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Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large - WDAZ

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:53

Sect leader charged with sexually abusing girls, remains at large
WDAZ
PINE CITY, MN -– A minister who led a cult-like religious sect in northern Pine County sexually abused numerous girls and young women who lived apart from their families in a “Maidens Group,” ac-cording to charges filed in State District Court. Victor ...

From cults to homegrown terror: How Lorne Dawson found his academic calling - CBC.ca

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:09

From cults to homegrown terror: How Lorne Dawson found his academic calling
CBC.ca
So Dawson was offered the opportunity to teach a class on new religious movements, otherwise known as cults. His classes at Waterloo and McMaster University in Hamilton proved popular in the late 1980s and 1990s. "The cult scare was still going on," he ...

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After 'refocusing of the vision of God,' Peace Palace on track to be finished ... - Las Vegas Sun

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:09

Las Vegas Sun

After 'refocusing of the vision of God,' Peace Palace on track to be finished ...
Las Vegas Sun
The Unification Church, known for its mass weddings, extensive business holdings and cult-like founder, plans to finish construction of its three-story, 93,000-square-foot convention and training center on Bermuda Road at Sunset Road by year's end, ...

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Minnesota cult leader may be in Spokane - The Spokesman Review

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:24

Headlines & Global News

Minnesota cult leader may be in Spokane
The Spokesman Review
MINNEAPOLIS – Authorities were searching Tuesday for a self-professed minister accused of sexually abusing at least two girls in a “Maidens Group” at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota. Victor Arden Barnard, 52, was last known to be in Spokane ...
Alleged cult leader Victor Barnard charged with molesting 'Maidens'FOX 9 News
Pine County sect leader charged with abusing girls, remains at largePioneer Press
Wanted Cult Leader Possibly Living In Spokane AreaKHQ Right Now
In-Forum -The Oregonian -KARE
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Imperialism in South Asia and the War Against the People of Pakistan - Socialist Project

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:00

Socialist Project

Imperialism in South Asia and the War Against the People of Pakistan
Socialist Project
On March 12, 2014, Canada's troops formally withdrew from Afghanistan after twelve years of participation in Western military occupation under the banners of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the International Security Assistance Force ...

The ruling tribes of British politics – Day 3: The Lib Dem rank-and-file and ... - Conservative Home

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:50

The ruling tribes of British politics – Day 3: The Lib Dem rank-and-file and ...
Conservative Home
In 2011, the Lib Dems lost twelve out of their seventeen seats in the Scottish Parliament. The polls predict another massacre in this year's Euro elections. As for next year's general election, the party faces a wipe-out from the Bristol Channel to the ...

'Jodorowsky's Dune' Documents a Cult Director's Ambitious Failure - San Antonio Current

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:01

San Antonio Current

'Jodorowsky's Dune' Documents a Cult Director's Ambitious Failure
San Antonio Current
We've all seen David Lynch's 1984 film, Dune. For kids of the '80s and '90s, it was a staple in Dad's VHS library. As an adult looking back on it, or as a fan of the novel that stands as a religious experience to certain types of D&D worshipping über ...

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Wanted Cult Leader Possibly Living In Spokane Area - KHQ Right Now

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:30

Wanted Cult Leader Possibly Living In Spokane Area
KHQ Right Now
In 2012, Barnard was the leader of a "fringe group" detectives say that had a cult religious following. The group was called the River Road Fellowship and operated discretely in northern Minnesota for several years. According to court documents Barnard ...

Ethiopia: The Brotherhood of Islam and orthodox christianity - Geeska Afrika

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:02

Geeska Afrika

Ethiopia: The Brotherhood of Islam and orthodox christianity
Geeska Afrika
Ethiopia: The Brotherhood of Islam and orthodox christianity. Harar (HAN) April 12, 2014 – By: Pastor Sutton Turner- WHY I LOVE ETHIOPIA – “Go and stand in the temple and speak to the people all the words of this Life.” Acts 5:20. In February ... The ...

