New strategy leads to the firing of 12 witch doctors
Naturally the Calgary Herald and its sister paper The Vancouver Sun are outraged. Imagine, the publicly funded Fraser Health Authority actually committing itself to modern medicine and tossing out its staff of witch doctors or spiritual care directors.
Vancouver Sun writer Douglass Todd is leading the charge against this outrage. His biography on the Vancouver Sun website states: Although he was raised in a family of staunch atheists, Douglas Todd has gone on to become one of the most decorated spirituality and ethics writers in North America. (Whew, that was close!)
His piece entitled, Spiritual care directors help keep Canada healthy, was published in the Sunday, January 17 edition of the Calgary Herald. This seemed to be a follow up piece to Fraser Health’s firing of spiritual-care directors a step backwards, published in the Vancouver Sun on December 21. Read the rest of this entry »