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Freemasonry or Masonry consists of fraternal organisations that trace their origins to the local ... Members of these organisations are known as Freemasons or Masons. There are ..... Unlike its predecessor, the 1983 Code of Canon Law did not explicitly name Masonic orders among the secret societies it condemns. It states: ...

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A Mason (or Freemason) is a member of a fraternity known as Masonry (or Freemasonry). .... But if Masonry is a secret society, it's the worst-kept secret in town.

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Dec 8, 2013 ... Welcome to the world of Freemasonry. True or false? The Masons are a secret society. "No. That's false," said UCLA history professor Margaret ...

www.npr.org/2009/09/16/112884584/secret-of-the-masons-its-not-so-secret

Sep 16, 2009 ... A visit to one of the locations in the novel, a prominent Masonic building in ... Still, Masonic secrecy often inspired opposition to the society.

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The California Masonic Foundation invests in public education in communities statewide through support for early literacy, college success, and other critically ...

www.themasonicsociety.com

President's Message, JTMS Issue #34, TMS 2016 Annual Conference.

www.nytimes.com/2006/10/04/nyregion/04masons.html

Oct 4, 2006 ... So the New York State Masons have followed other state Masonic societies in doing something that they would have once considered ...

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Mar 9, 2012 ... But dogged by this "secret society" image, the Freemasons have ... On Friday, the United Grand Lodge of England, the largest Masonic group in ...

www.gotquestions.org/free-masonry.html

Are Free Masons a men's fraternity or a cult? ... As a result, a Christian should not be a member of any secret society or organization that has any connection with ...

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The oldest document that makes reference to Masons is the Regius Poem, printed about 1390, which was a copy of an earlier work. In 1717, four lodges in ...