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Papal Bulls against Masonry

Pope Date   Title
Clement XII Apr 28 1738   In Eminenti
Benedict XIV May 18 1751   Providas
Pius VII Sep 13 1821   Ecclesiam
Leo XII Mar 13 1825   Quo Graviora
Pius VIII Mar 25 1830 * Litteris altero
Pius IX Nov 9 1846 # Qui Pluribus
Pius IX Apr 20 1849 ? Quibus Quantisque Malis
Pius IX Dec 8 1864 # Quanta Cura
Pius IX Sep 25 1865   Multiplices Inter
Pius IX Oct 12 1869 # Apostolicae Sedis
Pius IX Nov 21 1873 ? Etsi Multa
Leo XIII Jun 29 1881 *# Diturnum
Leo XIII Feb 15 1882 # Etsi Nos
Leo XIII Mar 20 1884   Humanum Genus
Leo XIII Dec 22 1887 * Officio sanctissimo
Leo XIII Oct 15 1890   Dall'alto Dell'apostolico Seggio
(Listed in Coil as "Ab Apostolici")
Leo XIII Dec 8 1892 * Custodi di quella fede
Leo XIII Dec 8 1892 * Inimica vis
Leo XIII Jun 20 1894   Praeclara
Leo XIII Mar 18 1902   Annum Ingressi
Paul VI Nov 21 1964 # Unitatis redintegratio
Paul VI Oct 28 1965 # Nostra Aetate

Notes:

[These have been listed in Coil's Masonic Dictionary and other sources as bulls against Masonry. Some of them, while attacking the ideas of ecumenism or the primacy of civil (secular) society, do not mention Freemasonry by name.]

# = Documents only indirectly related to Freemasonry.
* = not included in Coil?
? = Documents listed in Coil's Encyclopedia but cannot be located. Not listed in *Papal Encyclicals* or *Papal Pronouncements*

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