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  • Women’s role in Amazon church does not depend on diaconate, sisters say

    Women’s role in Amazon church does not depend on diaconate, sisters say

    • Oct 19, 2019

    Whether or not the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon helps open the door to ordaining women deacons, women will continue to play a fundamental role in ministry in the church in the region, religious sisters said.

  • Women are more than just a pretty face, bishop says

    Women are more than just a pretty face, bishop says

    • Sep 24, 2019

    As Catholic women continue to push for more leadership in the Church, at least one member of the ecclesial hierarchy has said the general mindset on women must break from antiquated categories and delve into what they actually bring to the table.

  • Women play outsized role in missionary activity in Amazon

    Women play outsized role in missionary activity in Amazon

    • Sep 9, 2019

    The suggestion of a need to identify the “type of official ministry that can be conferred on women” included in the working document of the upcoming Synod for the Pan-Amazon region has been controversial, but Bishop Adriano Ciocca Vasino of the Territorial Prelature of São Félix in Brazil thinks the document is “timid” about the role of the women in the region, which he says “in many communities is already diaconal.”

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