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Since 2007, the archdiocese leadership has been addressing concerns from some Girl Scout members and their mothers, who claimed that Girl Scout materials contradicted their Catholic beliefs, Naumann said. In the years that followed articles circulated on the Internet and criticism mounted over the group’s membership in the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS),
which comprises 145 member organizations and is “closely tied to and celebrated by International Planned Parenthood,” Naumann said. has repeatedly said it does not take a position or develop materials on issues regarding human sexuality, birth control and abortion, and that it does not have a relationship or partnership with Planned Parenthood. It compares its membership in WAGGGS to the United States’ relationship with the United Nations,
saying it does not necessarily agree with every position the membership group takes. sends to WAGGGS come solely from investment income.