ROME (AFP) - The firstfor nuns debuts next month with the advent of "Miss Sister Italy," aimed at erasing a stereotype of nuns as being old and sad, a newspaper reported Sunday.
"Italian diocese of Modragone told the daily Corriere della Sera.are above all women and beauty is a gift from God," priest Antonio Rungi of the southern
"This contest will be a way to show there isn't just the beauty we see on television but also a more discrete charm," he added.
Nuns wishing to participate in the contest should send their picture to Rungi, who will publish it on his blog. Internet surfers can then vote for their favorite nun online.
You know the saying about the road to hell being paved with good intentions?
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UPDATE! What a shock, his superiors thought it was a bad idea. It's canceled. Reason triumphs.