(by Bill Gardner, The Telegraph, March 5, 2020)
United Grand Lodge of England advises thousands of members against physical contact in secret initiation ceremonies.
Freemasons have been told to avoid so-called “special handshakes” over fears that the mysterious practice could pass on coronavirus.
The United Grand Lodge of England has written to thousands of members to advise them against physical contact during secret initiation ceremonies.
“Given the tactile nature of many ceremonies, if you or candidates are concerned about how they can take place with little or no physical contact, while…