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Making, ordaining, and consecrating

When I was confirmed, nearly 50 years ago, I learnt of the consecration of bishops, the ordination of priests, and the making of deacons. Although it seems still to be customary to consecrate bishops, I frequently read of the priesting of priests and the ordination of deacons. Has the terminology changed, or is this an informal usage that the layman can ignore?

Because some were trying to score points concerning the "making of deaconesses" and ...

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