The Freemasons – Who are they really?
With their rituals, symbols and strict admission rules,
the Freemasons have fired the imagination for 300 years. Their opponents
denounced them as a powerful international secret society that controls the
fate of mankind. In fact, Freemasonry is one of the oldest and most famous
brotherhoods, and promotes ethical values and the aims of the Enlightenment. It
is to be found almost everywhere in the world, but is divided into various
systems and groupings. Only in Austria there are 78 lodges with around 3,500