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Albert Pike, Statues, History and Hysteria English Featured 

Albert Pike, Statues, History and Hysteria

The current hysterics over the removal of public statuary seem to be continuing unabated across the U.S., and so it was inevitable that the decades-old controversies over the 11-foot tall bronze lump of Albert Pike on a pedestal in Washington D.C.’s Judiciary Square would once again capture the hearts and fury of the area scolds. One. More. Time. After all, it’s been a while, and society has the collective and institutional memory of a fruit bat these days. Seems like the 1990s when political hack, noted “Fascist demagogue,” and lunatic asylum escapee…

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'The Masonic Pub Crawl' by Robert Johnson English Featured 

‘The Masonic Pub Crawl’ by Robert Johnson

Many years ago when the Grand Lodge of Indiana was debating a resolution (which failed) to permit our lodges to allow alcohol in our buildings, accompanied by a raft of restrictions, limitations, qualifiers and requirements, all of the usual anti-hooch bromides poured forth from the floor of agitated delegates. One elderly brother angrily rose to his feet, wagged his finger in the air, and burst out, “If the founders of this fraternity ever discovered that this grand lodge is actually considering permitting alcohol anywhere near the inside of our Masonic…

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‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April English Featured 

‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April

This brand new five part documentary seeks to discover the truth behind the ancient rituals and closely-guarded practices of the world’s oldest social network, taking viewers exclusively behind the scenes in the run up to its 300th anniversary in 2017. Very excited to officially announce that the first episode of the forthcoming Sky 1 documentary series ‘Inside the Freemasons’ will air on the 17th April at 8pm.

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Le Grand-Maître du Grand Orient de France violemment agressé Featured Française 

Le Grand-Maître du Grand Orient de France violemment agressé

Le responsable du GODF, 51 ans, a indiqué avoir porté plainte. Une enquête pour «violences volontaires» a été ouverte et confiée à la Sûreté territoriale de Paris, a-t-on précisé de source policière. Les faits se sont produits vers 23h20 rue Cadet, dans le IXe, où se trouve le siège du Grand Orient. Une femme «armée d’un marteau» s’est «précipitée sur moi», a raconté Christophe Habas, qui a pu «la maîtriser avec l’aide de passants».

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