The House is in search of a new chaplain, after Speaker Paul D. Ryan fired the incumbent with minimal rationalization. Roll Call’s Lindsey McPherson explains why this has annoyed so many lawmakers, and not just fellow Catholics of the ousted priest — and what’s behind their need for a full-time pastor.
- Analysis: Missteps, Paul Ryan’s Had a Few
- What is a House Chaplain and What do They Do?
- Opinion: A New Religious Schism — What’s the Chaplain’s Job?
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