2. jun. 2017 The Catholic Church doesn't ordain women to the permanent diaconate. But that hasn't always been the case. Phyllis Zagano, one of the leading experts on the question and a member of Pope Francis' commission to study it, has written a number of books that present the historical evidence and theological rationale for instituting the permanent deaconate for women.
3. jun. 2017 Pope Francis' commission to study women deacons in the Catholic Church is quietly conducting their work. In this rare interview, commissioner and leading expert on the topic Phyllis Zagano discusses three of her books that build the case for admitting women to the diaconate today.