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To: Augustine22

Sungenis is really far out of the mainstream. For example, he thinks that women are required to cover their heads in church, which is not true.

Moral of this story: don’t believe everything you read on the internet. Just because some guy has a blog, it doesn’t mean that he knows what he’s saying or that he is truthful.


28 posted on 11/17/2007 1:35:28 PM PST by steadfastconservative
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To: steadfastconservative

You wrote:

“Sungenis is really far out of the mainstream. For example, he thinks that women are required to cover their heads in church, which is not true.”

Actually, if I am not mistaken, Sungenis says that it was in the 1917 Code and that it was a custom for which no canon law was ever put forward overturning it. Yes, the Code of 1983 superceded the 1917 Code, but it seems to me that it was still a long standing custom (over 1900 years!) and that there was no reason to overturn it. I attend the old Latin Mass and women wearing veils is a common sight.

“Moral of this story: don’t believe everything you read on the internet. Just because some guy has a blog, it doesn’t mean that he knows what he’s saying or that he is truthful.”

True enough, but Sungenis does have a worthwhile argument in favor of women wearing veils and it was certainly a venerable custom that should not have ended.


30 posted on 11/17/2007 4:27:08 PM PST by vladimir998 (Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ. St. Jerome)
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To: steadfastconservative

Good point steadfast. People listen to too many kooks just because they act like they’re authorities or something.

And on the veils I read both sides. Women can wear them or not. It’s not a requirment. Sugenis writes like he thinks he a bishop or a prophet or something. He’s dangerous like a cult imo. And the way some people stick with him no matter what makes it even more like a cult to me. Its a cult way of looking at things, not Catholic.

When a bishop puts his foot down like he did with Sugenis (and the bishop’s got a real good conservative rep from what I read) there’s a very very big problem.

Sugenis lied about a lot of things and he can’t even get an imprimatur anymore. He’s just not honest, imo.

But some people are really into personalities. Not me! I’ll stay right in the bosom of the Church. Personalities are for cults, Jim Jones and guys like Sugenis and his followers. No thanks.


31 posted on 11/17/2007 6:28:29 PM PST by Dmetrius (Sungenis under interdict)
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To: steadfastconservative

Point well taken, Steadfast (on bloggers, websites). Thanks!


35 posted on 11/17/2007 7:59:40 PM PST by Augustine22
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