John Paul II affirmed the validity of Anglican Diaconate?
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No, it's not that John Paul II affirmed the validity of orders (although kissing Williams' ring was one of the most asinine things he ever did).

The diaconate is not necessary for the valid reception of the priesthood, so one could be ordained a priest without having first been a deacon. The diaconate should have been given for at least liceity's sake, but...
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Re: John Paul II affirmed the validity of Anglican Diaconate? - by Miserere_Nobis - 05-24-2014, 07:33 AM



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