When two Grand Lodges are not in amity, inter-visitation is not allowed.19 20 Grand Lodges Main article: Grand Lodge Grand Lodges and Grand Orients are independent and sovereign bodies that govern Masonry in a given country, state, or geographical area (termed a jurisdiction ).Candidates for Freemasonry are progressively initiated into Freemasonry, first in the degree of Entered Apprentice.

The ugle now states that "Freemasonry does not seek to replace a Mason's religion or provide a substitute for." 2 In contrast to Catholic allegations of rationalism and naturalism, Protestant objections are more likely to be based on allegations of mysticism, occultism, and even.72 Today, it is frequently used to refer to only the Liberal jurisdictions typified by the Grand Orient de France.Come to Mason and stay for the fun!

Mey-suh n noun a person whose trade is building with units of various natural or artificial mineral products, as stones, bricks, cinder blocks, or tiles, usually with the use of mortar or cement as a bonding agent.96 A number of Papal pronouncements have been issued against Freemasonry.There are many reasons one Grand Lodge will withhold or withdraw recognition from another, but the two most common are Exclusive Jurisdiction and Regularity.