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The Herald News
Fall River church holds annual Blessing of the Animals FALL RIVER — Going to church offers earthly rewards: companionship, friendshi
Fall River church holds annual Blessing of the Animals
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
FALL RIVER — Going to church offers earthly rewards: companionship, friendship, pony rides. For Kaylee Moniz, age 3, Sunday included all three. “I rode the little horse,” she said. “He’s my... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Out and AboutThe children's message will be delivered by Jeff Lucas. The sermon, "Building C
Out and About
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 4 days ago
The children's message will be delivered by Jeff Lucas. The sermon, "Building Character" will be given by the Rev. Dr. Stephen Cramer. The Offertory "Prayer to the Trinity" will be sung by the Canticle Choir. Children and adult Sunday school classes... Read more
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The Morning Call
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?Last year, the Diocese of Allentown ordained 47 permanent deacons, more than an
Allentown Catholic Diocese has produced many deacons, but will there ever be women among them?
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
Last year, the Diocese of Allentown ordained 47 permanent deacons, more than any other diocese in the country. As ever, all were men. But does that have to be the case? Pope Francis, it appears, wants to settle that question once and for all.... Read more
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Deseret News
Top nun pushes for greater role for Catholic womenVATICAN CITY— Catholic sisters globally would be better-equipped to carry out t
Top nun pushes for greater role for Catholic women
Deseret News / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY— Catholic sisters globally would be better-equipped to carry out their work if they could become deacons, the head of a global network of nuns has said, an important marker in the sharp debate over women deacons that Pope Francis opened... Read more
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Bolton News
Hundreds pack Bolton Parish Church to say farewell to Bishop of BoltonHUNDREDS of people packed in to Bolton Parish Church to say a fond farewell to
Hundreds pack Bolton Parish Church to say farewell to Bishop of Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 9 days ago
HUNDREDS of people packed in to Bolton Parish Church to say a fond farewell to the Bishop of Bolton, who will retire next month. Friends, family, colleagues and those who have come into contact with the Rt Rev Chris Edmondson paid tribute to the... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah Bishop Hartmayer to ordain two priests June 4Savannah Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer on June 4 will ordain two new priests — on
Savannah Bishop Hartmayer to ordain two priests June 4
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
Savannah Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer on June 4 will ordain two new priests — one a Savannah native — for service in the diocese. Deacons Thomas Brian O’Shaughnessy and John David Wright will be ordained at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorevent at Whittier Elementary School. Also in attendance was Scranton School Bo
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
event at Whittier Elementary School. Also in attendance was Scranton School Board President Bob Sheridan. During the event, we mentioned to Mr. Sheridan that the American flag outside the school was a bit worn. Mr. Sheridan said he would... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
your opinonevent at Whittier Elementary School. Also in attendance was Scranton School Bo
your opinon
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
event at Whittier Elementary School. Also in attendance was Scranton School Board President Bob Sheridan. During the event, we mentioned to Mr. Sheridan that the American flag outside the school was a bit worn. Mr. Sheridan said he would... Read more
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Bolton News
'I will miss him greatly' - Tributes as Bolton bids an official farewell to bishopCHURCHGOERS will officially bid farewell to the Bishop of Bolton tomorrow (Sund
'I will miss him greatly' - Tributes as Bolton bids an official farewell to bishop
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
CHURCHGOERS will officially bid farewell to the Bishop of Bolton tomorrow (Sunday) with a service of Thanksgiving at Bolton Parish Church. The Rt Rev Chris Edmondson has opted to retire on June 30 – the 43rd anniversary of his ordination and his... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Pope says he’s willing to study women deaconsmeeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordai
Pope says he’s willing to study women deacons
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
meeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordained ministers but are not priests, though they can perform many of the same functions as priests: preside at weddings, baptisms and funerals, and preach. They cannot,... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah Bishop Hartmayer to ordain two priests June 4Savannah Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer on June 4 will ordain two new priests – on
Savannah Bishop Hartmayer to ordain two priests June 4
Savannah Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Savannah Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer on June 4 will ordain two new priests – one a Savannah native – for service in the diocese. Deacons Thomas Brian O’Shaughnessy and John David Wright will be ordained at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pope agrees to commission study on women as Church deaconson women as Church deacons Vatican City – Pope Francis said Thursday he is wil
Pope agrees to commission study on women as Church deacons
Manila Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
on women as Church deacons Vatican City – Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in the ordained ministry... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsFrancis puts on a skull cap given by a worshipper as he leaves after his weekly
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Record Searchlight / Posted 11 days ago
Francis puts on a skull cap given by a worshipper as he leaves after his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino) By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY... Read more
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Daily Journal
Religion News for May 13West Side United holding service MILLVILLE - West Side United Methodist Churc
Religion News for May 13
Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
West Side United holding service MILLVILLE - West Side United Methodist Church, 216 Howard St., will hold a service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jack Schaser will preach with the message “Our Heavenly Invitation.” He also will provide a special... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pope willing to study whether women can be deacons VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commissio
Pope willing to study whether women can be deacons
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained... Read more
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CTV News
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signalling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Pope Francis: Let's study possibility of ordaining women deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possi
