General Norms for Restoring the Permanent Diaconate in the Latin Church Pope Paul VI
Basic Norms for the Formation of Permanent Deacons --- Directory for the Ministry and Life of Permanent Deacons Congregation for Catholic Education and the Congregation for the Clergy
Omnium in Mentem Pope Benedict XVI
National Directory for the Formation, Life and Ministry of Permanent Deacons in the United States U.S. Bishops
Deacons Are Configured to Christ the Servant Pope John Paul II
Deacons Serve the Kingdom of God Pope John Paul II
Deacon Has Many Pastoral Functions Pope John Paul II
Deacons Are Called to Life of Holiness Pope John Paul II

The Deacon as an Agent of Social Change Michael Connors, C.S.C.
The Deacon Offers an Ecclesiological View of the Present Day Challenges in the Church and Society Cardinal Walter Kasper
Pastoral Letter on the Permanent Diaconate Bishop Michael Malone
'Believe What You Read. Teach What You Believe. Practise What You Teach.' Bishop George Stack
Origin, Role and Importance of the Permanent Diaconate in the Airport Ministry Most Rev. Roberto Octavio Gonzalez Nieves, OFM
The Diaconate in Ignatious' Epistles Anastasios D. Salapatas
The Deaconess: New Sources in Medieval Pastoralia Samuel Klumpenhouwer
Letter to Catholic Women John N.Collins
When Women Were Deacons John Wijngaards
The Diaconate - A Ministry for Women in the Church Ida Raming
Did Deacons Preach? Father James Monroe Barnett
The Deacon at Eucharist Father Michael Gilligan
Conclusions Regarding the Female Diaconate Peter Hunermann
Diaconate Post-Ordination Survey, 2006-2007 Mary L. Gautier, Ph.D. and Tricia C. Bruce, Ph.D.
A Portrait of the Permanent Diaconate: A Study for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2009-2010 Mary L. Gautier, Ph.D. and Melissa A. Cidade, M.A.

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