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Pope establishes new commission to study women deacons

Posted by Independant Catholic News on 4 May 2020

At noon today, Wednesday 8 April, the Holy See announced the institution of a new commission to study the possibility of women deacons in the Catholic Church.

It contained the information that Pope Francis, in a recent audience with Cardinal Luis Ladaria, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, had decided to create a new Commission.

The following people will make up the new commission:

President: Cardinal Giuseppe Petrocchi, Archibhop of Aquila, Italy

Secretary: Rev Denis Dupont-Fauville, Official of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith

Members:

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(Source: https://www.indcatholicnews.com/news/39315_

 

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