Skip to comments.VA Chaplain: Gov’t Made Me Hide Crosses and Pictures of Jesus, Banned Me From Reading Bible Aloud
Posted on 06/02/2014 1:19:40 PM PDT by PoloSec
In the wake of the ever-growing VA scandal, actions at the Iron Mountain VA Hospital in Michigan may not have gotten quite as much press as many feel they should.
Patsy Norton, when walking into Iron Mountains VA chapel, was appalled to find every sign of Christianity hidden from sight. She detailed her shock in this letter, published by Joe For America:
May 30, 2014 The Daily News
I went to the VA Hospital in Iron Mountain today on business. While there I stopped at the Chapel and found pinky-purple curtains with mesh at the top, covering the altar. (You know the type. They use them between sick patients in the hospital).
I stopped in my tracks, shocked at what I saw. I peeked behind the curtain, and found what used to be the welcoming part of the chapel, the Cross, a picture of Jesus, and other Christian icons familiar to the majority of Americans.
I found Chaplain Bob Mueller, to ask what the meaning was of this change. This is what he told me. A couple of months ago, an order came down from Washington DC to cover all things associated with Christianity in the VA. Their solution is to cover everything in all the VA Chapels across the country.
Patsy Norton Kingsford
Norton also said that the chaplain was told to stop talking about Jesus, and to stop reading Scripture out loud.
The repression of Christianity isnt limited to Iron Mountain, but has been reported in VA facilities all over the country:
Last Christmas a group of Georgia high school students were given a list of government-approved carols to sing at a VA hospital in Augusta and a VA hospital in Texas refused to accept holiday cards that included the phrase, Merry Christmas.
Not only are these actions a symbol of religious intolerance, but they are another nail in the coffin, so to speak, of the state of the Veterans Administration.
Taking care of our veterans is one of our governments utmost responsibilities. Limiting their religious freedoms and blocking them from medical care should not be tolerated.
When a void is created, something else will fill its place, Ping!
If WWII happened on Barky’s watch we would all be speaking German right now, except the Jews wouldn’t be speaking anything.
The Veil of the Tabernacle perhaps?
He is risen!
This is happening in the USA, and nobody who could possibly do anything about it even cares. Most people are just waiting around for the gay pride parade and/or the welfare check.
Orders from the top. Eliminate all vestiges of Christianity from the military, and then from the country.
But they’ll be wishing they could vote for Barky.
I found Chaplain Bob Mueller, to ask what the meaning was of this change. This is what he told me. A couple of months ago, an order came down from Washington DC to cover all things associated with Christianity in the VA. Their solution is to cover everything in all the VA Chapels across the country. Norton also said that the chaplain was told to stop talking about Jesus, and to stop reading Scripture out loud.
The repression of Christianity isnt limited to Iron Mountain, but has been reported in VA facilities all over the country...
What I want to know is what happened to the covenant the Chaplain had with God? He’s getting paid to deny Jesus.
More like the curtain drawn around a dying patient.
I'm not having much luck with that. Between equipment problems and people problems, I'm not sure it will ever happen.
Orders from the head muzzie.
Notre Dame did the same thing when he slithered into South Bend.
But he’s not a muslim. Just ask his media.
Oh well. At least June us sexual perversion month. Priorities, you know.
This is revolting.
I get that not all serving personnel are Christian, nor are all veterans. That is fine - there are good people out there regardless.
Chaplains though, are some of the most amazing people in the services. Always there, with advice, encouragement and good humor. Chapels, if you are lucky enough to have a dedicated one instead of crowding into the mess hall, are places of silent contemplation. They are not something to hide away or be ashamed of.
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