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"Jon":3a1twcew wrote:
I believe a Vatican commission some years ago determined that since there cannot be women bishops or women priests there could not be deaconesses. In other words since women could not be elevated to the highest order of Holy Orders that they could not receive the sacrament at all.[/quote:3a1twcew]
simple answers are complicated and twisted and not given – the Church is always right but does not always know how or why – as with women priests so also with Adam and Eve – imho Adam represented humankind and not just mankind whereas Eve only represented womankind,so also is the case with men as Priests at the altar representing humankind – a man carries x and y chromosomes = male and female, a woman carries only xx female chromosomes as I read it – any comments – twinc