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German defense minister calls for women deacons

February 21, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: “And I am for the abolition of celibacy,” added Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who also leads the Christian Democratic Union, the nation’s largest political party. “It would help to make more people enthusiastic to serve the Church.”

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Feb. 21, 2020 7:51 PM ET USA

    Although canon law generally confines itself to _de jure_ schisms, God as the final arbiter of justice recognizes _de facto_ schisms when He sees them.