Austria

LDH
Österreichische Föderation des Droit Humain
 was founded in 1922. This website has a short history in the German tongue.

In Austria, the Order has a total of 23 lodges in Vienna [15!], Linz, Graz, Klagenfurt, Salzburg and Innsbruck, with over 400 members.


HumanitasOsterreich
Großloge Humanitas Austria, mixed order, founded in 1961, 3 lodges, about 40 members, working with the Scottish Rite.

(Member of Clipsas and Catena)


Hermetica-Austria
Universaler Freimaurerorden Hermetica a split-off of Humanitas, also with 3 lodges and about 40 members, working with the Scottish Rite.


liberale
Liberale Großloge von Österreich
, mixed order, founded in 2007. It has 5 lodges, about 110 members and all lodges work with the “Schröder” ritual.

(Member of Clipsas)


Humanitas
Humanitas Deutschland. There is one lodge that preferred to work under the German Humanitas rather than the Austrian: Leonardo da Vinci in Wien/Vienna. The lodge supposedly has 20 members and works with the Scottish Rite.


Großorient_Österreich
Großorient von Österreich
. Founded in 1961. The website says: “The Grand Orient of Austria unites in its lodges men and women”. The website lists nine lodges:

  • Confluences, founded in 2010, working in the “Modern French Rite” and initiating men and women. Too bad they forgot to list in what place the lodge resides;
  • Euklid. Founded in Vienna in September 2005, member of GvO since December of the same year. The lodge is mixed gender and works with the Schröder Rite;
  • Metamorphoses. A mixed-gender lodge;
  • Phoibos Apollon. Founded in May 2010, member of GvO since June of the same year. This is a men-only lodge that does allow female visitors. It works with the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite;
  • Sapientia Cordis. Founded in October 1999. A mixed gender lodge working with the Schröder Rite in Vienna;
  • Tempel Salomos, founded in July 2015 and member of the Grand Orient of Austria since December 2015. The lodge is mixed gender. Place and Rite not mentioned;
  • Zu den 3 Spiegeln. Another men-only lodge that allows visiting women;
  • Zur Königlichen Kunst. A mixed gender loge.

There is also a lodge in Sofia, Bulgaria (Orpheus Sofia), a mixed gender lodge founded in 2012 working the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite.

(Member of Clipsas)


Further reading (in German) here.

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