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Pope Francis says he's open to studying the female diaconate

May 12, 2016 - 10:18 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis said he would be open to the idea of forming a commission to study the historical context of the female diaconate, as well as the possibility of women serving as deacons today.

Young men at ordination: 'I can't imagine a better way to live'

Oct 3, 2014 - 05:03 pm .- Transitional deacons ordained this week in St. Peter’s Basilica shared their experience of overwhelming joy in serving God, which stems from a life of sacrifice that’s worth giving everything to live.

Ordination of 33 deacons fills St. Peter's with joy

Oct 4, 2012 - 04:25 pm .- Thirty-three new deacons from Rome’s North American College were ordained Oct. 4 at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, bringing both excitement and joy to the men.

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