Not content to be censuring women religious leaders, the US Conference of Catholic Bishops is investigating the Girl Scouts. While the bishops are concerned with any possible affiliations between Girl Scouts and any non-Christian, relativistic, pro-choice groups such as Planned Parenthood, they are probably also suspect of any organization that promotes female leadership.
inquiry will be conducted by the bishops' Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family
Life and Youth. It will look into the Scouts' "possible problematic
relationships with other organizations" and various
"problematic" program materials, according to a letter sent by the
committee chairman, Bishop Kevin Rhoades of ,
to his fellow bishops. The bishops' conference provided a copy of the letter to
The Associated Press, but otherwise declined comment. Fort Wayne, Ind.