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Vatican's New Saints: Carlo Acutis And Others & No Female Deacons in the Catholic Church?

Pope Francis has authorized the recognition of miracles for several blessed, including Carlo Acutis, paving the way for their canonization. Additionally, he addressed various issues, accepting the resignation of Archbishop Gabriel Antonio Mestre, clarifying that women cannot become deacons with holy orders, condemning euthanasia as a failure of love, and urging the abolition of human trafficking.

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Andreas Thonhauser is EWTN Vatican Bureau Chief. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the WU Executive Academy in Vienna and a Master’s degree in German Philology/Anglistics and Americanistics from the University of Vienna. Prior to joining EWTN, Thonhauser worked as the Director of External Affairs for a global human rights organization, and for several media outlets in Vienna, Austria.


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