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Death row inmate sues to have chaplain at execution

Charles L. Burton Jr. doesn’t want to be alone when he dies. The death row inmate hopes a federal court will make sure that does not happen. Burton, who was sentenced in 1992 ...

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Chaplain shares her story serving front lines of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

In the small Eastern Ukrainian suburb of Avdeevka it’s common to hear bombs exploding or nearby gunfire.  Seven years after Russia’s invasion began, the casualties still mount. Residents who fled and those ...

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Chiefs’ commitment to faith comes from top down, team chaplain says

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The Kansas City Chiefs have more than a prayer of beating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. The team chaplain says the organization’s openness to matters of faith makes his ...

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Federal Court upholds chaplain’s effort to block atheist ‘prayers’ in US Congress

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A federal appeals court recently delivered a legal victory to House Chaplain Father Patrick Conroy, ruling that he could not be ordered to allow a self-described atheist to offer non-religious prayers to the House ...

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Pastor Fred Hollomon, former Chaplain of the Kansas State Senate, Remembered

Fred Hollomon, a Southern Baptist pastor who served as Senate chaplain in Topeka for over 33 years, died February 13, 2018 at his home in Lawrence after a long battle with Alzheimer’s ...

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Navy draws the line: atheist cannot be a chaplain

The United States Navy has rejected application of atheist to serve as a chaplain. Forty-five House members and 22 Senators sent a letter to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Admiral John Richardson ...

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