Religion:Apostolic Deacon

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Short description: Cardinal deacon who served at a Papal Mass

In the past, an Apostolic Deacon was a cardinal deacon who served at a Papal Mass.[1] The Apostolic Deacon performed the role in the Papal Mass that is ordinarily performed by a Deacon at a regular Mass.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rev. Dr. Athanasius D. McVay, "The Greek Deacon of the Papal Rite of Mass (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)", Annales Ecclesiae Ucrainae blog, 9/27/2008