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Religious Groups Feel the Pinch of Government Shutdown
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 9:23am | Type: Blog

As the government shutdown enters its second week, some religious groups are starting to feel the pinch, and they’re also finding ways to reach out. As the government shutdown ent ...

Catholic Chaplains Given Marching Orders Barring Service to Gay Couples
Originally Posted: 09/25/2013 - 12:00pm | Type: Blog

Catholic military chaplains cannot be forced to witness or bless a same-sex marriage, nor are they allowed to take part in any marriage counseling retreats that are open to gay couples under new rules issued b ...

House Rejects Call to Allow Nonreligious Military Chaplains
Originally Posted: 07/25/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Blog

House lawmakers late Tuesday approved an amendment to a Pentagon spending bill to prevent the appointment of nonreligious military chaplains. House lawmakers late Tuesday approved ...

Pentagon Refutes Reports of Anti-Christian Policies
Originally Posted: 05/03/2013 - 12:21pm | Type: Blog

Christian conservatives have grown increasingly alarmed in recent weeks over reports and rumors that the Pentagon is considering new policies aimed at discriminating against Christians and disciplining or even ...

Military Chaplains Heed Call to Serve God and Country
Originally Posted: 02/07/2012 - 11:37am | Type: Blog

"God, I think, had better plans for me," Balbale said, looking back. And so it is for a number of military chaplains who, by twists of fate or perhaps divine Providence, found their calling to become ...