military chaplaincy

  • January 30, 2014

    In Britain we now have Armed Forces Day, but no specific day to mark or encourage peaceful conflict resolution or transformation.

  • February 4, 2011

    Armed forces chaplains play a crucial role in providing pastoral support to people who face danger and death on a daily basis. But chaplains' independence is compromised by the fact that they are members of the forces themselves. Churches that take a stand on wider issues of peace and war are rarely willing to question the ethics of the armed forces. Why has this situation arisen? And how can we change it?

  • February 12, 2010
  • July 21, 2009

    After a year as an Anglican military chaplain, Ekklesia partner Sande Ramage reflects on her experience and makes some proposals for how the role might be changed