Bishop of Rome welcomes his fellow Rotarians to the Vatican for audience — Rotary funds Planned Parenthood!
In 1951, the Holy Office, now the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, under the authority of Pope Pius XII issued a decree banning priests from joining the Rotary Club. It was reported in the secular press at the time.Rotary funds Planned Parenthood. Rotarians are not directly Freemasons, but the origin of Rotary is in Freemasonry as describied by Master Mason and Shriner, Joel Montgomery. According to Montgomery:Freemasons were founding members of both the Lions Club and the Rotary Club. Gustave E. Loehr, a Mason, was a charter member of the Rotary Club (though it was founded by Paul P. Harris, who was not a