Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

DeaconChat highlights women who have “considered a call to the diaconate to share that discernment with the wider church.” (Credit: Screenshot from Catholicwomendeacons.org.)

Father Bob Bonnot of the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests said about the possibility of women deacons, “He (Pope Francis) has asserted often that we must find ways to enable more women to play servant-leadership roles in the church. This is one possibility that could touch the church from the Vatican to grass-roots parish ministry.”

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