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Deacons - Latest News
Mar 27, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- A former Catholic deacon has charged that the Diocese of Lubbock wrongly named him on its list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors and has filed a lawsuit seeking $1 million.
Aug 4, 2018 - 06:41 pm .- A survey of both male and female religious superiors in the U.S. found that most believe that the Church can and should ordain women as deacons.
Mar 14, 2018 - 01:24 pm .- Alberto José Gonzalez is a 50-year-old retired police officer, married with two daughters, who recently began his ministry as the first permanent deacon in the Diocese of Gijón, Spain.
Jan 2, 2017 - 07:23 pm .- For the estimated 5,000 deaf and hard-of-hearing Catholics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, parish participation can be difficult.
Jun 27, 2016 - 01:20 pm .- Pope Francis told journalists on Sunday that he was somewhat angered when reports emerged that the Church was allegedly paving the way for the ordination of women to the diaconate, since no such change is in the works.
May 29, 2016 - 03:52 am .- On Sunday Pope Francis celebrated a special jubilee for deacons, telling them that a good servant is one who forgets themselves, letting go of their own plans and humbly placing their lives at the disposal of those to whom they are called to minister.
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.
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.
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.