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Report: Cardinal Calls for ‘Permanent’ Dialogue with Freemasons

Riccardo Cascioli
(L-R) Bishop Antonio Staglianò greeting Stefano Bisi, grand master of the Grand Orient Freemasonic Lodge, at the Ambrosianum Cultural Foundation in Milan on Feb. 16, 2024.

Following a closed-door meeting in Milan, Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmiero reportedly said he believed ‘an evolution in mutual understanding’ had taken place between masonry and the Church over the past 50 years.