Daily Archives: September 26, 2011

Can the Catholic Church Ordain Female Deacons?

by Joe Heschmeyer What are the Catholic Church’s reasons for not allowing women to be permanent deaconesses? Deaconesses seem much more justifiable both scripturally and by early Tradition. Are different arguments used against them, or the same (ie that the Twelve … Continue reading


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A Reflection on the Sin of Gossip

By: Msgr. Charles Pope One of the more under-rated categories of sin are the sins of speech. There are many ways we sin, but perhaps the most common way is by speech. Too easily, almost without thought, do we engage in … Continue reading

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