Bern, Switzerland. The Grand Master of the Grand Lodge Alpina of Switzerland talked in his official message for 2013 about the need to respect the promises made and about the state of international Freemasonry.
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"(...) Freemasonry was exposed to a virulent series of articles against it. The new social media of disseminating information (...) gave us a stark picture of our Brotherhood (...)," stated Jean-Michel Mascherpa in his speech.