Monday, 17 October 2011
I am reading about Freemasonry. It is like trying to find your way through a dark forest where there are so many false trails. Some of the videos on YouTube are, frankly, ridiculous. Others look good. One or two are apparently reliable. I have now read three books on the subject and I am dipping into another. I will post more on this subject later. For now I can assure anyone who wants to know that the top group of Masons are involved in things that are not only unacceptable to Christians but are dangerous to the well-being of the world (as I see it). In case there are any Catholic Masons reading this, you need to know that Cardinal Ratzinger (now Pope) reiterated the Church's ruling against Masonic membership - it is classed as a "grave sin" and prevents one receiving Holy Communion. Some Masons tell Catholics what amount to lies about this. By the way, no modern Pope has been a Mason though - sadly and rather scarily - it is said that there are Masons not too far away from the Papal apartments. I knew one archbishop who told a group of us priests (on pilgrimage once) that he knew who they were and that they scattered when he went to the Vatican. I suppose his grace was exaggerating - but exaggeration is usually based on truth.