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Pope sets up new commission to study women deacons

Pope sets up new commission to study women deacons

| Cindy Wooden | April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis has established a new “Study Commission on the Female Diaconate” as a follow-up to a previous group that studied the history of women deacons in the New Testament and the early Christian communities.

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Women’s role in Amazon Church does not depend on diaconate, sisters say

Women’s role in Amazon Church does not depend on diaconate, sisters say

| Barbara J. Fraser | October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Whether or not the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon helps open the door to ordaining women deacons, women will continue to play a fundamental role in ministry in the Church in the region, religious sisters said.

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