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'This is about wearing something beautiful to give glory to God,' says Bishop Domenico Mogavero.

This article titled “Italian bishop turns heads with Giorgio Armani vestments” was written by Tom Kington in Rome, for The Guardian on Tuesday 3rd May 2011 19.36 UTC

The devil may wear Prada, but a Sicilian bishop has set out to show Satan does not have a stranglehold on designer clothing by ordering new vestments from Giorgio Armani.

Bishop Domenico Mogavero drew compliments from churchgoers when he turned out for mass on Monday on the Mediterranean island of Pantelleria in green silk vestments designed by Armani and decorated with symbols of vines, wheat, shells and starfish.

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