Many high-level members of the Vatican are now Freemasons.
have always contained the core of Illuminati within their ranks.
We know that the Templars are Illuminati
Most members of the Freemasons are not aware that the Illuminati practices what is known as "secrets within secrets," or organizations within organizations. That is one purpose of initiation. I can not excuse any of the members, however, for anyone who joins a society without knowingEVERYTHING about the organization is indeed a fool. Only those at the top who have passed every test truly know what the Masons are hiding, thus rendering it impossible for anyone outside to know much at all about the group. pg.84
..excerpt from"Behold A Pale Horse"by William Cooper