Tag Archives: Pope Francis

The Deaconess Drama: Waiting for the Pope

The Pope recently said he would set up a commission to do a thorough study of the ancient practice of women deacons – what it meant and, presumably, how current practice might or might not change in the light of it. … Continue reading

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The Pope encourages us to face problems head-on

“We must not be afraid of problems.” That’s the word from Pope Francis in a homily he gave this morning at a Mass for workers in the Vatican.  “Workers”, meaning security guards and firemen, not bureaucrats (who also work, but it’s nice … Continue reading

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