Thursday, July 19, 2007

Cult news

Amway UK threatens to ban Amway

Scientology Tom Cruise stopped from using a Berlin police station for shoot

Kabbalah Centre "Therapy with a dash of mysticism" British reporter attends
Kabbalah Centre

Terrorists Film shows how young Muslims are attracted to terrorism

Raelians Concern over cult swastika poster

Scientology Readers Have Harsh Words for Cruise and Scientology

Miscellaneous Film "Believers" follows the inner-workings of a cult which is preparing for the end of the world.

Al Qaeda A new video by al-Qaeda insisting the Iraqi insurgency is under its direct leadership.

Mormons Romney Faces Uphill Battle for Evangelical Voters

Mormons One of America’s pre-eminent evangelical leaders recently reasserted that Mormons are not Christians during an online debate with a well-known Mormon author.

Mormons Mormon children learn about their heritage through Summer day camp

Mormons There is only one Mormon prophet who doesn't have American citizenship -- and he happens to be a retired Lufthansa pilot from Germany.

(Synchronicity) "Master" Charles Cannon says he sees the "Blessed Mother" monthly and receives a message from her for his followers.

Scientology Philadelphia To Soon Be Free Of Thetans (Or Whatever)

Scientology "The silence of the lamb"--examination of the increasingly weird life of Katie Holmes

Islamic Fundamentalists Exploring Islam's 'Death Cult'--Muslims must find a way to remove the cancer infecting their religion.

Scientology Germany's Peace Offering to Cruise

Mormons President of Mormon Church in Indianapolis area discusses being a Mormon lawyer involved in politics.

Mormons Documentary film titled ""Nobody Knows: The Untold Story of Black Mormons," to be completed soon

Mormons God's Salesmen--Mormon missionaries put life on hold as they spread the word door to door

Mormons Why does Utah have one of the highest bankruptcy filing rates in the country?

Kabbalah Centre Madonna still disappointed that Britney Spears fully embraced Kabbalah calls her "selfish."

Scientology Jailed Scientology critic in California seeks pardon from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Scientology John Travolta insisted on a 2 a.m. interview with writer Kevin West at the Church of Scientology headquarters in Clearwater.

Scientology "A Life in Scientology" by Dennis

Mormons Baptist Seminary Head Highlights Mormons' Self-Contradictory Church Claims

African Cults Security operatives clamp down on cult group

Mungiki Kenyan gang hopes to inspire civil unrest during election year

Fa Lun Gong Media Ignore Falun Gong’s Marchers

Scientology "John Travolta is, like, one of the most gay-friendly people I know, "He doesn't bring religion or Scientology into the workplace," says director of "Hairspray"

Scientology Scientology 'stopped accused killer getting help'. Father and sister now dead.

Evangelicals Arrest, jail terms, fines for 22 evangelical leaders in China

Kabbalah Centre US TV presenters receive a list of strict rules from Madonna regarding interviews--no questions about Kabbalah

Scientology Scientology likens modern mental health drugs to torture and lobotomies.

Scientology Australia-wide, there were 2507 Scientologists in 2006, up from 1489 a decade ago.

Scientology Scientologist parents 'denied help' to murder accused

(Ganas) Woman held without bail in cult shooting

Clergy Abuse The payout for San Diego Catholic Diocese could go as high as half a billion dollars, the largest in the country. 'The day of reckoning is near,' says a lawyer for plaintiffs.

Scientology Church of Scientology denies stabbed man 'a recruiter'

Scientology Scientology comdemned as "flat earthers" by Sydney University psychiatrist Professor Chris Tennant

Chinese Sects Two ministers in China's unrecognized Protestant church have been sentenced to one year each in a labor camp on charges of using an ``evil cult''

Mungiki Five slain in Kenya gang hunt

Terrorists 'UK terror suspects were polite men'--one completed PhD two are medical doctors.

