Cross Expunged from Military Chaplains' Cap Badges
OTTAWA, November 16, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Canadian
Defence Department announced plans Monday to remove the Christian symbol -- a Maltese cross -- from the caps of its army chaplains. The move is claimed to be because the military's first Moslem chaplain was hired last year. "We are looking at seeing what developments there could be in that field because, to have a Muslim or to have someone of another faith under that same cap badge -- I think it wouldn't be of service to them," military
Chaplain Jean Bourgeois told the Toronto Sun... The full text of the story
is available at: http://www.lifesite.net/ldn/2004/nov/04111604.html
I don't really have a problem with that concept. I think a better idea might be to allow for several cap badges. The cross for Christians, the Star of David for Jewish chaplains and the crescent for Muslim chaplains. Wiccans could have a broomstick or a chin wart, Veggans could have a cucumber or radish, Hedonists could have a ... well, ..... they would be having such a good time that I suspect that they wouldn't care would they. Any Hedonist chaplains out there who can confirm this suspicion?