Chad Pecknold, associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about a proposal at the Synod of Bishops on the Family that would enable women to be ordained as deacons.
Archbishop urges Pope Francis’s synod on the family: Consider allowing female deacons
From: The Washington Post
Date: Oct. 6, 2015
Author: Michelle Boorstein
Chad Pecknold, a theologian at Catholic University, disagreed, saying it is “exceptionally clear” that deacons are like priests — ordained and part of the “holy orders.”
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