Card. Müller on deaconettes: “No. Not possible.” – on liturgy: “crisis”

Posted May 27, 2017 10:40 am by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Raymond Arroyo of EWTN has a wide ranging interview with His Eminence Gerhard Ludwig Card. Müller, Prefect of the CDF.
One thing that caught my attention is his clear refutation and denial of the possibility of the ordination of deaconesses (aka deaconettes).
About the notion that, in the ancient Church, women had Holy Orders…
ARROYO: And what is your opinion? Did they have Holy Orders, or no?
MÜLLER: No. Not possible.
He also confirmed that Pope denied the possibility of deaconettes.
The part about deaconettes starts at about 14:00.

Also, Arroyo asks if he shares Card. Sarah’s views about a crisis in our liturgical worship.  Card. Müller thinks there

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