A Pennsylvania pastor is objecting to how reiki - a form of alternative medicine involving energy manipulation - is being used in a local hospital. He considers it contrary to Christian belief. However, he is not insisting they stop offering the treatment; merely that they disclose the practice has foundations in Buddhism.
How about this alternative: disclose what reiki is, and let the patient decide whether it has religious connotations? While I do understand the pastor's concern, and I applaud him for trying to make decisions for all of us, I disagree that announcing that reiki has "foundations in Buddhism" clarifies the latter any, as there are plenty of reiki practitioners who are not Buddhists.
In disclosing what reiki is, I'd also be awfully interested in hearing how the hospital sees it as relating to medical treatment, as the medical community in general is rather skeptical of its supposed benefits.