Trust me, I know many Masons and am one, there isn't any "conspiricy".Actually its not from all the people in the Church...Speaking about the Church doesn't the Masons have a Bible on a table and a compass and square? In a nice room?...OBD
Just fear from people who don't know what the heck is going on in there. Mostly from the Church.
No not all Churches but more specifically the Catholic Church.
As to part b, I cannot answer that for you. I mean, I could...but I won't, because I gave my word not to.
Let me help you...You swore upon that Bible and also it was a King James Version Bible...Please you either believe in that Bible or you don't...Its nice to see you belong to an organization that promotes the Bible in the sacrament:
Main Entry: sacÂ·raÂ·ment
Etymology: Middle English sacrement, sacrament, from Anglo-French & Late Latin; Anglo-French, from Late Latin sacramentum, from Latin, oath of allegiance, obligation, from sacrare to consecrate
Date: 13th century
1 a : a Christian rite (as baptism or the Eucharist) that is believed to have been ordained by Christ and that is held to be a means of divine grace or to be a sign or symbol of a spiritual reality b : a religious rite or observance comparable to a Christian sacrament
2 capitalized a : communion 2a b : blessed sacrament
3 : something likened to a religious sacrament <saw voting as a sacrament of democracy>
I just thought you might want to go and have your lodge review what your beliefs are and how they line up to the sacrament?...Just a thought...OBD