The Mixed Grand Lodge of France (GLMF)
The Mixed Grand Lodge of France is an essentially humanistic, philosophical and progressive institution.
Its purpose is the research of truth, the study of ethics and the practice of solidarity.
It works to improve material and moral, intellectual and social development of humanity.
Its principles are: mutual tolerance, respect for others and oneself.
It proclaims the principle of secularism considered as the opposition to all alienations, including any dogmatic influence.
It refers to the absolute freedom of conscience, that is to say, the right of every Freemason to believe in the truth of his choice or not to believe.
Its motto is:
LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY
The Mixed Grand Lodge of France has a duty to extend to all mankind the fraternal ties that unite the Freemasons.
It recommends to its initiates to participate in social and cultural public life and to disseminate the fruits of their research by their example, subject to the strict observance of the Masonic secret.
The Freemason’s duty under all circumstances, is to help, inform, protect his brothers and sisters and to defend them against injustice.
The Mixed Grand Lodge of France honors any work that improves the Human Being.
Loyal to the traditions and information left by its elders, the Mixed Grand Lodge of France is a federation of Lodges working with various Masonic rites.
Rites in use:
- French Rite
- Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite
- Rectified Scottish Rite
- Ancient and Primitive Rite of Memphis-Misraim
It develops among its members, by the method of initiation, by means of symbols and rituals, the spirit of research and accountability.
The Mixed Grand Lodge of France confers three degrees or grades, which are the Entered Apprentice, the Fellowcraft and the Master Mason, who alone gives Freemason full masonic rights.
Sovereignty is exercised by universal suffrage.
In Masonic meetings, all Masons are equal.
There are no other distinctions between them than their offices.
Grande Loge Mixte de France
8 rue de Bizerte