Freemasonry and the Roman Catholic Church -- Summary
Bro. Bill Madison has supplied this comprehensive collection of
Papal announcements on Freemasonry, along with a time-line and other
The Craft and The Church
[Wyoming Lodge AF&AM, Melrose, Massachusetts]
[Albert Pike Lodge #1169 AF&AM, San Antonio, Texas]
August 20, 1995
This ZIP file contains basic text files which trace the relationship
between the Roman Catholic Church and Freemasonry. It is offered here
without further comment.
The files in this archive:
READ-ME.HTML Description of the files in this archive. This file.
BULL-???.??? Files containing those papal bulls which have
directly or indirectly affected Freemasonry. The
three ambiguous characters which are part of the
name are an index of the bull falling within a given
year. Those forming the extension are the last three
digits of the year of publication.
DECL-???.??? As above, but Conciliar declarations.
PLET-???.??? As above, but pastoral letters.
BULLS.LST A complete list of all major Church documents
affecting Freemasonry. All are included in this
archive, except as noted.
TIMELINE.TXT Chronological map of the subject history. Full text
versions (as of the date of this file) of items
flagged with a double asterisk (**) are included.
All other items are included only in abstract.
L-TAXIL.TXT While Leo Taxil is not, strictly speaking, a direct
part of this history, he has influenced it perhaps
more than any other single individual. This
biography by Alec Mellor traces the growth of
Taxil's hoax and provides some insight to his
possible motives. Captured from the INTERNET,
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