New Bishop of Innsbruck calls for women deacons

Posted October 3, 2017 5:48 am by Staff Reporter

The new Bishop of Innsbruck, Hermann Glettler, has said he supports the ordination of women to the diaconate, and is open to giving Communion to the divorced and remarried. ORF reports that Bishop Glettler said he would be “clearly for” admitting women to the diaconate. Last year, Pope Francis set up a committee to study the issue of women deacons, and their role in the early Church. The Pope said…

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