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Freemasonry in Russia and Poland Dr Ernest Friedrichs

Freemasonry in Russia and Poland

Dr Ernest Friedrichs

Published June 30th 2012
ISBN : 9781478154891
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104 pages
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In Russia and Poland as well as in Austria it was political opinions and political currents of thought that dug its grave.The most zealous and the most active of these grave-diggers were those who everywhere and at all times from the first day of itsMoreIn Russia and Poland as well as in Austria it was political opinions and political currents of thought that dug its grave.The most zealous and the most active of these grave-diggers were those who everywhere and at all times from the first day of its existence to the present day have striven to kill freemasonry, viz: - in Roman Catholic countries the Clerical, in Russia the Orthodox Party.They were not very particular about the means used in trying to suppress it, and many a Brother was obliged on account of his love for the Brethren and his neighbours to give up all his goods and chattels and suffer imprisonment or exile for many years.It is true that their treatment at the hands of the Inquisition in Italy, Spain and Portugal, was still worse and more cruel.But little by little a healthier state became the lot of those afflicted countries, and today Freemasonry is again in a flourishing condition there.In Russia, however, it still sleeps the sleep of death--as is also the case in Austria