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Brothers All: Spanish Freemasonry cheers Francis’ New Encyclical on Human Fraternity
This should come as absolutely no surprise: On Oct. 5, 2020, only one day after the release of “Pope” Francis’ latest encyclical letter, Fratelli Tutti, the Grand Orient Freemasons of Spain published a statement praising the “papal” document for its adoption and propagation of Freemasonic ideas, by which Francis necessarily also rejects the Catholic Church’s historic condemnations of the Lodge. The well-informed Spanish blog InfoVaticana broke the story the very same day.
The Grand Lodge’s communiqué can be accessed here. The pertinent portion states:
Three hundred years ago, the birth of Modern Freemasonry took place.