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December 1, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Rev. Richard C. Halverson, who retired in March after 14 years as chaplain of the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 79. Halverson, who was the 60th Senate chaplain, died Tuesday, his successor, the Rev. Lloyd Ogilvie, announced Wednesday. The Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night honoring Halverson and expressing its "profound sorrow and deep regret" at his death.
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December 1, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Rev. Richard C. Halverson, who retired in March after 14 years as chaplain of the U.S. Senate, has died. He was 79. Halverson, who was the 60th Senate chaplain, died Tuesday, his successor, the Rev. Lloyd Ogilvie, announced Wednesday. The Senate passed a resolution Wednesday night honoring Halverson and expressing its "profound sorrow and deep regret" at his death.
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April 17, 1993 | PHILIP BRASHER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Rev. Richard Halverson, the chaplain of the U.S. Senate, was walking with a senator one day when a police officer asked him to pray for his ill wife. Halverson did, right there, along the east front of the Capitol. "He didn't wait to go to the office and pray," said Sen. Mark O. Hatfield (R-Ore.). "It was on-the-spot chaplaincy."
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April 17, 1993 | PHILIP BRASHER, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Rev. Richard Halverson, the chaplain of the U.S. Senate, was walking with a senator one day when a police officer asked him to pray for his ill wife. Halverson did, right there, along the east front of the Capitol. "He didn't wait to go to the office and pray," said Sen. Mark O. Hatfield (R-Ore.). "It was on-the-spot chaplaincy."
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November 19, 1988 | From Religious News Service
Turning the United States into a Christian nation is becoming more important to evangelical Christians than the second coming of Christ, the chaplain of the U.S. Senate has complained. "The more I listen to evangelicals talk, the less I hear about the hope of Christ's coming again and the more I hear about making this U.S. of A. a Christian nation, a prosperous nation," the Rev. Richard Halverson said in a talk here.
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July 1, 1994
U.S. Senate Chaplain Richard C. Halverson, criticized for leading the Senate in prayer for O.J. Simpson last week, called Thursday for God's blessing on the victims of domestic abuse. He also said "our nation has been traumatized by the fall of a great hero" and "our hearts go out to him (Simpson)." Only at the end did Halverson pray for "comfort and consolation to the victims and their families." The Debate Over Hair Samples The hairs on O.J.
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January 21, 1995 | JAMES BORNEMEIER and LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Sen. Majority Leader Bob Dole on Friday nominated Lloyd Ogilvie, a Presbyterian pastor in Hollywood with a national radio-television ministry, to become the new Senate chaplain. Ogilvie's name will be presented to the full Senate for final approval, but that step is considered a formality, according to a Dole aide. The post is one of five elected offices of the Senate, along with secretary, sergeant-at-arms and secretaries for the majority and minority parties.
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May 8, 1990 | Times Researcher Michael Meyers
A weekly roundup of Southland graduation ceremonies. Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University conferred degrees on 509 graduates Saturday, with 254 receiving a B.A., 49 receiving a B.S. and 206 receiving master's degrees. Dr. Richard Halverson, chaplain of the U.S. Senate, delivered the keynote address . An honorary doctor of humane letters degree was awarded to Edward Dayton, vice president at large, World Vision USA.
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February 23, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Inspired by a Jewish businessman from Burbank, nearly 200 Christian clergymen from throughout Southern California pledged Saturday to preach against the dangers of anti-Semitism and to give at least one sermon a year on the Holocaust. "We have a moral obligation to make sure it never happens again," said the Rev. R.L. Hymers Jr., pastor of the Fundamentalist Baptist Tabernacle of Hope in downtown Los Angeles and a member of the Committee of Concerned Christians.
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January 7, 1989 | Thuha Tran
In an effort to offer some protection against winter cold for homeless people and those living in substandard housing, the Social Action Committee of Congregation B'nai Israel in Tustin is sponsoring a sweater and blanket drive this month. In addition to proceeds being donated to the United States Mission in Los Angeles, sweaters, jackets and blankets in all sizes are being collected at the synagogue, 655 S. B St., Tustin. For information, call (714) 730-9693.
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January 22, 1995 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Suppose you were a pastor with one of the most prestigious Presbyterian pulpits in the nation, serving a congregation of 4,000. Then suppose you reached another million souls each week through your radio and television ministry. Would you give it all up to minister to a small and divided congregation of 100 sometimes cantankerous, almost always prideful souls? You would if they were members of the United States Senate and your name was the Rev. Lloyd J. Ogilvie.
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