Religion: Brides of Christ

Last week, while Cloistered, first cinema ever taken inside a Catholic convent (TIME, June 1) was concluding a successful Manhattan showing, newspaper readers beheld the first close-up still photographs ever snapped in the U. S. to show young Catholic girls entering religious life. In the new chapel of Villa Lucia in Morristown, N. J., cameras clicked, floodlights glared when 21 Italianate young women renounced the world, took the simple vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, received the habit of the Maestre Pie Filippini (Religious Teachers of Philip) in the U. S....

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