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and finder of funny things’ — on the subject of ‘the theology of fashion’.
Again, she wore her favourite tiara clip, a leather jacket, black leather boots and a fashionable mustard- coloured bag. Women have worked very hard, whether they’re religious or not, to make sure that is the case.’Yesterday, it was business as usual for Rev Hitchiner.
She has her own theory on this: ‘There is that perception that religion is in a box with everything middle-aged and that everything else is in another box; or (as far as the clergy goes) that God is interested only in middle-aged men.
But it would be unfair to suggest that Rev Hitchiner became a priest simply because she thought wearing a dog collar might make her look groovy.
Rev Hitchiner says she was ‘shocked’ and ‘sad’, but adds that the issue has become an ‘unstoppable train. She gave a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent at St John’s Church in Central London, then returned in the evening for a carol service clad in traditional vestments and platform heels.
(not a complete list) of Broken Rites cases involving Catholic clergy and religious Brothers in Australia.
For her Twitter page, she selected a photograph of herself wearing a tiara-style hair clip.