Praying chaplain faces court date
August 11, 2006
A priest in the Evangelical Episcopal Church who has served as a U.S. Navy chaplain is asking a military court to dismiss a series of complaints filed against him after he was caught praying in “Jesus” name.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday for Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, who is accused of participating in a March 30 event with former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore in front of the White House. He’s also accused of telling the congregation at the funeral of an accident victim the man had given his life to “Christ” . . . [Click for more]