CIL founder Wendy Cadge and executive director Michael Skaggs have published an article on The Conversation, which has been republished in syndication in outlets around the country. Read “From Paris to Boston, the crucial role of fire chaplains” at The Conversation.
Chaplaincy Innovation Lab executive director Michael Skaggs interviews LeSette Wright, College Chaplain at Berea College; Ann Kansfield, chaplain in the Fire Department of New York; and Laura Everett, a bicycle chaplain in Boston.
Via Roll Call: In the decision released Friday, a three-judge panel affirmed a lower court’s decision to dismiss Barker’s claim that his rights were violated under the Establishment Clause, though the judges offered a different take on the case from the district court. Writing for the court, Judge David S. Tatel explained that the legal question Read more about Appeals court upholds bar on atheist as guest House chaplain[…]
Wendy Norris, founder and CEO of Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force, writes on Fire Engineering about the work of chaplaincy: The journey through tragedy is often lonely. We must navigate that road on our own. It’s within our own mind and soul that we must sort through the mess these devastating situations leave Read more about “Behind you all the way”[…]
From the Chicago Tribune: Selenica is a veteran police officer, sworn in about 18 years ago after graduating from Columbia College in the South Loop. But he’s a rookie chaplain, having taken the job about 10 months ago. He joined three full-time Christian chaplains who are also sworn officers and a rabbi. They are supervised Read more about Chicago PD’s first Muslim chaplain[…]
Executive Director Michael Skaggs facilitates a conversation with Mishca Smith, RUMC Emergency Department chaplain; Glenn Calkins, ACPE Supervisor and chaplain with the American Red Cross Disaster Spiritual Care Team; and Eric Skidmore, chaplain with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Assistance Program.
From CBS Pittsburgh: Ossler is a firefighter and chaplain originally from Chicago. He now lives in Cape Coral, Florida, and said he was weed-whacking when his wife called him with the news of Pittsburgh. He said he hopped on the next plane and landed in Pittsburgh for the first time. “These people will just pour Read more about Chaplaincy to those in mourning[…]
The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab endorses and shares here a joint statement on this past’s weekend’s horrific events: As associations committed to the spiritual care of people of all faiths and those who have none, we unequivocally denounce the anti-Semitism that fueled the hateful murders of eleven people last Saturday. We honor the sacred spaces and Read more about Joint statement on Tree of Life Synagogue Mass Shooting[…]
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