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Pope Francis sets up body that could clear path to women deacons

[Austen Ivereigh] Pope Francis has set up a commission to look at the question of whether women ever were, and therefore could be again, deacons in the Church. The commission, made up equally of men and women, includes at least one … Continue reading

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Pope Francis hails women as model evangelisers

In his Wednesday general audience, a catechesis on the Resurrection, Pope Francis — who on Maundy Thursday washed the feet of women in a Rome prison — had some important things to say about the vital role of women in … Continue reading

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