TITLE

US bishops scrutinize Girl Scouts

AUTHOR(S)
Gibson, David
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
National Catholic Reporter;5/25/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 16, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Catholic bishops to review the church's long-standing ties to the Girl Scouts after complaints that some of the organization's programs might contradict church teachings on contraception and abortion in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
76116738

 

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