Ecumenism: Knights & Masons Together

When Ervin Kotowski was installed recently as grand knight of Milwaukee's largest Knights of Columbus Council, he got a telegram of congratulations from Circuit Judge Claire Voss, imperial potentate of the city's big Tripoli Masonic Shrine. Exclaimed Kotowski: "Imagine the Shriners congratulating me!" A lot of brotherly things that would have been hard to imagine a few years ago are happening today be tween the Roman Catholic Knights and their longtime antagonists, the predominantly Protestant Masons.

Almost every day, the Knights (U.S. membership: 1,184,000) and the Masons (U.S. membership: 4,500,000)...

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