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Brooklyn Diocese Interviews Dr. Phyllis Zagano About Her Vatican Appointment

Brooklyn Diocese

Dr. Phyllis Zagano, Senior Research Associate in Residence in the Department of Religion, was interviewed by the Brooklyn Diocese recently about her appointment to serve on a commission established by Pope Francis to study the question of women deacons. Dr. Zagano is the author of Holy Saturday: An Argument for the Restoration of the Female Diaconate in the Catholic Church.  She is also a Fulbright scholar and the 2014 recipient of the Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice.

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Ginny Greenberg

Ginny Greenberg is director of public relations and an alumna of Hofstra University.

Email her at prpgse@hofstra.edu .

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