Kansas archdiocese to usher out Girl Scouts, and cookies


April 30, 2017

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The archdiocese covering the Kansas City, Kansas, region and much of the eastern part of the state said Monday it is severing ties with Girl Scouts and urging an end to cookie sales, citing philosophical concerns with the organization.

The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas announced in a statement that Girl Scouts is "no longer a compatible partner in helping us form young women with the virtues and values of the Gospel," The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/2pB59ms ) reported.

The archdiocese said it is switching its support to a 22-year-old, Christian-based sc...

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