Chad Pecknold , associate professor of theology and religious studies, was quoted in an Oct. 6 Washington Post article about a proposal at the Synod of Bishops on the Family that would enable women to be ordained as deacons.

From: The Washington Post Date: Oct. 6, 2015 Author: Michelle Boorstein

Chad Pecknold, a theologian at Catholic University, disagreed, saying it is "exceptionally clear" that deacons are like priests - ordained and part of the "holy orders."

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