Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The French Meltdown: Florida Suspends Relations with GLNF

The Grand Lodge of Florida has joined the growing ranks of North American grand lodges that have suspended fraternal relations with the Grande Loge Nationale Française. See this link for the text.


To All Particular Lodges


Dear Brethren,


In consequence of recent events and the ongoing disharmony within the Grande Loge Nationale Française, M:.W:. Jim J Harris, Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Florida, hereby SUSPENDS FRATERNAL RELATIONS between the Grand Lodge of Florida and the Grande Loge Nationale Française effective February 24, 2012.


This suspension of fraternal relations is based upon recommendation of M:.W:. J. Dick Martinez, Chairman of the Grand Lodge of Florida Fraternal Relations Committee, and concurs with the recommendations of the Committee on Information and Recognition of the 2012 Conference of Grand Masters of North America.


Therefore, no lodge in Florida may visit nor allow visitors or petitioners for affiliation or dual membership from any Lodge Chartered by The Grande Loge Nationale Française.


Sincerely and fraternally,Richard E. Lynn, PGM
Grand Secretary

1 comment:

Steve Berry said...

M:.W:. Harris's name is misspelled in your post. He has no middle name, just the letter "J". Correct spelling is "Jim J Harris" as in the letter you referenced.==R:.W:. Steve Berry, GLOF Public Education Zone Chair