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“Deaconesses”: Phoebe A Red Herring

“Deaconesses,” Strictly Speaking, Never Existed On Francis’ New “Deaconess” Panel by John Vennari   - Catholic Family News If “deaconesses” are approved, we will face an embarrassing imitation of contemporary Protestant practice – ministerettes in goofy robes pretending to be men, usurping activities that belong to the priest alone.  There never was nor can there ever be the office of...