Posts Tagged ‘military chaplains’

Defence force chaplains who died in war remembered Comments 0

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Eleven NZ Defence Force chaplains who have died while serving their country will be remembered in a commemorative service at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on 28 August 2015. It is one hundred years since the first NZ Defence Force chaplain was killed on active duty. The service will be attended by the Governor-General, Read more

UK military mainly Christian, but non-believer numbers growing Comments 0

Friday, June 27th, 2014

Religious affiliation among the United Kingdom’s military personnel is markedly higher than in wider society. According to figures released to The Telegraph under the UK’s Freedom of Information Act, almost 83 per cent of military personnel identified as Christian in 2012. This figure came from almost 180,000 members of the forces who gave data to Read more