To recap;- http://www.gnostictemplars.org/guardians.html
Rob Howells: The Priory of Sion
Rob shares fascinating information about the organization that claims to guard the secret Bloodline from Jesus and Mary Magdalene. Rob has been in direct contact with the Priory for the past ten years and was a special consultant and liaison for Bruce Burgess in the film Bloodline.
Bruce Burgess, René Barnett & Robert Howells – Compilers-The Priory of Sion Dossiers (2009
Rob Howells is a writer and researcher who has investigated esoteric and historic mysteries such as Rennes-le-Château and the Priory of Sion for the past 20 years.
The Priory of Sion was thrust into the limelight in Dan Brown’s worldwide bestseller The Da Vinci Code – here at last is an insider’s guide to this mysterious organisation. Here is the first book to shine a spotlight on this group, drawing upon evidence from the Priory itself. It shows that the Priory is releasing information in a series of disclosures, to prepare the world for a catastrophe. This apocalyptic event will culminate in the emergence of a world saviour figure belonging to the bloodline of Christ.
The 2008 documentary Bloodline  by Bruce Burgess, a filmmaker with an interest in paranormal claims, expands on the "Jesus bloodline" hypothesis and other elements of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail.  Accepting as valid the testimony of an amateur archaeologist codenamed "Ben Hammott" relating to his discoveries made in the vicinity of Rennes-le-Château since 1999; Burgess claims Ben has found the treasure of Bérenger Saunière: a mummified corpse, which they believe is Mary Magdalene, in an underground tomb they claim is connected to both the Knights Templar and the Priory of Sion. In the film, Burgess interviews several people with alleged connections to the Priory of Sion, including a Gino Sandri and Nicolas Haywood. A book by one of the documentary's researchers, Rob Howells, entitled Inside the Priory of Sion: Revelations from the World's Most Secret Society - Guardians of the Bloodline of Jesus  (containing a foreword by Nicolas Haywood) presented the version of the Priory of Sion as given in the 2008 documentary, giving erroneous facts such as Pierre Plantard believing in the Jesus bloodline, and that Plantard lived in the village of Annemasse when a young boy.
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Robert Howells: "My next book project will be about Prophecies and the Popes"about 1 day agohttp://www.mania.com/235-degrees-bloodl ... 16076.html
Robert Howells: "I think it's important to balance the masculine & feminine; I hope this book follows in that tradition"about 1 day ago
Robert Howells: "The big question of Rennes-le-Château is Jesus buried there? The badge is a pilgrim badge from the 'Secret Diversion'"about 1 day ago
Robert Howells: "This is the path of Gnosis -personal insight- We have an urge to find meaning in the environment; you don't need priests"
However, upon further examination, I grudgingly decided that the investment was worthwhile in the end, if for no other reason than the hours of endless amusement provided by the email exchanges.
Although most of the discussions contained the usual evasive hints that we have come to expect from these quarters, there are a couple of pearls worth relating, as they say more about the veracity of the sources than actually providing any useful information.
To my immense surprise, a reference in Nic Haywood's Prefatory Notes not only checked out, but also provided an extremely interesting subtext, if one knows what to look for.
Haywood writes, "It would be a joyous recollection to tell you of my close friendship with old Geoffrey Watkin, my subsequent involvement with the Magnum Opus, and eventually with the Prieure de Sion."
As it happens, I know someone who was around back in the old days when Geoffrey Watkin owned London's famous Watkins Bookstore and, astonishingly, my contact actually thought he remembered a young boy by the name of Nicolas Haywood being part of Geoffrey's hermetic cabal.
Furthermore, the reference to Watkins was intriguing in itself because Watkins Bookstore performed the crucial role of a "secret letter drop" location back in the 1990s, when I myself first started cruising around the world of secret societies, acquiring dodgy dossiers. Small world, eh?
WATKINS BOOKSHOP VS THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH http://www.gloriaamendola.com/blog_bloodline.html
Bruce: I believe, and our sources with the Church have told us, that they have always known that the doctrine was nothing more than a convenient story with which to control the masses. They have always known the truth, and I think there has been a long running schism within the Church, especially within Rome, at the highest levels, between those who have tried to follow a more esoteric, spiritual doctrine, and those who don't. Remember, the Vatican, by dint of its archives, is in fact, the largest new age bookstore in the world, and also the most prolific funder of 'heretica’' art by da Vinci and others. There is lots of proof, right in front of our eyes, that they have always known the truth.
Robert: I doubt the Vatican will admit their 'mistakes' just yet. To my knowledge the Catholic members of Sion are very much in favor of keeping things just as they are.
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