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  • Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

    Catholic groups launch conversation about female deacons

    • Jun 18, 2017

    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.”

  • Pope Francis is mulling a proposal on bishop accountability

    • Apr 20, 2015

    HARTFORD, Conn. — The Vatican’s special commission on clergy sexual abuse has given Pope Francis a proposal on how to punish bishops who failed to protect minors from sexual abuse by clergy under their oversight. Marie Collins, a member of the panel — formally known as the Pontifical Commission for