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Old 27th February 2009, 07:15 PM
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Default Re: atheism & freemasonry - can they coexist?

It is true that religion actually has a lot less to do with it than people think and yes Catholics and Freemasons are oil and water.

If you think of it as men partaking of ancient rituals that are metaphors and symbolic acts from the past, the god thing really isn't so huge a deal. My husband joined because his father is a mason and it is a part of his family tradition. (Hubby says the Catholics don't like Freemasonry cos the mason don't believe in Jesus Christ as God; he says some of the ritual is based on the OT, some on the NT... and religion has very little to do with it).
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