Perfectae Caritatis 17

What Vatican II said about religious dress:

The religious habit, an outward mark of consecration to God, should be simple and modest, poor and at the same becoming. In addition it must meet the requirements of health and be suited to the circumstances of time and place and to the needs of the ministry involved. The habits of both men and women religious which do not conform to these norms must be changed.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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