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a Christian clergyman attached to a private chapel of a prominent person or institution or ministering to a military body, professional group, etc



in the Catholic and Anglican churches:

(1) A clegyman in charge of a chapel or home church and also an assistant parish priest.

(2) A clergyman in the army; in bourgeois states, as a rule, the chaplain has the rank of an officer or general. In addition to his religious functions, the chaplain is also responsible for the political convictions and morale of the soldiers and officers.

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He spent over twenty-eight years as a chaplain in the U.
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The challenge is taking civilian, individual, religious professionals and turning them into military, chaplain, team members.
However, it's still important for the chaplain to be visible in the workplace.
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Chaplains also have the unenviable responsibility of delivering devastating news to inmates about family deaths and illnesses.
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The perception of the chaplain as an approachable member of the unit, one with spiritual insight, is important the spiritual health of that unit.
The North Carolina-born chaplain went to Indiana University where he majored in political science and journalism.
Chaplain was a member of Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Worcester.