Thank you for the Last Word by Damian Barry Smyth (“Fitting Service,”January 28). I was fascinated by the history of this document and researched comments on women in the diaconate in the Eastern churches. I’d like to know what the Roman hierarchy has to say about this—surely it has been known...
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