NCCS Response to BSA's Eligibility Requirement Update

NCCS Responses to BSA’s Eligibility Update on Oct 11, 2017


Oct 11, 2017 Statement

NCCS Responses to BSA’s Eligibility Requirement Update on Jan 30, 2017


Feb 8,2017 Press Release
Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
BSA FAQ on the Jan 30, 2017 Eligibility Requirement Update

NCCS Statements to the Adult Membership Standard

July 27 Statement on BSA Adult Membership Resolution
May 21 2015 Response to Dr. Gates concern with regards to the Adult Membership Standards.

Adult Membership Standard FAQ

Statement from Bishops and Dioceses

His Holiness Pope Francis letter that was read the the World Scout Jamboree.
Correspondence from the Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop of Joliet
Statement from the Most Reverend Richard F. Stika, Bishop of Knoxville

BSA Documents

BSA Religious Organization Protections Memo
Why the BSA must reconsider the Adult Leader Standard

NCCS Statements to the Youth Membership Standard

Statement of May 23, 2013
Statement of May 29, 2013
FAQ Cover Letter of November 11, 2013
FAQs (pdf)


BSA's Membership Standards website
BSA's Training on Membership Standards website
BSA's Fact vs. Fiction statement
USCCB's Ministry to Persons with a Homosexual Inclination: Guidelines for Pastoral Care
NCCS Training Programs webpage
NCCS Religious Emblems webpage
NCCS Religious Activities webpage
Scouting is Youth Ministry

Knights of Columbus Chartering Changes


Statement from Bishops and Dioceses

From the conference of Catholic bishops in the state of Washington (written by the Most Reverend Joseph J. Tyson, Bishop of Yakima)
From the Archdiocese of Atlanta (The Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, Archbishop of Atlanta)
From the Archdiocese of Denver (The Most Reverend Samuel J. Aquila, Archbishop of Denver)
From the Archdiocese of Miami (The Most Reverend Thomas G. Wenski, Archbishop of Miami)
From the Archdiocese of Washington (His Eminence Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington)
From the Diocese of Duluth (The Most Reverend Paul D. Sirba, Bishop of Duluth
From the Diocese of Richmond (The Most Reverend Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of Richmond)
From the Most Reverend Dennis M. Schnurr, Archbishop of Cincinnati
From the Most Reverend Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of Arlington
From the Most Reverend Richard J. Malone, Bishop of Buffalo
From the Most Reverend Robert E. Guglielmone, Bishop of Charleston and Bishop Liaison to NCCS
From the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend
From the Most Reverend Michael Jarrell, Bishop of Lafayette
From the Most Reverend David J. Malloy, Bishop of Rockford