Visitors wearing shorts or sleeveless shirts are not allowed in the Vatican after officialslaunched a campaign against "inappropriate clothing" forward YahooTravel. The dress code is valid until now regarding the entrance of St. Peter's Basilica, was extended toSt. Peter's Square.
The new dress code prohibits the presence of tourists dressed in shorts, miniskirts orbare shoulders are.
YahooTravel writes that this week, tourists who had not discovered the new rules werevery surprised when they were stopped by the Vatican's Swiss Guard members whohave asked to be covered or not will be left out.
Newspaper Daily Mail writes that many visitors have said that the Catholic Church is"hypocritical"by introducing these restrictions. A tourist from Bristol, James Smith, saidthe new law is "ridiculous. "