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NCR Today: The new Vatican commission studying the possibility of allowing women to serve as deacons in the church will be meeting in Rome Nov. 25-26.
WOMEN DEACONS?: ESSAYS WITH ANSWERS
Edited by Phyllis Zagano
Published by Liturgical Press, 270 pages, $24.95
Simply Spirit: If the diaconate and priesthood are not irrevocably linked, there is strong precedent for ordaining women deacons.
Some members are clearly supportive of the possibility of women serving as deacons, while others says there is no firm historical precedent to follow.