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Catholic Objections to Women’s Altar Service: Barred from the Sacred
Women in the Church

Catholic Objections to Women’s Altar Service: Barred from the Sacred

by Phyllis Zagano The question of women deacons continues to be discussed in the Catholic Church, and questions about women are again in the news. Whether the discussion is about priestly celibacy or about ordaining women to the diaconate, the common denominator is that women are unclean. In the Roman Catholic Church, marriage is a…

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