Foreign News: Clerical Purity

Short sleeves and low-necked dresses are anathema at the Vatican, according to a ruling recently pointed out by Monsignor Marmaggi, newly appointed Apostolic Delegate from Yugo-Slavia, to a group of fashionable ladies who wished to visit the Pope.

Said Monsignor Marmaggi: " Only those decently dressed are allowed to enter. The Holy Father has forbidden immodest dresses in the palace."

A division between the modest and the immodest was made, and only the modest were allowed by the Swiss Guards to enter. Some of the immodest women went to nearby stores and bought tulle, with which...

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