Sunday Best? Church Leaders Blush at "Casual Catholic" Dress
"Casual Friday" has become a staple of American office culture. But what about "Casual Sunday"?
For decades, houses of worship have been consecrated by tidy congregations in their very best dress. Trim suits and ties pulled straight enough to choke the fidgety young parishioner were the norm, anything less being sure to draw the scorn of the flock.
But the culture has changed, and with it the Church. For some preachers and priests, word of this "new day" is written not in any holy book, but rather on the T-shirts young worshippers now wear to Sunday Mass....
"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!!