April 9, 2012
A Catholic Military Chaplain Crisis
Dan Springer, FOX News
As Catholics around the world observe Good Friday and prepare for their most holy day Easter Sunday, the U.S. military is facing a crisis in faith. The number of Catholic chaplains has plummeted nearly by half the last decade, leaving thousands of soldiers going months without seeing a priest.
“If you’re out in a location defending our nation,” the Rev. Kerry Abbott said, “you may not have ready access to a Catholic priest chaplain, if you’re out in a combat zone, for example."
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