Does the Church discourage women from wearing pants?


#1

I was wondering if there has been any church documents on encouraging women not to wear pants?

My other question is why women do not wear veils to mass anymore and should they?


#2

Lovebug7,

These links should be helpful in understanding the Church’s teachings on women’s dress and on veiling. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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Must women wear veils in church?
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Head coverings at Mass by Jimmy Akin
Don’t Wear That Mini to Mass by Benjamin D. Wiker


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