Lansing Diocese Encourages Parishes to End Scouting Affiliations Over LGBTQ+ Support

The Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, has encouraged parishes to disassociate from Scouts BSA because the scouting organization no longer provides an exemption for religious organizational sponsors of scout groups to exclude young people’s whose “personal beliefs” conflict with the sponsoring group. Read More

Catholic Scouts in Ireland Working on Policy to Welcome Transgender Children

A Catholic scouting organization in Ireland is developing a policy about transgender girls that looks like it... Read More

Catholic Opinion Split on Boy Scouts’ New Policy Continues to Widen

Further reactions from Catholic leadership are emerging two weeks after the Boy Scouts of America... Read More

Anti-Gay Letter from Catholic Priest Is Inadequate Response for Boy Scouts

A Catholic pastor in Bremerton, Washington, has closed the parish’s scouting program in the wake... Read More

Why the U.S. Catholic Bishops Should Support Gay Boy Scouts

Delegates at a national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) meeting will vote today on whether local... Read More