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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?|
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 and religious items inside the chapel were no longer permitted.
Article from "Christian Today" June 2014
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. "_________________________________