Can you find some info on women deacons?


I am looking for early (Council of Nicea?) statements about the non-ordination of women as deacons and the statement of the International Theological Commission on the issue. Thanks.
George T. Montague, S.M.


Hi Father,

Here is the Council of Nicea on the subject:

I started with the original Catholic Encyclopedia:


The other info I found by simply using Google. I mention this because it’s such a valuable tool. A good amount of the information we give here anyone could get by simply checking a search engine and the original Catholic Encyclopedia on line.

Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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