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Perspectives Daily: The Future of Women Deacons

Fr. Matt Gworek

January 14, 2019
On January 15, the Center on Religion and Culture at Fordham University will be hosting "The Future of Women Deacons", a symposium on the Papal Study Commission on the Diaconate of Women in which members will speak publicly for the first time since Pope Francis created the Commission in 2016. The event can be viewed streaming live on our website beginning at 6:00 pm.

Here are the stories that we bring you on today's episode of Perspectives Daily:

  1. Pope Francis baptizes 27 babies in the Sistine Chapel.
  2. On the Baptism of the Lord, the Holy Father reminds the Angelus crowd about the importance of their baptism.
  3. Toronto Chinese Catholic Task-Force helps run university stem cell drives.
  4. Fordham's Center on Religion and Culture is hosting "Future of Women Deacons" symposium on Tuesday.
Phyllis Zagano, who will speak at Fordham University, is one of six women appointed by Pope Francis to the Study Commission on the Women's Diaconate. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:

That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
You can always catch past episodes of Perspectives Daily on our website listed here.