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Hospital Chaplains Grapple With COVID-19's 'Tsunami' Of GriefSix chaplains share stories from the spiritual front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. [Includes Jason Callahan, The Humanist Society board member and Humanist Chaplain] By Carol KuruvillaHuffington Post --...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sam Gerard, firstname.lastname@example.org (April 29, 2020, Washington, DC)—Humanists achieved a milestone victory for the rights and dignity of nontheistic incarcerated people. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) recently notified The...
Things to consider in performing funerals and memorials How is death different during a pandemic? What are mourners experiencing? How are ceremonies different? Outreach to funeral homes and crematoriums Interacting with grieving families Ideas for distanced ceremonies...