From Warhammer 40k - Lexicanum
Deacons are a rank within the Adeptus Ministorum and the caretakers of the body's Creed Temporal. They operate in dioceses alongside the Cardinals, whom they are subordinate to.
Types of Deacons
- Arch-Deacon: Oversees the Creed Temporal activities within their respective diocese.
- Deacon: Responsible for distributing the Ecclesiarchy's wealth to Ministorum activities in their diocese.
- Deans: Collect dues from the faithful.
- Gotz - took part in the Taros Campaign.
- 1: Dark Heresy: Blood of Martyrs, pg. 17
- 2: Imperial Armour Volume Three - The Taros Campaign, pg. 41