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Wanted, A Few Good Chaplains

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Chaplain Kenneth Beale, along with serving as a lieutenant colonel in the Army, is in charge of making sure the Army has enough chaplains. The Army Reserves is suffering a shortage of chaplains right now. It's less of a problem in the regular military, but not when it comes to Catholic priests. Nearly a quarter of all Army soldiers identify themselves as Catholic but only eight percent of Chaplains are Catholic priests. Host John Moe asks Beale how he's trying to change that.

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