The Pope’s discussion group on women deacons has met and made some sort of report and of course the feminists have been pushing this envelope for some time. 
In a 2012 article arguing for the ordination of women to the diaconate, feminist author Phyllis Zagano reported on a private conversation with then Cardinal Ratzinger. When asked about the possibility of women deacons he replied, “It is under study.” Is it possible to have women in the diaconate, or is it just as impossible as women’s ordination to the priesthood?
The question is clouded by the strong feelings on both sides of the