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TOPIC: SHOULD WOMEN USE WORSHIP VEIL IN THE CHURCH | Thechapelofgrace
The female Diaconate (the celibate deaconess ministry for virgins and widows) who catered for female catechumens especially during baptism, continued to a lesser extent in the Church, till about the 11th century, when it was overtaken or swallowed up by the conventual nuns. Reversal of this ‘clericalization’ of Church leadership began after the Reformation and …