In light of that, the old hippie yearning for women deacon(esse)s proposed by a Canadian bishop is almost beneath notice. And please don't post that there is precedent for this in the early Church, or that it doesn't involve ordination and thus wouldn't affect the teaching on Holy Orders. It is what it is: always and everywhere a prelude to women's priestly "ordination".
The reason for this post is to highlight the chasm that exists between orthodox Catholics and modernists on this and all the issues coming to a head at the moment. They demand "dialogue", but any dialogue is impossible. Consider these two paragraphs from the above article at STLToday: