The Catholic University of America

Chad Pecknold, associate professor, theology, was quoted in an article published in the National Catholic Register discussing the status of female deacons within the Catholic Church. See below.

Clearing the Air on Women Deacons

From: National Catholic Register
Date: June 6, 2016
Author: Judy Roberts

...“That document was really thorough,” said Chad Pecknold, associate professor of historical and systematic theology at The Catholic University of America. “It’s hard to imagine that they’re going to find out anything more.”

Pecknold said although some have seen the study as giving ambiguous advice, he thinks it went through the biblical, historical, doctrinal and liturgical evidence systematically and reached clear, though cautious, conclusions...

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