Catholic bishops investigate the Girl Scouts

From Raw Story:

By Stephen C. Webster
Friday, May 11, 2012

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has opened an official inquiry into the Girl Scouts to determine if troops may continue meeting at local community churches, according to a report published Friday.

The bishops are investigating the scouts to determine whether they promote contraception and abortion, The Associated Press claimed.

A letter sent by Bishop Kevin Rhoades, who chairs the committee leading the investigation, reportedly noted some “problematic relationships” with other groups like Doctors Without Borders or Oxfam.

Some conservatives have of late taken to attacking the Girl Scouts for ‘sexualizing’ young women and promoting a liberal reproductive health agenda. Even though Fox News jumped on that bandwagon, the line of attack has not been a popular one.

The scouts say that’s not true, however.

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One Response to “Catholic bishops investigate the Girl Scouts”

  1. Andrea B. Says:

    I am not sure having young girls meeting in places where there have been paedophiles roaming about is a good idea.

    Complete separation between the girl scouts and the catholic church would probably be best for the safety of the children.

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