Deacons

Kimberly F. Baker January 08, 2018
An interview with Cardinal Joseph Tobin on the changing place of women in the church.
DeaconChat highlights women who have “considered a call to the diaconate to share that discernment with the wider church.” Screenshot from Catholicwomendeacons.org
Their actions of several Catholic groups follow the appointment of a panel of experts set up by Pope Francis to consider the controversial question.
Pope Francis closes the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica before a Mass to conclude the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy at the Vatican Nov. 20. In concluding the Holy Year, the pope called for mercy to become a permanent part of the lives of believers. (CNS photo/Maria Grazia Picciarella, pool)
Luke Hansen, S.J. June 09, 2017
Parts of us are afraid and behind locked doors. Parts of our society are afraid and behind locked doors. Parts of our church are afraid and behind locked doors.
Leah Libresco February 01, 2017
Diversity brings opportunity, but leaky roofs and aging priests bring challenges to American parishes.
The Editors December 05, 2016
This video has been edited. The transcript below reflects a full record of this part of the discussion.  ModeratorJames Martin, S.J.Editor-at-large for America Media  PanelistsNancy DallavalleTheologian and vice president for mission and identity at Fairfield University Deacon Gr
Natalia Imperatori-Lee November 06, 2016
Rigid complementarity cheats both men and women of their full humanity.