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Pope Appoints Women Deacons Commission

Pope Francis has created a special commission to examine the role of women deacons in the Catholic Church.   "After intense prayer and mature reflection, His Holiness has decided to institute the Commission for the Study of the Diaconate of Women," the Vatican press office said in a statement Tuesday.   The pope has appointed Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer, the secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith as president of the 13-member...

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