Jimmy Akin answers a caller who asks if women in the early Church could become deaconesses.
Jimmy Akin was born in Texas and grew up nominally Protestant. At age 20 he experienced a profound conversion to Christ. Planning on becoming a Protestant pastor or seminary professor, Jimmy started an intensive study of the Bible, but the more he immersed himself in Scripture, the more he found...
150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know Scripture is your guide to what matters most in life. If you're not familiar with it, Patrick Madrid's 150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know can ease you in. If you regularly read and pray with Scripture, these verses will provide you rich food for thought.
"Love men, slay error; without pride be bold in the truth, without cruelty fight for the truth."
~ Augustine of Hippo, prescribing sincerest love for the erring with keen repugnance for the error to which they cling, anticipating the very definition of true civic tolerance, as detailed in the article Religious Toleration.