Terrorists Why Tabligh men answer terror call--the puritanical Muslim group that apparently attracted UK terror suspects

Clergy Abuse More Women Are Sexually Abused By Priests Than Boys Are

Clergy Abuse Priest abuse case settled--altar boy in the 1970s will receive $875,000 from the Archdiocese of Chicago

Clergy Abuse Ex-priest posts bond, leaves jail--charged with first-degree sexual abuse of 8 and 9-year-old boys

Kabbalah Centre Madonna includes "new Kabbalah hymn" at London "Live Earth" show

Scientology Scientology cited in killings

Scientology "Scientology’s anti-gay drone John Travolta" new film "is 100% gay-licious and Travolta is clueless."

Jehovah's Witnesses A mother who says she was forced to refuse a lifesaving blood transfusion while giving birth to twins has lifted the lid on life as a Jehovah's Witness.

Amway Amway placing a 120-day moratorium on recruiting in Britain has banned sales of motivational tapes and literature not produced by the company.

Scientology Stabbing accused (no psych help - thanks to Scientology) too ill for court

Scientology "The Church of Scientology - and some other churches, for that matter - take the view that their "insights" are of greater validity"

Scientology Scientology the cult of disbelief

Scientology Victoria Beckham: “Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Never Discuss Scientology”

Scientology Scientologists defend beliefs after family killing (transcripts and mp3 recordings of ABC radio incl Pro Chris Tennant 'flat earth' response)

Scientology ABC Radio National transcript re Scientolgy/Germany/film hoo-ha

Scientology Anti-Nazi hero backs Cruise film, "But he must not be allowed to advertise for Scientology with the movie," he said.

Scientology "There’s no question Scientology will...go for the Beckhams," says Andrew Morton who is now writing Tom Cruise bio.

Mormons US News & World Report apologizes for implying "mainstream Mormonism is a secret society, sect...cult..."

Mormons "ex-gay" now Mormon, criticized by both gays and evangelicals

Cult Following Reverend Tori Spelling?

Scientology Scientology is a group whose organization reminds some Germans of their darkest hour in history.

Scientology " I've never sucked Travolta's c--k, so I can't tell you if he's gay." But "Scientology is anti-gay."

Miscellaneous Bangladesh train accident victims were suspected cult members

Mormons The LDS church loses a round in court fight to keep its finances secret on religious grounds--church may be worth about 30 billion

Evangelicals "Spice Girl" Geri Halliwell was raised a Jehovah Witness, dabbled in Kabbalah, but now "has turned to the Lord" and quoting the bible.

Fa Lun Gong Rose Parade caught up in Chinese politics

Clergy Abuse The mother of a Lake County boy who was sexually abused by his pastor has sued the clergyman, two area churches and two Baptist groups, maintaining they should have protected her son.

Clergy Abuse Catholic Abuse Crisis Starts to Fade?

Clergy Abuse Wisconsin Supreme Court today cracked open the doors to the courthouse for plaintiffs who say they were sexually abused as children by clergy.

Evangelicals Over 100 Christian Missionaries Expelled From China

Scientology Scientology’s vexed relationship with psychiatry

Scientology Russian court orders Scientology center in St. Petersburg shut down for unlicensed teaching and other activities.

Scientology Puff piece podcast interview with Scientologist "called a variant form of prostitution" another listerner says church is "a ruthless brainwashing cult and extortion racket."

Neo Nazis Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ordered a fine of $4,000 against an Ottawa man who operated a website and internet forum called the Canadian Nazi Party.

Children of God Enslaved by the cult of sex...for 25 years

Aum Sect Japanese high court has upheld the death sentence for a former medical doctor who was a senior leader of a cult that carried out a fatal nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system in 1995.

Cult Following Steve Jobs "perceived as a messianic figure" with "cult-like" supporters

Mormons Mormon Church says it ran deficits in the 1950s and 1960 and insists that the bulk of its assets were "money-consuming, rather than money-producing.''

