How does Congress have chaplains without violating the separation of church and state?

How does Congress have chaplains without violating the separation of church and state?

The Rev. Patrick Conroy, chaplain of the House of Representatives, has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accused a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chaplain that wasn’t a Catholic.’”

How does Congress have chaplains without violating the separation of church and state?

The Rev. Patrick Conroy, chaplain of the House of Representatives, has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accused a top Ryan staff aide of telling him “something like ‘maybe it’s time that we had a Chaplain that wasn’t a Catholic.’”
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