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Chaplains

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Definition: Chaplains
An ordained member of the clergy who is assigned to a special ministry, such as the armed forces, a university, or a hospital.

A chaplain is an ordained member of the clergy who is assigned to a special ministry, such as the armed forces, a university, or a hospital. The name originally referred to a clergyman in charge of a chapel.

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Title Chaplains
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/chaplain
Short URLrlft.co/342
MLA Citation “Chaplains.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021. <religionfacts.com/chaplain>