NEWS FEATURE: The Salvation Army: A look at the church beyond the red kettles

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c. 1997 Religion News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va. _ Around here, ordained clergy are called”officers”and parishioners are referred to as”soldiers”who must sign the”articles of war”before enlisting for”active engagement.”After their tour of duty _ when officers and soldiers die _ they are”promoted to glory.” Welcome to life in the Salvation Army. Long familiar for its uniformed brigades […]

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