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The Scouts Versus the Ugly Moods of 2013

patches6 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 9:31 AM
All the priests I know are honorable also. My favorite writer is Brennan Manning. " the Ragmuffin Gospel. Great book. However, there reputation right now overall is questionable. I would err on the side of caution when it comes to children. The Catholic church must have Ben doing something very right, for the homosexuals to try so hard to destroy it.

The Boy Scouts of America got front-page ink, as we say in the newspaper trade, for their currently postponed meditations on the topic of admitting avowed gays to membership.

Word had leaked out that the Scouts were considering a local option solution to the vexed question of their supposed right to determine who can become a member and who can't. At a top-drawer meeting in Irving, Tex., the topic proved too vast and complex for immediate resolution. Consultation and deliberation will take place prior to May meeting of Scouts' national council.

I spoke of the Scouts' "supposed" right to oversee their...