More than 60 representatives from different regions and dioceses in China met in Beijing and discussed the opportunities offered by the diaconate and the challenges that it brings for the Chinese Church
“Which place do you assign to the deacons in a diaconal church?”
Diakonia is our mission and the mission of all the Church. IDC President Klaus Kießling promised Pope Francis to stay faithful to the diaconal mission. And because the Pope himself is animated by the vision of a diaconal Universal Church, Kießling felt encouraged to ask a question: Which place do you assign to the deacons in a diaconal church?