What instruments were used to bring about World War I? The Freemasons and the Order of Jesuits. The Freemasons were involved in the asassination of the Archduke,36 which touched off a chain of reactions. The Jesuit influence on the Austria-Hungarian empire egged them into taking punitive measures against Serbia.37 The Vatican threw their support behind the Central Powers hoping to see their enemies, the Orthodox Chuch in Russia and the Balkins, the English, and the uncooperative French government taken care of. The Vatican's ancient fear of its old rivalries gave the Illuminated groups an easy button to push.
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