Chaplain Says Officials Ordered Him to Cover Christian Symbols In VA Chapel
|Summary of the eRumor: Has the Veterans Administration (VA) ordered that religious symbols and statues no longer be allowed at facility chapels?|
The Truth: According to the website for the Oscar G Johnson Medical Center Veterans Affairs hospital in Iron Mountain, Michigan, the chapel is described as "non-denominational," although weekly Protestant and Catholic services are scheduled there "on a regular basis." The hospital was told that Christian symbols, statues and religious items inside the chapel were no longer permitted. This according to a June 3, 2014, article by Christian Today.
The article said that the chapel "was found in non-compliance with a 2008 federal regulation that mandates that the house of worship be nonsectarian." In order to comply with the regulation statues, crucifix and an altar "were encircled with a curtain at the Iron Mountain chapel after an inspection by the National Chaplain Center discovered the unauthorized items. "
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