Skip to comments.Airport chapels removing Christian symbols
Posted on 08/02/2009 5:36:48 AM PDT by IbJensen
ATLANTA, GA - While U.S. airports often have chapels, many of them no longer display crosses or other symbols that would make them specific to a particular faith.
The chapel at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport features a silhouette of a person kneeling and a generic stained-glass window.
It also has a library stocking everything from Gideon Bibles to Jewish mystical texts, and a large floor mat provides a cushiony spot to kneel for prayer.
A large compass on the chapel floor helps guide Muslims who pray toward Mecca.
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And of course the airports in Riyadh and Damascus sport crucifixes and stars of David.
if Christians do not fight every little thing like this they will be incrementally wiped out just like in the UK.
> And of course the airports in Riyadh and Damascus sport crucifixes and stars of David.
Of course. /sarc No, I'm sure they don't.
But in fairness, a "compass" (I assume they mean just a N/E/S/W orientation on the floor) is not a religious symbol, it's a pattern on the floor. It's not the star-and-crescent Islam symbol, so while it's there to be helpful to Muslims, it's still a secular thing itself, and would be neutral to other religions. A fine line, for sure.
On the other hand, if it's marked with a signpost "This way to Mecca", then I do have a problem with it, unless there's also a signpost pointing toward Heaven marked "This way to Jesus". The story doesn't say, but I sorta doubt it.
Are these chapels on private property?
In this modern day you would think they would have GPS to point Muslims to the moon rock.
I used to enjoy flying.
Since 911 it has become almost unbearable
I hate flying now. I refuse to get on a plane. Has to be a life or death matter to do it now.
Floor sinks to accommodate prayer requirements for Muslim taxi drivers will be installed at Indianapolis International Airport by fall.
Send treats to the troops...
Great because you did it!
Remember when it used to be a almost a pleasure?
Now its like being herded on cattle cars
If I see a mooselum with his butt in the air, I will feel justified in KICKING the HELL out of him! Just go back home!
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