Feast of the Order in Spain had as special guest the Grand Master of Morocco

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

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Valencia, Spain. The Annual Feast of the Order in Spain (which occurred in the first semester of the year) gathered over 300 guests and it had as special guest the Grand Master of the Regular Grand Lodge of the Kingdom of Morocco, Yassine Nouini.

Yassine Nouini stated the following: "Relations between the Grand Lodge of Spain and the Regular Grand Lodge of the Kingdom ofMorocco should be increasingly stronger given the geographical and historical reasons that unite us." The Masonic event was covered by state television in Spain.


Grand Lodge of Panama celebrated a century since its foundation

Panama City, Panama. On April 16, 2016 ceremonies were held to celebrate a century since the founding of the Grand Lodge of Panama. The ceremony presided by Grand Master Carlo Rognon was attended by several Grand Lodges, including: Symbolic Grand Lodge of Paraguay, Grand Orient of Brazil, Grand Lodge of Cuba etc.

It was also attended by the Executive Secretary (Rudy Barbosa) and President (Óscar Alfonso, Grand Master of Spain) f the Inter-American Masonic Confederation and Thomas W. Jackson.

The Grand Lodge of Panama is the sole regular Grand Lodge in the country and in 2018 will host the World Conference of Regular Grand Lodges.


Edgar Bazán Naveda is the new Grand Master of Peru

Lima, Peru. On March 26, 2016 took place the Installation Ceremony of the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Peru. Edgar Bazán Naveda was installed as Grand Master of Peru, replacing Galo Moncada Mau. The new Deputy Grand Master is Tulio Manrique Trelles.

Edgar Bazán Naveda will hold the position of Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Peru for two years (2016-2018).

The event was attended by several Grand Masters in South America, by the Executive Secretary (Rudy Barbosa Levy) of the Inter-American Masonic Confederation and by Grand Master of France (Jean Pierre Servel - GLNF).


Romanian installed Master of a Feminine Lodge in UK

London, United Kingdom. On February 29, 2016, the Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons announced the installation in the office of Worshipful Master of Gothic Lodge #27 of the first women of Romanian origin (in the United Kingdom) in the organization's history. The Installation cremony took place on February 22, 2016. The Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons is one of the two Feminine Grand Lodges in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The Honourable Fraternity of Ancient Freemasons also has a Lodge based in Bucharest, Romania.

The organization was founded in 1913 (being the second Feminine Grand Lodge in the World) and was led for 20 years by the Grand Master Elizabeth Boswell-Reid. The first three Lodges were: Stability, Wisdom (changing its name in Fidelity) and Strength.


XIX World Conference of Supreme Councils held in Portugal

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Lisbon, Portugal. From 13 to 17 May 2015 took plce the World Conference of Supreme Councils. The event was hosted by the Supreme Council for Portugal, led by overeign Grand Commander Agostinho Garcia, 33º (President of the World Conference). he conference was attended by the Supreme Councils of Southern and Northern Jurisdictions of the United States, England, France, Peru, Italy, Israel, Spain, Greece, India, Cyprus, Romania, Bulgaria, Paraguay, Brazil, Venezuela, Scotland, Turkey Switzerland, Canada, Serbia, the Netherlands, Panama, Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, Bolivia, Finland, Luxembourg, Australia, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Russia, Togo, Croatia, Armenia, Haiti and Latvia.

In accordance with decisions taken at Lisbon, the next World Conference will be organized by the Supreme Council of Paraguay. The XXI World Conference of Supreme Councils will be held in Bucharest (Romania) and organized by the Supreme Council of Romania.


 
 
 

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