Religion: Immodesty

At Rome, Pope Pius offered a medal to that one of the Catholic Women's Diocesan Clubs that would evolve the most attractive modest fashion in women's clothing. The Clubs had inaugurated a campaign against immodest dress. The Pontiff's competition is divided into two parts: 1) a theoretic demonstration that immodest dress is silly, barbaric, uncultivated; 2) actual dress designs.


In Paris, La Semaine Religieuse, Catholic weekly, published general orders to the priesthood, advising refusal of the Holy Eucharist to women and girls in "decollete corsage or sleeves not covering the elbows." Other Paris...

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