The governing body of the Church of England is expected to decide this week whether clergy should be banned from wearing clothing that is either skimpy or carries a message that indicates a departure from the denomination’s doctrines, while leading a worship service.

“Where a minister adopts a form of dress other than vesture of a form specified in this canon, the form of dress so adopted must be seemly and must not be such as to be indicative of a departure from the doctrines now contained in the formularies of the Church of England,” reads the text that will be taken up for approval during the General Synod this week, according to The Telegraph. This is one of the several changes to the canon law that the decision-making body is to consider during its meeting. FULL REPORT