Have you ever imagine that in the past, there were some sort secret activities carried out by unknown group of people. Just imagine that a group of people is discussing or making plans about something in a dark room. These kinds of talks are the basis for the existence of a secret society. More often or not, they certainly had the tendency of exerting a mysterious influence on our society.
Now we are going behind the closed door to examine some of the secret societies of the world present in the past. So, fastened your seat belts please…
10. Opus Dei
It is more to be called an organization but a society nevertheless. Its roots are deep in the Catholic Church. It mainly emphasize on the belief that everyone is called to holiness and ordinary life is a path to sanctity. The way of living is also different for different groups. The celibate numeraries and numerary assistants live in special centers, while associates are celibate members living in their private homes. This order was imposed in 1928 by Spain.
It was claimed in a book Da Vinci Code that Opus Dei is a secret organization with the aim of defeating the Priory of Sion. Opus Die had been in controversies due to the strictness in the religious structure.