of Jesus Christ and our vision of the human person.”

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  • Why avoiding the Girl Scouts is a ‘sane, balanced’ move

    Why avoiding the Girl Scouts is a ‘sane, balanced’ move

    Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City has reached a sane, balanced conclusion in deciding to transition his diocese away from the Girl Scouts. Available evidence shows women are much better off if they take sex seriously, understand its natural links with marriage and kids, delay sex at best until marriage, practice a faith, and avoid nonmarital parenting, abortion, and divorce.

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