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Navy rejects commissioning request of humanist chaplain

BIRMINGHAM (TAB, RNS) — Although the United States Army recently permitted “humanist” as a religious preference, the United States Navy has rejected an application for the commissioning of a humanist chaplain. The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty welcomed the decision. Retired reserve … Continue reading

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Loss of 19 firemen in Arizona prompts chaplains’ deployment

YARNELL, Ariz. (BP) — After an out-of-control, lightning-induced fire in Yarnell, Ariz., killed 19 firefighters June 30, Southern Baptists are mobilizing disaster relief chaplains to walk alongside grieving families to offer spiritual support. As of July 1, Arizona Southern Baptists had … Continue reading

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