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Comparing Hamas to biblical cult of child-killers is neither accurate nor helpful - Raw Story

12 hours 47 min ago

Raw Story

Comparing Hamas to biblical cult of child-killers is neither accurate nor helpful
Raw Story
The worshippers of Moloch are presented in the Bible as sacrificing children as part of religious rituals designed to gain divine favour (the work of my colleague Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou is helpful in highlighting the complexities of trying ...

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China tries 5 accused cult members for murder - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

16 hours 9 min ago

China tries 5 accused cult members for murder
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
BEIJING — Five people stood trial Thursday in the beating death of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in eastern China who reportedly refused to join their anti-Communist Christian sect — a high-profile crime that led to a wave of arrests of cult ...

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China tries 5 accused cult members for murder - MiamiHerald.com

17 hours 2 min ago

China tries 5 accused cult members for murder
MiamiHerald.com
BEIJING -- Five people stood trial Thursday in the beating death of a woman at a McDonald's restaurant in eastern China who reportedly refused to join their anti-Communist Christian sect — a high-profile crime that led to a wave of arrests of cult ...

Cult members 'unrepentant' as they face trial for Shandong McDonald's murder - South China Morning Post (subscription)

17 hours 8 min ago

Cult members 'unrepentant' as they face trial for Shandong McDonald's murder
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult went on trial on Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, the court said. The woman, surnamed Wu, was attacked in May at the restaurant in Zhaoyuan ...

'Cult' members on trial for McDonald's death - 3News NZ

17 hours 44 min ago

'Cult' members on trial for McDonald's death
3News NZ
Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult have gone on trial for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, the court said. The woman, surnamed Wu, was attacked in May at the restaurant in Zhaoyuan, ...

China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder - Yahoo! Voices

18 hours 26 min ago

Yahoo! Voices

China tries five cult members for McDonald's murder
Yahoo! Voices
Former President Jiang Zemin launched a campaign in 1999 to crush the Falun Gong religious group, banning it as an "evil cult" after thousands of practitioners staged a surprise but peaceful sit-in outside the leadership compound in Beijing to demand ...

China Tries Five Members of Religious Cult for McDonald's Murder - Bloomberg

20 hours 37 sec ago

Channel News Asia

China Tries Five Members of Religious Cult for McDonald's Murder
Bloomberg
The group are members of the of the Church of the Almighty God that China accuses of being a cult, declaring it illegal, state media reported. Since June, Chinese police have arrested “nearly” 1,000 suspected members of the group, the Ministry of ...
China Arrests 'Nearly 1000' Members Of Quannengshen Religious CultHuffington Post
Chinese police arrest 1000 in swoop on banned cultIrish Times
China tries five cult members for McDonald's murderYahoo News
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'McDonald's Cult Murder': Five In Court - Sky News

20 hours 40 min ago

'McDonald's Cult Murder': Five In Court
Sky News
It is one of 14 cults that China has listed as illegal. Following the death, authorities announced the round-up of hundreds of alleged cult members. China has struggled at times to control grassroots religious movements based on Christian or Buddhist ...

China Tries 5 Cult Members for Murder - ABC News

22 hours 49 min ago

China Tries 5 Cult Members for Murder
ABC News
It is one of 14 cults that China has listed as illegal, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. Following the incident, authorities announced the roundup of hundreds of alleged cult members. China has struggled at times to control grassroots ...

China tries 5 cult members for murder - Kansas.com

23 hours 36 min ago

China tries 5 cult members for murder
Kansas.com
It is one of 14 cults that China has listed as illegal, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. Following the incident, authorities announced the roundup of hundreds of alleged cult members. China has struggled at times to control grassroots ...

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Five 'cult' members on trial in China for McDonald's killing: court - The Straits Times

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:45

The Straits Times

Five 'cult' members on trial in China for McDonald's killing: court
The Straits Times
An image taken from a video that captured six members of a religious cult attacking a woman, surnamed Wu, with chairs, then with a metal mop. Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult went on trial on Thursday for ...

China tries 5 cult members for murder - Kansas City Star

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:44

China tries 5 cult members for murder
Kansas City Star
It is one of 14 cults that China has listed as illegal, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. Following the incident, authorities announced the roundup of hundreds of alleged cult members. China has struggled at times to control grassroots ...

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing - Channel News Asia

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:22

Channel News Asia

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing
Channel News Asia
BEIJING: Five people accused by Chinese authorities of being members of a religious cult went on trial Thursday for beating a woman to death at a McDonald's restaurant, the court said. The woman, surnamed Wu, was attacked in May at the restaurant in ...

The Islamic State is destroying the greatest melting pot in history - Spectator.co.uk

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 23:14

Spectator.co.uk

The Islamic State is destroying the greatest melting pot in history
Spectator.co.uk
As the fighters of the Islamic State drive from village to captured village in their looted humvees, they criss-cross what in ancient times was a veritable womb of gods. For millennia, the Fertile Crescent teemed with a bewildering variety of cults and ...

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing: court - Bangkok Post

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 22:50

China 'cult' members on trial for McDonald's killing: court
Bangkok Post
They were seeking to recruit her into a cult called Quannengshen, it said. The group, which can be translated as Church of Almighty God, was outlawed by the government in the mid-1990s, according to media reports. Images of the five accused, dressed in ...

Church of Almighty God or Eastern Lightning in Australia: Fears the terrifying ... - NEWS.com.au

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 20:12

Church of Almighty God or Eastern Lightning in Australia: Fears the terrifying ...
NEWS.com.au
“It's very popular because they basically talk to people who have some experience of Christianity and say 'we can promise you freedom from sin' but it actually ends up enslaving people to a cult. While it has some similarities with Christianity it's ...

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Chinese police arrest 1000 in swoop on banned Church of Almighty God sect - Irish Times

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 13:41

Chinese police arrest 1000 in swoop on banned Church of Almighty God sect
Irish Times
Beijing does not allow new religions outside the streams of the Communist approved versions of Buddhism, Taoism, Islam, Catholicism and Protestantism. Chinese authorities are particularly wary of cults, which can grow in power and turn into national ...

'Pretty Little Liars' actors star in a short film about cults - Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:14

'Pretty Little Liars' actors star in a short film about cults
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
In the film, Bellisario and Mitchell play two cult members who were supposed to partake in a group suicide but end up surviving. Bellisario's Bennett is a religious fanatic who thinks she's done something wrong, while Mitchell's Marissa cracks jokes ...

Chinese authority arrested thousand members of Quannengshen religious cult - Jagran Josh

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 08:53

Chinese authority arrested thousand members of Quannengshen religious cult
Jagran Josh
Chinese authority on 19 August 2014 arrested thousand members of banned Quannengshen or the Church of Almighty God religious cult. China had outlawed Quannengshen as illegal cult. Further China had sentenced dozens of followers of Quannengshen ...

Comparing Hamas to biblical cult of child-killers is neither accurate nor helpful - The Conversation UK

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 01:46

Comparing Hamas to biblical cult of child-killers is neither accurate nor helpful
The Conversation UK
The worshippers of Moloch are presented in the Bible as sacrificing children as part of religious rituals designed to gain divine favour (the work of my colleague Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou is helpful in highlighting the complexities of trying ...

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