Women Deacons and The Development of Doctrine
The question of women deacons seems to have been pushed into a kind of Catholic never never land. The pope has said “No” but has done so in a way that sort of kind of maybe leaves the door ajar.
Members of the commission he has set up are to go home and continue their studies. I guess this means the folks pushing for change will continue to sift through every ancient liturgy they can find until they can say, “Aha! Look here! In the fifth century in the Anatolian Auto cephalic Community of Nestorians a woman deacon (yes the word