If there are female deacons will they dress like this?
female religious: “Why not construct an official commission that might study the question?”
Francis: “What were these female deacons?”
“Did they have ordination or no?"
“It seems useful to me to have a commission that would clarify this well.”
“I like hearing your questions because they make me think.”
A deacon is “is an ordained minister of the Catholic Church” and the step before one becomes a presbyter.
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