Diveristy in Friendship
by Antone R.E. Pierucci
IN CALIFORNIA AND BEYOND
Similar to masculine Masonry, feminine and mixed orders are founded on the teachings and
traditions of ancient Freemasonry. While each may function separately from their masculine counterpart, all seek a common goal to provide aid and relief to their communities and to seek solidarity and truth.
Translated to The Human Right in English, members of Le Droit Humain International search for truth and seek to promote the progress of individual worth, without the imposition of dogma, or requiring the abandonment of cultural or religious ideas.
Based in London, the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons seeks to promote friendship, inspiration, and empowerment in its members and provide aid and charity to their communities.
Faithful to the founding principles of universal Freemasonry, the mission of the Grande Loge Féminine de France is the constant and unlimited search for truth and justice, in order to contribute to the “perfection of humanity.”
The mission statement of the Women’s Grand Lodge of California is to foster personal growth and to serve and provide aid to their families, communities, and the world.
Image used with permission by B:.Greg Stewart, November 2017.
With lodges in North America, GWU was established from the Grand Orient of France in 2002. In conferring the degrees of Masonry, GWU requires two written papers from each candidate before advancement to a higher degree.
With 41 active lodges in Belgium, the Women’s Grand Lodge of Belgium reflects universal Freemasonry: a strong commitment to all human rights and a freedom of conscience, and a rejection of discriminations.
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