Bishop Voderholzer expects no surprises from Pope Francis’s commission to examine the question of female deacons
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The possible ordination of female deacons is a “sign of the times,” Bishop Fürst said.
“The young bishop gained a reputation for charm and humor; he became a frequently sought-out speaker for any function, secular or religious.”
“One can, and indeed should, discuss all things.”
Note: This essay was first published by Public Orthodoxy, a blog of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center at Fordham University, on March 7, 2016. Republished with permission. The Orthodox world is buzzing with the recent news report on the ordination of deaconesses in the Patriarchate of Alexandria. To the best of our knowledge, the ordination […]
Some brief comments on Pope Francis’ address to the participants of a congress on liturgical music.
Among those behind the 1970 proposal were now-cardinals Walter Kasper and Karl Lehmann, and theologian Joseph Ratzinger (later Pope Benedict XVI).
“The historical tradition is very complex.”
What would you do, if faced with a similar situation?
Is Bishop Malloy’s letter an abrogation of Summorum Pontificum? Or is it simply an exercise of pastoral governance in his diocese?