Dec 30, 2016

CultNEWS101 Articles: 12/30/2016

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Scientology, La Santa Muerte, Exclusive Brethren, ​Johane Masowe​ ​Yechishanu Apostolic Sect, Toxic behaviors, Buddhist, Scams, Polygamy, FLDS, Thailand 

In their painstaking research of the Scientology Sea Org, WikiLeaks have obtained a copy of a 1990 training manual. It is quite obvious why members are forced to sign a billion-year contract, as evidenced by this manual. Sea Org officials believe that if you don’t have workers, the organization will simply vanish.
Leah Remini has dared the Church of Scientology to sue her instead of just labelling her a liar.

"What makes Scientology a cult instead of just an extreme religion? The two latest episodes explained the difference better than any of the previous episodes."
"Known as the patron saint of violent drug cartels for her relative tolerance, Our Lady of Holy Death is perhaps the fastest growing religion in the Americas."
Exclusive Brethren
In my Exclusive Brethren house, Christmas was not allowed.

As a child growing up I missed the Christmas tree and the beautiful lights. I wondered what it was like to wake up Christmas morning with the anticipation of gifts waiting to be opened. Our relatives who were not Brethren kindly sent us Christmas cards. We were instructed by our parents to lie them flat - standing up was too flashy.
Two of the four Chikomba suspects who were implicated in the death of six children who
drowned during baptism in Muriwo Village under Headman Mutengwa in June this year have
been slapped with five years sentence each.
Maud Dzvuke (31) a self ­styled prophet of the 
Johane Masowe
​ ​
Yechishanu Apostolic Sect was
sentenced to five years by Regional Magistrate Fadzai Mtombeni after she pleaded guilty to the
charge of culpable homicide.

One of the 11 defendants charged in the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud case has been released from jail after striking a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Initially charged with one felony count of conspiracy to defraud the nutrition assistance program and one count of conspiracy to launder money, John Clifton Wayman, 57, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to a lesser count of using Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits contrary to the law.
"I offer up a list of five toxic behaviors everyone should recognize and no one should tolerate. It doesn’t matter who’s behaving in this way and the rule is no tolerance, whether it’s a spouse, a lover, a parent, a sibling, a friend, or a co-worker."
Buddhist temple
"Thai police call off a raid to arrest a prominent Buddhist monk wanted for suspected money laundering after devotees barricaded entrances to his sprawling temple complex in a Bangkok suburb."

"Older Americans are swindled out of at least $3 billion a year. That's just an estimate and it's probably on the low end since most elder financial abuse goes unreported."
Seth Jeffs has a change of plea hearing scheduled for Wednesday morning in Salt Lake City. He runs the group's South Dakota compound near Custer and is a brother of the sect's imprisoned leader, Warren Jeffs.

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