Jan 18 '17 14:30

A Dutch court denied Pastafarian Mienke de Wilde from Nijmegen permission to wear a colander on her head in the photo for her driver's license, AD reports.

De Wilde belongs to the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, which was acknowledged as an official religion in the Netherlands a year ago. Part of the religion is that followers - Pastafarians - should wear colanders on their heads. As such, De Wilde wanted to do so on the photo on her driver's license.

Aug 2 '16 10:54

Pastafarians - believers in the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster - are not allowed to wear colanders on their heads while taking the picture for their ID card, the court in Groningen ruled

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