12May Ordaining Women to the Diaconate: a small step forward?

Various news services are reporting remarks by Pope Francis that appear to indicate his willingness to formally study the possibility of the ordination of women to the diaconate.

12May 12 May. Thursday, Week 7 of Easter

Saints Nereus and Achilleus; St Pancras, martyrs, optional memorial

1st Reading: Acts 22:30; 23:6-11

Paul is cross-examined by the Jewish Council, in Jerusalem

Since the Roman Tribune wanted to find out what Paul was being accused of by the Jews, … Read the rest