Pope Francis: Let's study possibility of ordaining women deacons
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons, a step that could for the first time open the ranks of the Catholic Church’s all-male clergy to women. Pope Francis said Thursday he... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Pope says he’s willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
Pope says he’s willing to study whether women can be deacons
Savannah Morning News / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Pope Francis says he’s willing to study women deaconsPope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whethe
Pope Francis says he’s willing to study women deacons
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to a proposal to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsPope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Pe
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 11, 2016. (Photo: Filippo Monteforte, AFP/Getty Images) By Rosie Scammell and David Gibson, USA TODAY NETWORK, Religion News... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsPope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Pe
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 11, 2016. (Photo: Filippo Monteforte, AFP/Getty Images) By Rosie Scammell and David Gibson, USA TODAY NETWORK, Religion News... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsPope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Pe
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 11, 2016. (Photo: Filippo Monteforte, AFP/Getty Images) By Rosie Scammell and David Gibson, USA TODAY NETWORK, Religion News... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsPope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Pe
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
Naples Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis waves to faithful as he leaves after his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on May 11, 2016. (Photo: Filippo Monteforte, AFP/Getty Images) By Rosie Scammell and David Gibson, USA TODAY NETWORK, Religion News... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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FOX News
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsPope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whethe
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to a proposal to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsBy NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 12 days ago
By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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The Columbian
In major step, pope says he’s willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
In major step, pope says he’s willing to study women deacons
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
In major step, Pope Francis says he’s willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY >> Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
In major step, Pope Francis says he’s willing to study women deacons
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY >> Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
Pope says he's willing to study whether women can be deacons
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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The News-Herald
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY >> Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The News-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY >> Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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USA Today
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possi
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons, a step that could for the first time open the ranks of the Catholic Church’s all-male clergy to women. Pope Francis said Thursday he... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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Newsmax
In Major Step, Pope Says He's Willing to Study Women DeaconsPope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whethe
In Major Step, Pope Says He's Willing to Study Women Deacons
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to a proposal to... Read more
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The Houma Courier
In major step, Pope says he's willing to study women deaconsmeeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordai
In major step, Pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Houma Courier / Posted 12 days ago
meeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordained ministers but are not priests, though they can perform many of the same functions as priests: preside at weddings, baptisms and funerals, and preach. They cannot,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsWINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he i
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
WINFIELD, Associated Press VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently... Read more
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The Daily Comet
In major step, Pope says he's willing to study women deaconsmeeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordai
In major step, Pope says he's willing to study women deacons
The Daily Comet / Posted 12 days ago
meeting with some 900 superiors of women's religious orders. Deacons are ordained ministers but are not priests, though they can perform many of the same functions as priests: preside at weddings, baptisms and funerals, and preach. They cannot,... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Pope willing to study women deacons(AP) — Pope Francis said today he is willing to create a commission to study wh
Pope willing to study women deacons
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 12 days ago
(AP) — Pope Francis said today he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis agreed to a proposal... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deaconsVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commis
In major step, pope says he's willing to study women deacons
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis said Thursday he is willing to create a commission to study whether women can be deacons in the Catholic Church, signaling openness to letting women serve in ordained ministry currently reserved to men. Francis... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Pope Francis to consider ordaining women as Catholic deaconsdeacons More Religion stories VATICAN CITY — In an opening with historic impo
Pope Francis to consider ordaining women as Catholic deacons
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
deacons More Religion stories VATICAN CITY — In an opening with historic import, Pope Francis has said he wants to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons, a step that could for the first time open the ranks of the Catholic Church’s... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deaconsVATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possi
Pope Francis: Let’s study possibility of ordaining women deacons
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 12 days ago
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he will create a commission to study the possibility of ordaining women as deacons, a step that could for the first time open the ranks of the Catholic Church’s all-male clergy to women. Pope Francis said Thursday he... Read more
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