Caesar in the Sanctuary
When used on a speaker's platform, the flag [of the United States], if displayed flat, should be displayed above and behind the speaker. When displayed from a staff in a church or public auditorium, the flag of the United States of America should hold the position of superior prominence, in advance of the audience, and in the position of honor at the clergyman's or speaker's right as he faces the audience. Any other flag so displayed should be placed on the left of the clergyman or speaker or to the right of the audience. [From the United States Flag Code, 4 U.S.C. 7(k)]
Sometime in the early twentieth century, an emblem called the Christian Flag . . .
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