Re: It's a religious thing.
Mon, 9 Dec 1991 09:03:00 CST
> From: "SETTUMMANQUE' or 'BLACKEAGLE'...it's still me!!!"
> Subject: Re: It's a religious thing.
> According to the National Catholic Commission on Scouting @ National, the
> Pope Pius XII Award is earned by Explorers (15-20) as well as Varsiry
> Scouts (15-18).
> is the oldest
> religious award for Explorers to earn (the God and Country protestant award
> only went to age 18 or Boy Scouting age). The Ner Tamid (the Jewish
> award for Scouts) was extended to include Explorers in 1975...the Living
> Faith, God and Life, On My Honor, and Religion in Life (in order: Lutheran,
> Baptist/Episcopal/Protestant, Mormon, and Unitarian churches) awards all
> extended the age level to include Explorers when the new program took shape
> in 1977-79.
Thanks for the info. A question: Are there any religious awards for
other religions, or are these religions listed here the only
"recognized" religions? What business is it of the BSA to define what
is and what is not a religion?
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