Rockford Catholic Diocese

State News
10:50 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Catholic Diocese of Rockford asking churches to stick with Boy Scouts

Bishop David Malloy. Courtesy of Jenna Dooley, IPR.

The Catholic Diocese of Rockford is asking churches to continue to keep charters with the Boy Scouts of America. Bishop David Malloy is responding to the new policy that says scouts cannot be denied membership based on sexual orientation. The Chicago Tribune reported a church in Crystal Lake severed ties with a Boy Scout group over the change.

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