Military Chaplains

May 16, 2012

Amendment Protects Religious Liberty of Military Members

The Fiscal Year 2013 defense-authorization bill says that the armed forces 'shall accommodate the conscience and sincerely held moral principles and religious beliefs' of its members regarding 'the appropriate and inappropriate expression of human sexuality.'

February 7, 2012

Military Chaplains Instructed Not to Read Letter Against HHS Mandate

Archbishop Timothy Broglio says the Army defied his rights and chaplains' rights to free speech and free exercise of religion.

December 5, 2011

As U.S. Withdraws From Iraq, a Chaplain Completes 2nd Tour

Priest says he'll stay in the Army for as long as his bishop lets him. Next assignment: helping to recruit more chaplains.

October 25, 2011

Pope Tells Christians in the Military to Be 'Soldiers for Love'

Benedict XVI also encouraged military bishops and chaplains to announce the Gospel with courage and promote peace at recent gathering.

September 29, 2011

Profiles in Courage: Military Chaplains

Catholic chaplains have served the spiritual needs of the men and women in uniform since 1917.

September 11, 2011

Remembering 9/11

Inside the Pentagon, a chaplain recalls ‘days taking bodies out of the building’ — and Providence at work.

August 25, 2011

Military Archdiocese Sees More Priestly Vocations

Increase in future-chaplain seminarians comes after declining numbers in recent years.

August 8, 2011

Catholic Heroes for Today: Part 2

U.S. sainthood causes flourish in 2011

July 12, 2011

House Passes Amendment: No Same-Sex 'Weddings' on Naval Bases

Move will support chaplains' religious liberty.

November 11, 2008

‘A Gentle Giant’