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The Vatican isn’t known for issuing apologies for past mistakes. After all, it took 700 years for a Pope to absolve them of the phony charges they used to arrest and disband the group. I think the Vatican is reluctant to endorse what it cannot control. There are many Catholics, especially in Latin America, that have been taught to distrust and despise Knights Templar and Freemasonry. The powers that be in the Vatican don’t want to risk alienating the base.