Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

Event Series International Conference

The Ministry of Women and Diaconal Ordination in the Catholic Church

Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge 25 West Road Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Synod synthesis documents make it clear that there is a strong call across the Catholic Church for the recognition and development of women’s ministry in the Catholic Church. The inclusion of women in the diaconate, attested in the New Testament, is proposed by the Synod's Instrumentum Laboris as a means to enable this. Scholars including Prof Phyllis Zagano and Prof Bernard Pottier SJ, former members of the first Papal Commission on Women and Diaconate, will examine the historical diaconate of women and what it could offer for the whole Church now, as well as considering how to promote the wider [...]

£10 – £45