Mormons Mormon Defender Skirts Christian Question; Instead Calls for Unity

Mormons Transcript of prank call to LDS Missionary Center

Cult Following Debbie Harry still the queen of cult pop

Islamic Fundamentalists Historically, crisis cults emerge in societies whose ideological, structural, social and cultural mores are increasingly unable to meet the needs of their people.

Jehovah's Witnesses Four surviving Canadian sextuplets once in a legal battle over blood transfusions now at home with parents

Islamic Fundamentalists Tensions are rising in Turkey's schools and universities as academics and scientists confront the growing influence of Islamic creationists.

Scientology A replica of Adolf Hitler's secret wartime headquarters is being built near Berlin with just a week to go before filming of a controversial Tom Cruise movie

Scientology Gay author takes swipe at Scientology and its "closeted gay Hollywood actors"

Lyndon LaRouche and Executive Intelligence Report The LaRouche Youth Movement becoming a fixture on many college campuses

African Cults Ateke Tom, six other cult groups agree to end armed rivalry

Mungiki Central PC warns minors against joining mungiki sect

Mormons The Mormon dominance of the booming genealogy industry is little known.

Al Qaeda Al Qaeda indoctrination

Satanism Woman offers infant to Satan

Scientology Actors have left Beverly Hills Playhouse, "because of the unspoken pressure they felt to join the Church of Scientology"

Scientology John Travolta agreed to be in wacky cult film because he's a Scientologist, so anything to do with wacky cults, and he'll sign up instantly."

Mormons History of Mormonphobia offers lessons about homophobia

Cult Following Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett has a cult following

Mormons Residents of Utah — where the Mormon Church is based — provide Romney with nearly $1.2 million in donations, while he raises only $728,742 in Massachusetts, where he served as governor.

Brainwashing Study to probe Cold War psychiatric research

Islamic Fundamentalists Innocent Babysitter could be Beheaded to Enforce "God's Law"

Miscellaneous Wal-Mart to sell Jesus Action Figures

Clergy Abuse California clergy abuse victims will receive more than $600 million to settle claims against pedophile priests

Jehovah's Witnesses Underground sect members fined in Uzbekistan

(Twelve Tribes) "Twelve Tribes" group expanding community within Florida--includes many children

Clergy Abuse Evangelist facing sex charges

Moonies / Unification Church Two sides of Moon marriages -- Twenty-five years after mass wedding ceremony

Cult Following Potter Reaches Cult Phenomenon Status

Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Memphis refurbishing the historic Memphis theater $1.3 million makeover with volunteer workforce funded by donations

Clergy Abuse Judge OKs $660M Clergy Abuse Settlement

Clergy Abuse Five former altar boys to receive $1.5 million each in settlement

Clergy Abuse Settlement in Vermont clergy abuse cases unlikely

Scientology Steve Martin skewered Hollywood and "Scientology-like religion" in movie comedy "Bowfinger"

Evangelicals Cambodia has banned Christian groups from door-to-door proselytising and is seeking to limit other religious activities by non-Buddhist organisations, which it says disrupt society.

Clergy Abuse Vatican: "Child Abuse is not just a Catholic Problem"

Terrorists Possible Terror Plot Foiled in Dallas Texas

Wicca Doh! 180 foot Homer upsets Pagans

Transcendental Meditation Looks like followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi may teach TM to children at new school in New Zealand

Moonies / Unification Church 25th Anniversary of the day Rev. Moon was sentenced to prison for tax fraud

Cult Following The politics of Harry Potter

Neo Nazis Should Germany Republish 'Mein Kampf'?

Neo Nazis U.S. Neo-Nazi Operates in Estonia

Scientology Mother lost son to Scientology

Scientology Actor Bill Nighy, who stars opposite Tom Cruise in ‘Valkyrie’, has claimed that banning shooting of the movie in German military locations will not affect the film ‘one bit’.

Amway DeVos should serve time for Quixtar scam at MSU

(Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker) People Magazine report about Tammy Faye Bakker--dying from cancer

Sri Chinmoy Purported "cult" leader uses devotee's status in "Guiness Book of World Records" to garner attention

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