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  • Background to recent attempts to found a Grand Lodge of Monaco

    17 December 2010

    In an article published in the l’Express magazine (a French weekly business publication),(March 18-24 2010 issue), columnist and blogger, François Koch explained the attempts being made by foreign Masonic lodges, the GLNF under F.Stifani, in particular,...

  • Past and Future

    17 December 2010

    Past and future can coexist in our renovations of the GLNF Since December 4th, over one year ago, thousands of brethren who can no longer bear to see their Grand Lodge plunging into the irregularities committed by its governance, have risen up in an unprecedented...

  • The African Connection

    17 December 2010

    The following is a translation of an article written by a regular contributor, César du Bar de la Marine, that appeared in the PACA (Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur) myosotis blog on Novembre 17th. http://le-myosotis-paca.over-blog.com/article-du-gabon-a-djibouti-61199662.html...

  • The African Connection – Act II

    18 December 2010

    BB who follow events on LML in English will have had a first look at the connections between the GLNF and the heads of state of a number of African countries. It is interesting to note that in a number of cases these same heads of state (who just happen...

  • An Appeal for Dignity

    19 December 2010

    The following is a translation of an article published on Friday, December 17th on the Myosotis Languedoc Roussillon blog. I know nothing about “Furax” the B who wrote it, I’ve never met him but I feel it expresses the true feelings of thousands of grassroots...

  • A new declaration (Mark Master Masons of France)

    19 December 2010

    Following the important recent declaration made conjointly by the Supreme Commanders of other "Orders" or "Rites" (to use words that occur frequently in French Masonic usage,) it is the turn of the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons...

  • More background to the founding of a Grand Lodge of Monaco

    20 December 2010

    Article published originally by César of Bar de la Marine, on Provence Côte d’Azur (PACA) blog, November 10, 2010. Brèves-Pravda 53* most proudly informs us that the GLNF will be participating at the Consecration of the Regular National Grand Lodge of...

  • 2 Joint Communiqués of the 3 Major Regular Rites in France

    21 December 2010

    Our English, American, Australian and New Zealand readers (LML in English has gone global !!) may not be aware that masonry in general in France differs greatly in its structural organisation to what you are used to. You tend to have a single national...

  • The Super Prefects

    21 December 2010

    The first chapter of « How to be a Successful Dictator in 5 Easy Lessons » teaches you to totally centralise your power and to concentrate the day to day policing of your programme in the hands of a very small number of hand-picked, completely faithful...

  • What is it like to be Fletcher Christian?

    22 December 2010

    We haven't yet placed Captain Bligh in a rowing boat and pushed him out into La Seine. He remains on the 3rd floor of his besieged bunker. He calls us a "handful" of mutineers". Except that this handful now numbers over 20,000 Brothers out of a total...

  • Dissension In The Ranks

    22 December 2010

    Over the past month the governing bodies of the 3 major Rites practiced in Lodges of the GLNF have expressed their concern at the internal strife affecting what should be peace and harmony. Then 3 neighbouring Grand Lodges expressed similar concern. Over...

  • Dissension In The Ranks – Now We Know Why

    22 December 2010

    In a previous article “Dissension In The Ranks” (LML in English, December 22nd) I stated I didn’t have all the facts concerning why an entire Lodge issued the declaration. Now we know why : (see “Merci Jean-François”, Myosotis Brie Champagne, December...

  • Merry Christmas to Brethren No Matter Where You Are

    23 December 2010

    (And No Matter What Language You Speak) AFRIKAANS geseënde Kersfees ALBANAIS gëzuar Krishtlindja ALLEMAND frohe Weihnachten / fröhliche Weihnachten ALSACIEN gleckika Wïanachta ANGLAIS merry Christmas / happy Christmas ARABE ميلاد مجيد (miilaad majiid)...

  • The Day of Judgement

    24 December 2010

    A letter from a Brother of the Septimanie Province published on December 22nd on http://le-myosotis.de.septimanie.over-blog.com Dear Mister future ex-Most Worthy Grand Master, The hour of your Masonic trial is nigh. By your attitude and your drifting...

  • ORDER and OBEDIENCE

    28 December 2010

    Question of terminology Problems of terminology peculiar to masonry in France have already cropped up and will no doubt continue to do so. Here we propose to look at: ORDER and OBEDIENCE *, as dealt with in the following article, posted on January 7th...

  • Lurking in the murky past (and murkier present)

    30 December 2010

    A translation of sordid events past and present, festering on in the GLNF, posted on December 29 2010 on Myosotis Occitan blog by “Immanence” We here put into print, having checked the sources and contents of the elements supplied to us, a communiqué...

  • What sort of candidate for Grand Master ?

    30 March 2011

    What sort of candidate for Grand Master ? Inspired by an article, "Un candidat, c'est quoi ?" posted by Tamino on Myosotis Ligérien Various Myosotis blogs report the manoeuvrings of certain of our Brethren in the initial jostling for the big seat with...

  • Happy birthday !!!

    30 March 2011

    Happy birthday !!! Translation of a comment by Gaston to the article « Forum Libre N° 1” posted on Myosotis Limousin on March 28th. link While hardly noticing the date just a few days ago was the first anniversary of the historic General Assembly of the...

  • The Future Grand Master ???

    30 March 2011

    The Future Grand Master ??? By Tonton de la Butte – Myosotis Batignolle link We are getting close to the case before the Paris Court of Appeal on Tuesday April 5th. One way or the other we’ll soon know what side our bread is buttered on !!! And the names...

  • Worshipful and rebellious !!!

    31 March 2011

    Worshipful and rebellious !!! Myosotis Lutèce has posted a letter sent by a Worshipful Master of Lutèce Province to the Provincial Grand Treasurer. link LML in English is pleased to reproduce a classic example of how to tell a Provincial Officer where...

  • Stifani gets a July letter in April !!!

    02 April 2011

    Stifani gets a July letter in April!!! Yesterday, April 1st (no, it’s not an April Fool’s joke !!!) Myosotis Ligérien published a true “scoop”, the letter addressed to our self-appointed spiritual guide on March 28th by Alain Juillet, the Grand National...

  • The "July" letter !!!

    04 April 2011

    The « July » letter !!! In the previous article « Stifani gets a July letter in April » LML in English promised to bring you a translation of the letter as quickly as possible. It has taken a little longer than expected, partly because we had the translation...

  • Stifani says "NON !!!"

    04 April 2011

    Stifani says « NON !!! » Predictably François Stifani has rejected Alain Juillet’s proposal. link In a letter dated April 1st (a coincidence I promise you !!!) he writes : Most Worshipful Brother, Although somewhat out of the ordinary, both in its contents...

  • Wait & see !!!

    06 April 2011

    Wait & see !!! Yesterday, Tuesday march 5th, the 2nd Paris Court of Appeal heard the appeal against the December 7th 2010 judgement. The appeal was lodged by the GLNF (originally by our EX-Grand Master who shot himself in the foot by resigning as President...

  • The Founding Texts and Declarations of the ULRF

    09 September 2011

    The founding of the Union of Regular Lodges for France has already been announced on LML in English. This development is moving ahead in all respects at considerable speed and requires a rapid decision from all our lodges. We remind you that lodges can...

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