The following RSS feeds may be of interest to chaplain readers. Note that (aside from the chaplaincy feed) these are external links not directly related to the chaplaincy and do not constitute DoD endorsement.
Feeds currently include the Army Chaplaincy, Religion News Service, Washington Post On Faith, Beliefnet Top Features, and Pew Forum Religion Research.
- We can all help prevent suicide September 7, 2017The topic of suicide is often a difficult subject to broach, particularly when someone has personal concerns about the safety of a loved one, family member, friend, colleague or even one's own well-being.
- Religious Services Office rings bells for garrison namesake September 1, 2017The U.S. Army Garrison Benelux Religious Services Office rang the bells in front of the chapel August 25 in honor of the 75th anniversary of Belgian Air Force Lt. Col. Joseph Daumerie's death.
- Fort Riley's Army family there for survivors of fallen August 18, 2017Randy Frank, husband of Gold Star mother Keeley Frank, reflected on the loss of Keeley's son, Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson of the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Aug. 4, a decade after his death. Gilbertson died Aug. 31, 2007 from wounds sustained at the hands of enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq. "Once th […]
- Chapel service reveals Buddhist religion August 17, 2017When you hear the word "Buddhist" a number of images might come to mind, ranging from finding the 'zen' in life to Tibetan monks who chant and make designs out of sand. Some Americans, like those who gathered at Cache Creek Chapel Aug. 13, are simply curious to find out more about this Eastern religion.
- Chaplains gather to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of Chaplain Corps August 14, 2017Members of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps from the Area II footprint all came together to celebrate the 242nd anniversary of the corps with a summer picnic and fellowship time, July 28 at the U.S. Army Garrison Yongsan, South Post Chapel.
Religion News Service
- Polygamous sect leader pleads guilty to escape, fraud September 21, 2017SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 'We're not out to punish people of faith, people with sincerely-held religious beliefs. We're out to punish fraudsters. Lyle Jeffs is now a convicted fraudster,' U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber said.Lindsay Whitehurst
- Teen gives birth after Christian school graduation controversy September 20, 2017(RNS) — With the birth of her son, Maddi Runkles is pausing from academic studies but intends to further her education.Adelle M. Banks
- After Harvey criticism, Joel Osteen opens church to Jews for High Holy Days September 20, 2017(RNS) — The offer comes just a few weeks after the televangelist faced criticism for not immediately opening his downtown megachurch as a Hurricane Harvey shelter.Kimberly Winston
- Box of Joy expands to bring Christmas joy to impoverished kids September 20, 2017Cross Catholic Outreach’s Box of Joy ministry is gearing up to put Christmas smiles on the faces of more than 60,000 children, all of whom live in dire poverty in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The Box of Joy ministry is in its fourth year, tripling and surpassing their goals every year and giving families, churches and individuals t […]Religion News LLC
- Welcome to the Jewish Inquisition! September 20, 2017(RNS) — The controversy over the appointment of a high-profile scholar is only the most recent manifestation of a Jewish community that is turning ever more fiercely to the right.Jeffrey Salkin
Washington Post On Faith
- Want to write for Acts of Faith? Here are some guidelines.The Washington Post's Acts of Faith offers breaking and ongoing news, analysis and opinion about major religion stories.Sarah Pulliam Bailey
- The man whose biblical doomsday claim has some nervously eyeing Sept. 23Who is David Meade? He doesn't say much about himself, at least not any specific, verifiable information.Kristine Phillips
- Vatican diplomat implicated in child porn case has served in India and Hong KongMonsignor Carlo Alberto Capella was serving in the District and has been recalled to the Holy See.Julie Zauzmer
- Why the iconic Virgin of Charity means so much to Cubans and Pope FrancisPope Francis will celebrate the first papal Mass in her shrine outside Santiago on Tuesday.David Montgomery
- The Virginia church of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has voted to drop his nameThe church wanted to honor some aspects of Lee, but not others.Michelle Boorstein
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Pew Forum Religion Research
- 500 Jahre nach der Reformation haben konfessionelle Differenzen viel von ihrer Kraft verloren September 18, 2017Während sich Protestanten auf den 500. Jahrestag der Reformation vorbereiten, zeigen neue Umfragen des Pew Research Center, dass sich die theologischen Unterschiede, die das westliche Christentum im 16. Jahrhundert gespalten haben, sowohl in Westeuropa als auch in den Vereinigten Staaten auf ein Maß verringert haben, das Christen in vergangenen Jahrhunderten […]Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- The Guardian: Assisted dying laws to be debated in New South Wales and Victoria September 13, 2017 Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- Reuters: Israeli legislator quits in dispute over nephew’s gay wedding September 13, 2017 Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- AP: Archdiocese of Santa Fe releases names of accused priests September 13, 2017 Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project
- Reuters: Australia kicks off weeks-long same-sex marriage ballot September 12, 2017 Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project