Saturday, August 24, 2013

The Charter of Barcelona


Various Philosophical Modern Rite Bodies * day met on June 12, 2011, in the Valley of Barcelona, and decided on the creation of a body of cooperation, concentration and coordination between them to be known as Unión Masónica Universal del Rito Moderno or UMURM (Universal Masonic Union of the Modern Rite)

Which will work with full respect for the freedom and independence of the philosophical bodies of which it is composed. Based on the principles of absolute freedom of conscience and thought,
based in Barcelona, and chaired by the Supreme SGIG Conselho do Rito Moderno do Brasil, Jose Maria Bonachi Batalla, this Universal Masonic Union of the Modern Rite (UMURM) acting on behalf of its participants for the following objectives:

1. To promote and disseminate the customs and practice of the Modern Rite.
2. To foster interrelations and harmony among its members to encourage the practice of a truly Universal Freemasonry.
3. Being a plural forum for dialogue and exchange in pursuit of creating a true Center of Union without regard to territorial, obediential, or ritualistic specificities
4. Facilitate rapprochement between Modern Rite Philosophical Bodies through mutual recognition without any kind of discrimination.
5. Develop a working dynamic and joint reflection issues between their bodies. The Universal Union Modern Rite Masonic will be at all times open to Philosophical any body who practices Modern Rite in the Five Orders of Wisdom, seeking admission, once contrasted his initiatic affiliation.
Victor Guerra. Section 107. 33300 Villaviciosa-Asturias (ES) Email:

Signatories to the creation of UMURM
The Universal Masonic Union of the Modern Rite (UMURM) incorporates the creation of 5th International Academy. Modern Rite Order two main missions

• Being a laboratory of thought to reflect on the meaning, philosophy, values, and ethics corresponding to the Modern Rite.
• Being an Academy of the Rite with the ability to research and disseminate which can assume the role of a true conservatory Modern Rite, and finally advise any Supreme Council, Great General chapter or other Philosophical body that demands it.

This Academy will work without territorial or Obediential limits, without regulations respecting the absolute independence of each of its members. This Academy will remain open to any Sovereign Power, Independent Chapter, but also, in on a personal and individual level to any holder of
5°. Order of the Modern Rite, stating his desire to be part of it and possession documentary proof of their titles.

Victor Guerra. Section 107. 33300 Villaviciosa-Asturias (ES) Email:

as follows:
The President of the Union Universal Modern Rite Masonic, Jose Maria
Bonachi Batalla, Sovereign Grand Inspector General of the Supreme Conselho do Rito Moderno - Brazil, proceeded to make the following appointments:

Joaquim Villalta, V° Order, Grade 9, Secretary General

Alvaro Marcos, V° Order, Grade 9, Chief Legal and International Standards Academy of Modern Rite Order V°

Victor Guerra, V° Order, Grade 9, General Coordinator of the Academy of V° Modern Rite

Victor Guerra. Section 107. 33300 Villaviciosa-Asturias (ES) Email:

The Current Powers of the UMURM

•Supremo Conselho do Rito Moderno - Brasil (Supreme Council of the Modern Rite - Brazil)
•Gran Capítulo General del Gran Oriente de Colombia (Grand Chap. Gen. of the G.O. of Colombia)
•Sublime Consejo del Rito Moderno para el Ecuador (Sublime Council of the Modern Rite of Ecuador)
•Grand Chapter General of the Modern Rite for North America & the Caribbean

Note (*): Other Bodies Philosophical that approve the content and present it may submit requests for membership pending its ratification by their Respective Lodge Directors.

Victor Guerra. V° Order of Supreme Wisdom and member of Conselho do Rito Moderno do Brasil and the Gran  Capitulo General de España - Supreme Council Modern Rite for Spain.

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