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Pine County sect leader charged with abusing girls, remains at large - Pioneer Press

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:28

Headlines & Global News

Pine County sect leader charged with abusing girls, remains at large
Pioneer Press
PINE CITY, Minn. -- A minister who led a cult-like religious sect in northern Pine County sexually abused numerous girls and young women who lived apart from their families in a "Maidens Group," according to recent criminal charges. Victor Arden ...
Man accused of abusing 2 girls in 'Maidens Group'Anchorage Daily News
Pine Co. Minister Faces 59 Counts Of Sex Abuse, Nationwide Warrant IssuedCBS Local
Nationwide manhunt for accused cult leader charged with sexual abuseRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

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Pope's Holy Week Schedule Both Traditional and Innovative - National Catholic Register

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:05

National Catholic Register

Pope's Holy Week Schedule Both Traditional and Innovative
National Catholic Register
He said priests who are managers, who don't put their own skin and heart on the line, grow dissatisfied, instead of being shepherds “living with 'the smell of the sheep.'” Then at 5pm on Holy Thursday, the Pope will leave his St. Martha residence and ...

Pope's Holy Week Schedule Both Traditional and Innovative - National Catholic Register

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:05

National Catholic Register

Pope's Holy Week Schedule Both Traditional and Innovative
National Catholic Register
He said priests who are managers, who don't put their own skin and heart on the line, grow dissatisfied, instead of being shepherds “living with 'the smell of the sheep.'” Then at 5pm on Holy Thursday, the Pope will leave his St. Martha residence and ...

When making assumptions becomes a sin - The Star Online

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:20

When making assumptions becomes a sin
The Star Online
Verse twelve warns against the making of assumptions as some assumptions are sinful. Verse thirteen reminds people of their same source, coming as they do from the one man and the one woman and it also states that humans were created of differing ...

Man Accused of Abusing 2 Girls in 'Maidens Group' - ABC News

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:45

Headlines & Global News

Man Accused of Abusing 2 Girls in 'Maidens Group'
ABC News
Barnard kept the Maidens isolated and used "religious coercion and intimidation" to maintain his control, Blackwell said Tuesday, adding: "It's certainly cult-like behavior." Investigators believe Barnard abused other girls but have been unable to get ...
Nationwide manhunt for accused cult leader charged with sexual abuseRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

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Jehovah's Witness prediction spurs evangelism - BP News

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:37

Jehovah's Witness prediction spurs evangelism
BP News
NASHVILLE (BP) -- The 100th anniversary of Jehovah's Witnesses' prediction that history would end in 1914 presents an opportunity for leading members of the group to faith in Jesus as Lord and Savior, a Southern Baptist expert on Christian sects and ...

Jehovah's Witness prediction spurs evangelism - BP News

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:37

Jehovah's Witness prediction spurs evangelism
BP News
Founded by Charles Taze Russell in the late 19th century, the Watchtower Society initially taught that the invisible, spiritual presence of Jesus returned to earth in 1874. The battle of Armageddon would follow in 1914, they said, ending human history ...

Church of Scientology wins approval for building to store parishioner records - Tampabay.com (blog)

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:28

Church of Scientology wins approval for building to store parishioner records
Tampabay.com (blog)
Comments. The Community Development Board Tuesday unanimously approved a Church of Scientology warehouse to be built in the city's industrial corridor. The nearly 90,000-square-foot warehouse will be used to house parishioner records, according to ...
Anti-Scientology Conference in ClearwaterNew Times Broward-Palm Beach (blog)
Church of Scientology Honors Los Angeles Volunteers at Disaster Response ...PR Web (press release)

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Sound Affects: Music reviews and ratings - Sacramento Bee

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:38

Sound Affects: Music reviews and ratings
Sacramento Bee
Similarly, "Ghost in our House" is built on harmonies that blanket the song in reverence that seems to come from a religious experience. "Step Forward" builds with grace and power and instrumental interlude "Light at the End of ... One of Cloud Cult's ...

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Terra incognita: Islamophobia/Islamophilia: An intellectual inquisition - Jerusalem Post

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:21

New York Magazine

Terra incognita: Islamophobia/Islamophilia: An intellectual inquisition
Jerusalem Post
The statements that were considered so dangerous included assertions that Islam is a “backwards religion... a destructive, nihilistic cult of death that legitimizes murder.” Her crime was claiming that “Mohammad's example is terrible, don't follow it.
What Was Brandeis Thinking When It Invited Ayaan Hirsi Ali to Speak?New York Magazine
Brandeis University's Disgraceful ActFrontPage Magazine

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Easter Myths - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:11

Easter Myths
Patheos (blog)
I grew up as a Christian, but the experience was generally flat spiritually except around Easter. Palm Sunday was often surprisingly festive and sometimes even rivaled Easter in terms of church pageantry and significance. Good Friday was interesting ...

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