Dec 1, 2016

CultNEWS101 Articles: 12/2/2016

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"Organisation relies on old policies, including a two-witness rule, and has weak internal sanctions that leave perpetrators at large, says royal commission."

"Experts say the trial of a woman who turned to holistic medicine before the death of her seven-year-old son is likely to reignite a debate over the use of natural and alternative treatments."

"An autopsy revealed the boy died as a result of a Group A streptococcus infection."

The new docuseries — “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” — in which she meets with those whose families have been torn apart by the church’s more abusive practices.

"Pastor Lesego Daniel heads the Rabboni Ministries based in South Africa's capital, Pretoria.

He famously instructed members of his congregation to drink petrol, claiming that he had turned it into pineapple juice."

Rachel Bernstein
Q: What is a collapsed narcissist?

You bring up a subject that not a lot of people know about. Collapsed narcissists are an interesting breed. As many people already know, narcissists are sometimes called “high-functioning social predators”; they acquire power by taking it away from others. They feel predestined for greatness and lack self-reflection, insight, remorse or empathy, and they don't learn from the past. The finger is always pointed outward when blame is assigned. They behave with grandiosity and are egocentric.

"Over the course of about six decades, more than 1,000 members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses were accused of sexually abusing Australian children, according to a new report. Victims were ordered to keep quiet. Not one of the alleged perpetrators were reported to the police."

"A 107-page-long report released Monday detailed a number of ancient policies that exhibited what the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse referred to as a “serious lack of understanding of the nature of child sexual abuse.”"

"Leah’s series is such a breath of fresh air. In her own unique and bold style, she is taking the fight to Scientology’s doorstep by calling it out for ruining lives and breaking up families through what it euphemistically calls disconnection."

"Pastor He Zenghai of Qinghai Xining Dongchuan Church shared "Resist Heresy and Prevent Penetration by Cults." He demonstrated the influence caused by heretic cults to Qinghai Churches and the society by using actual cases. This article is part of his sharing about the danger to the locals caused by the cult "Eastern Lightning"."

"Sheriff Rick Wheeler would like to serve a search warrant on the polygamous compound owned by the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in his county.

He would like to know what's going on inside, but there's just one problem: He has no probable cause."

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