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Jim Shaw, the demitted 33rd degree Freemason, who resigned from Masonry after becoming a Christian wrote in his book The Deadly Deception: "there is underlying all Masonic thinking and writing, an attitude and spirit of elitism which says, "Masonry is not for everyone, just for the select few." At the same time Masonry teaches it is the only true religion and that all other religions are but corrupted and perverted forms of Masonry.

This is both elitist and contradictory, in that it leaves no hope for the non-elite to ever be able to find the "true religion." Freemasonry proudly proclaims it makes good men better; but this leaves no provision for bad men to ever be able to become good."

He continues: "It is significant, I think, that those whom Masonry rejects and excludes are the very ones Jesus sought out to accept and minister to:

The Lodge excludes and rejects the blind, for they cannot see to engage in the signs and due-guards;

it rejects the crippled and maimed, for they cannot assume the body positions necessary for the signs and due-guards.

The deaf are excluded because they cannot hear the "secret" words.

The poor are excluded, for they cannot pay the fees and dues.

The mentally challenged are rejected because they cannot memorize the correct questions and answers to be recited in rituals in order to function in the Lodge.

The emotionally ill are rejected because they cannot be trusted with the "secrets."

Historically, blacks and women have been excluded simply because they are considered unsuitable."

"Jesus, on the other hand proclaims that "whosoever will, may come" and receive His gift of redemption and that all may "take the water of life freely" (Rev. 22:17). He especially reached out to the blind, the crippled, the mentally challenged and mentally ill, the poor and the unwanted - the very ones Masonry excludes and rejects (as unworthy)."

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Freemasonry in the News

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Vatican/U.K. - EWTN: Pope ordered Card. Burke to clean out Freemasons from the Knights of Malta - 11/01/2017

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Vatican - Rorate Caeli: The ralliement (rally) of Leo XIII - 18/03/2015

Vatican - TruthSeeker.com: Henry Makow: Pope Said Freemasonry is Satanism (Pope Leo XIII) - 28/11/2014

Vatican - Voice of the Family: Synod closes day before 75th anniversary of pro-family encyclical - 17/10/2014

Vatican - Town Hall: American Life League Asks Vatican to Declare Planned Parenthood "Enemy of the Church" - 11/10/2014

Vatican - Live Action News: Campaign asks Pope to declare Planned Parenthood an enemy of the Catholic church - 27/08/2014

Vatican - Catholic News Agency: St. Maximilian Kolbe and living in the present tense - 14/08/2014

Vatican - Eponymous Flower Blog: Was Karl Rahner a Freemason? - 30/07/2014

Vatican - Eponymous Flower Blog: The Secret Council -- Second Vatican Council and Freemasonry (Concilio Secreto Book) - 17/06/2014

Vatican - Catholic 4 Life Blog: “I’d like to know what you think Pope Francis of Freemasonry!!!” - 16/06/2014

Vatican - EvilYoshida.com: Top Vatican Cardinal: 'Freemasons Have Direct Influence in Politics' - 03/04/2014

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France/Vatican - Gloria TV: Vatican punishes French priest for being a Freemason - 25/05/13

France/Vatican - France 24: French priest defrocked after refusing to forsake Freemasonry - 25/05/13

Catholic Blog: Bishop Pontier, new President of the Bishops' Conference of France is a Freemason - 24/04/13

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Education Forum: Mr. George Bush of the CIA (11.23.63) - 10/11/10

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Translation: 'The kingpin P2 also responds on your contact Isabel Peron' - 10/11/10

Translation: 'Licio Gelli's voice comes across the phone line from his home in Villa Wanda' - 10/11/10

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Air Maria: About your local windowless Masonic Temple - Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia Homily - 12/08/10

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New York Times - Latin Mass Appeal: Vatican II Liturgy Architect Bro. Annibale Bugnini - 26/11/09

PHOTO: Brazilian Catholic Bishop gave Masonic speech inside Masonic Temple Lodge Room in 2009 - 23/08/09

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FW Blog: Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone Freemason Handshake - 03/07/09

