Religion: Women Flayed

As did Revivalist Clovis Chapel at Emory University, other ecclesiastics flayed modern women last week:

Pope Pius: ". . . Indecency of women's fashions . . . need to abandon certain tolerances in dances and fashions, unworthy not only of Christians but of any creature with a feeling of human dignity."

Dr. G. H. Kersten, Dutch Reformed Fundamentalist, at Amsterdam: ". . . Church authorities are entirely justified in refusing to admit to confirmation or any of the Holy Sacraments, women who, by their attire and appearance, show that they are not yet ready to...

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