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June 14th, 2010
10:45 AM ET

Faces of Faith: U.S. Senate chaplain

In this week's Faces of Faith, CNN's T.J. Holmes sits down with U.S. Senate chaplain the Rev. Barry C. Black to talk about providing spiritual care on the Hill to a "congregation" of 7,000 senators and staffers.

- CNN Belief Blog

Filed under: Faith • Politics

soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. Daniel

    Why does the Senate have a chaplain?

    July 17, 2010 at 2:45 pm |
  2. mercy

    What happened to freedom of religion? This country's founders fled suppression of their religion in England and found a land where they could freely express their faith. Our forefathers wanted to protect the right of all people to freely express their forms of faith - not suppress religion. "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. There will never be an establishment of a "national religion" but Americans must always have the right to freely express their religion.

    June 18, 2010 at 12:14 am |
  3. ybs

    Islam kids: blow yourself up & receive the fruits of 72 virgins
    Christian kids: bend over & receive the fruits of god's love

    a tough choice! 🙂

    June 16, 2010 at 6:50 am |
  4. MYTHYX

    Whatever happened to the separation of Church and State? If they need spiritual care then they need to go to a church OUTSIDE of the government offices that my taxes support

    June 15, 2010 at 12:35 pm |
    • ybs

      Nothing has changed. Why do you think Romney (from MA) got 90% of the Utah's primary votes in 2008?

      It's called, the "subjugation of others!" Without it, religions can't exist!

      June 16, 2010 at 6:53 am |
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