Lifesite: Heroically Pro-Life Brazilian Archbishop's Resignation Accepted Under Cloud of Vatican Newspaper Misrepresentation - 01/07/09

FW Blog: Masters & Jesters - 2008 Pope Benedict Arrival Ceremony Andrews AFB - 15/04/08

FW Blog: 2007 St. Peter's Nativity Scene Scandal - 01/12/07

The Hans Küng X-Files: Exiled Theologian Hans Kueng Earns "Culture Award of German Freemasons" For a Lifetime of Service to 'the Craft' - 20/05/07

Priest ires Catholics by receiving German Masonic 'honor' - 20/05/07

Masonic Lodge Membership is Gravely Sinful, Vatican Official Says - 05/03/07

Italian priest joins Masons - 19/02/07

Membership in the Masons, by Father Edward McNamara, Professor of Liturgy Regina Apostolorum University - 06/02/07

'Propaganda Due' @ All Experts - 08/01/07

Pope's visit to Turkey and the DaVinci Code theory - 27/11/06

Vatican affirms bishop's excommunication of Call to Action, Planned Parenthood, Freemasons - 12/08/06

Dioceses of Lincolns' traditional policies cited as reason for leading United States in Priest and Nun Vocations, healthy and well supported Catholic Schools - 12/08/06

Marcinkus: silent witness to Calvi mystery - 21/02/06

Another 'Convenient Death' in P2 Case? Controversial Archbishop Paul Marcinkus Found Dead in his Arizona home before he can be suppeonaed to testify at Calvi Trial - 21/02/06

The case of God's Banker: Roberto Calvi the trial begins - 06/10/05

'God's Banker' murder trial opens - 06/10/05

Italy opens trial into death of "God's banker" - 06/10/05

Key facts on Roberto Calvi murder trial - 06/10/05

Pope Benedict Beatifies 12 Mexican Catholics tortured and murdered by Freemasons during 1920's Cristero Uprising - 02/09/05

P2 Grand Master Lucio Gelli probed in Roberto Calvi murder - 20/07/05

Divine Signs: The Papacy's confrontation with Freemasonry - 22/04/05

Four face trial over 1982 death of banker - 19/04/05

Four indicted in death of 'God's banker' - 19/04/05

P2 Masonic Conspiracy: Four Charged in Murder of Roberto Calvi - 18/04/05

Four indicted over 1982 murder with links to Chicago archdiocese (Print and Video) - 18/04/05

Italian Panel Reopens Probe Into '81 Attack on Pope After John Paul II's Revelations in His Latest Book - 24/02/05

God's Banker death mystery deepens as coroner robbed of files in Rome - 04/05/04

Mafia squad probe Calvi bag theft - 04/05/04

An end to the mystery of God's Banker? - 31/03/04

Vatican Upholds Excommunications of Freemasons - 27/03/04

Four go on trial for murder of God's banker - 17/03/04

Calvi murder linked to missing $70m - 18/02/04

Mafia trial over Calvi - 16/10/03

Family finds vindication in their campaign after Italian Coroner rules Roberto Calvi's death was murder, not suicide - 04/11/02

Vatican-Columbia: Priest who fought Freemasons beatified by the Pope - 09/04/00

'God's Banker' exhumed - 16/12/98

Body of 'God's banker' to be exhumed - 10/11/98

Light to be Thrown on Murky Death of Italian Banker Calvi - 10/11/98

Gelli deported back to Italy - 16/10/98

Gelli extradition approved - 07/10/98

Gelli attempted suicide - 14/09/98

Gold found in Gelli's plantpots - 13/09/98

Fugitive Italian banker arrested - 11/09/98

Corriere della Sera: Incompatibility between a judge position and free masonery - 20/01/95

Further Reading

A Certain Point Within A Circle - The Masonic 'Family'

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First Things: 28:19, 28:42, 29:08, 30:05, 30:11, 31:53, 33:22 & 33:33

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Masters & Jesters: 43:07, 44:20 & 44:40