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Deaconesses - Latest News
Jan 24, 2019 - 05:19 pm .- A survey of bishops in the US released this week found that among respondents, 41 percent believe it theoretically possible to ordain women as deacons, and only 33 percent believe this should be allowed.
Sep 29, 2018 - 08:57 am .- Cardinal Christoph Schönborn has said that in his view, whether the Church could ordain women as deacons remains an “open question.”
Aug 2, 2016 - 05:21 am .- Pope Francis has instituted a new commission for the study of women deacons, the Vatican announced Tuesday.
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.