MYS272: In 1885, when Leo Taxil, a former Freemason, reverted to the Catholic Church, he made some startling revelations about Freemasonry. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine who Taxil was, what he revealed, and how he was embraced by Church leaders, including Pope Leo XIII.
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Links for this episode:
- John Dickie’s book The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World
- Leo XIII’s 1884 encyclical Humanum Genus
- Leo Taxil’s confession of the hoax
- Leo Taxil
- Leo Taxil (Encyclopedia.com)
- The Taxil Hoax (Wikipedia)
- Jimmy’s post Meet Jack Chick
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