…the Catholic Church seems to find “radical feminist” ideology. Even if the gatherers are cookie-hawking tweens. And members of a non-Catholic organization. Not affiliated with the Church in any way.
To the ever broadening category of Catholic Church vs. Women, we add today’s entry: the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has formalized it’s disapproval of the Girl Scouts of the USA with an official inquiry. It’s hard to not giggle at the USCCB following up its harassment of the women religious with the tweens with badges, but there you have the church’s priorities clearly demonstrated.
The Washington Post, via an AP article by David Crary, quotes Girl Scouts’ spokewoman Michelle Tompskins:
“For us, there’s an overarching sadness to it,” Tompkins added. “We’re just trying to further girls’ leadership.”