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Islamic Matrimony and Freemasonry

As a Freemason I get asked many questions regarding Freemasonry, and some prove very difficult to answer, and this one is no exception. The question is “can a Muslim man with 2-4 wives become a Freemason?” This is known as polygyny (where a man may marry more than one woman); …

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Is Al Jazeera looking for Iran’s terrorism in a forum

In the article on the Arabic side of Al-Khabar entitled “Is Al Jazeera looking for Iran’s terrorism in a forum” there was reference to Freemasonry and conspiracy theories referred to by Al Jazeera in a YouTube video entitled “Does Freemasonry govern the world and the arrival of presidents in the …

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Leadership in Freemasonry compared to business

How does leadership differ between Freemasonry and business? First we should discuss leadership in general; what are the qualities required for great leadership? Much has been written on the subject of business leadership, the following is a list of 10  leadership qualities (but note the very first and last quality): …

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Why Catholics are forbidden to be Freemasons – 5

The unification of Italy was mostly over by 1860, except for Rome; Florence was declared the capital city. In 1870 Italian troops entered Rome, ending more than 1000 years of Papal control over the city. However, the Pope did not accept unification over the peninsula and took refuge in the …

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Why Catholics are forbidden to be Freemasons – 4

The previous article took us through the years leading towards the Unification of Italy and a little regarding French Freemasonry, especially the Grand Orient of France. In this article we shall return to the beginning of the 19th century and discuss the formation and membership of Italian Freemasonry, namely the …

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Islam and Freemasonry

Can a Muslim become a Freemason? The answer is, of course, yes. He must meet the same the criteria as everyone else for membership, which has been explained in previous papers published by Al-Khabar. This answer could equally apply to any monotheistic religion. In Freemasons Lodges there is always an …

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A Little of Freemasonry

Freemasonry often gets a lot of bad press, strangely it’s usually the result of secrecy, but as Freemasonry is not a secret society, the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE), the English and Welsh Grand Lodge, decided a few years ago that “enough is enough” and opened the doors of …

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Clandestine and Pseudo Freemasonry

The word “Freemason” and its derivatives do not belong to anyone in particular, therefore they can be used by anyone, and they are. To this end the United Grand Lodge of England (UGLE) has added a clarification to the existing description of the various types of groups that use the …

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Why Catholics are forbidden to be Freemasons – 3

In previous articles on this subject, we saw that Freemasonry in continental Europe expanded to such a level that it was impossible to keep up with all the additional degrees. Initially the Grand Orient of France (finally adopting this name in 1773) followed pure Freemasonry, but as stated in the …

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Charity, what is it really?

Everyone understands the meaning of charity, don’t they? I am sure they do, which makes an article about charity all the more difficult, but it is a vast subject, here are some points of view and information on Masonic and other charitable givers. So why charity, can’t governments provide for …

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