"They agreed that, with attendance at record lows, their peers are reluctant to alienate potential congregants with dress code warnings."
So they are panicing about the numbers game? Surely even they must realise that it is about more than just T.shirts and drooping neck-lines which is removing the modern pew-fillers from the religions!!
MET wrote: Typical smear piece mainly busting the chops of the Roman Catholic Church
Hey MET; do you think this'll change attitudes at the Vat? Perhaps Il Papa could appear in jeans and T.shirt with appropriate logo - such as "Benny16 Rules OK" 0r "Vat.1" - This might restore confidence in the followers after all the paedophile discoveries!!