Catholic Priests Who Lose Contract at Walter Reed Get Support From GOP Lawmakers

Several Republican members of the U.S. House have sent a letter to the Pentagon seeking answers to a decision of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) not to renew a contract with a group of Catholic priests and brothers to provide pastoral care at the medical facility, and also protesting WRNMMC notifying the priests of the decision in a “cease and desist” letter sent just prior to the start of Holy Week.  
Walter Reed replaced the Holy Name College Friary, located in Silver Spring, Md. with Mack Global, LLC, of Mechanicsville, Virginia; a private contractor that provides government agencies with, as listed on its website, “telework consulting services, administrative and religious staffing, transportation and roadway services, professional development and training.”…

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