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Building the Case for Women Deacons

Salt + Light Media

Dr. Phyllis Zagano, Senior Research Associate in Residence in the Department of Religion was interviewed by Salt + Light Media about building the case for admitting women to the diaconate and her service on Pope Francis’ commission to study women deacons in the Catholic Church.

Dr. Zagano has been widely published on the subject of women deacons and is one of six women to serve on this commission. Her books include Holy Saturday: An Argument for the Restoration of the Female Diaconate in the Catholic Church.  She is a Fulbright scholar and the 2014 recipient of the Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice.

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