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Danes, once again, take top spot in world happiness report

Danes, once again, take top spot in world happiness report | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Scandinavian nation of 5.6 million has held the happy title twice before
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Televangelists (HBO)

U.S. tax law allows television preachers to get away with almost anything. We know this from personal experience. Our Lady of Perpetual Exemption will not be...

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Fr. Marcial Maciel, founder of the Legion of Christ cult, gained exemption from Vatican censures because of his success as a trainer of seminarians and accrued a fortune which he shared with the popes and with Vatican monsignors he bribed

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Palmarian Catholic Church cult 'destroyed Breda' - Nephew of Wexford recluse ... - Belfast Telegraph

Palmarian Catholic Church cult 'destroyed Breda' - Nephew of Wexford recluse ... - Belfast Telegraph | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
The heartbroken family of Bridget Crosbie, the 84-year-old woman who lay dead in her Wexford home for two months, has blamed a secretive religious sect for “destroying the sweet girl we
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Catholic Cults exist; here's another

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Criteria for Recognizing a Religious Sect as a “Cult” - Patheos (blog)

Criteria for Recognizing a Religious Sect as a “Cult” - Patheos (blog) | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Criteria for Recognizing a Religious Sect as a “Cult”
Patheos (blog)
Some anti-cult writers called the Roman Catholic Church a “cult.” Many labeled the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints a cult.
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Cults or groups with cult like characteristic. 

The author demonstrates great erudition and looks at the issue from a theological point of view without excluding the sociological. I find it very helpful for all Christian readers and students.

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Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out

Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out http://t.co/gSSLW3PC7t
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Does it say how to avoid falling into another cult or cultish relationship?

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What makes a cult? | Rick Ross

What makes a cult? | Rick Ross | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Rick Ross: A typical cult has a charismatic, unaccountable leader, persuades by coercion and exploits its members, economically, sexually or in some other way
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How to spot a cult - Stand Up For The Truth

How to spot a cult - Stand Up For The Truth | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
When you hear the word, “Cult,” do you think of Jim Jones, David Koresh or perhaps Charles Manson? Think you can easily recognize a cult by its crazy leaders and practices?
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Harmful groups can be subtle...

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Always good to keep sharp!

 

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ghosts-in-the-tv: "Cults: What Parents Should... - family of love

ghosts-in-the-tv: "Cults: What Parents Should... - family of love | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
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“"Cults: What Parents Should Know. A practical guide to help parents with children in destructive groups", Ross and Langone, (1989).
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oldie but goodie

 

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Extreme sect secures £13m tax breaks | The Times

Extreme sect secures £13m tax breaks | The Times | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
The charity regulator secured tax breaks worth millions of pounds for a hardline Christian sect despite finding that its practices caused harm
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Overnights Podcast - Cults - ABC Online

Overnights Podcast - Cults - ABC Online | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it

you can be in one without realizingWhy can cults be so dangerous?

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you can be in one without realizing it

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'I was brainwashed by a cult': How one woman escaped and rebuilt her life - Daily Mail

'I was brainwashed by a cult': How one woman escaped and rebuilt her life - Daily Mail | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Alexandra Stein was drawn into a secretive political cult. She finally escaped aged 36. Here she explains how it feels to have every aspect of your life controlled.
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IT HAPPENS EVERY DAY

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Pope picks 15 new cardinals to reflect diversity

Pope picks 15 new cardinals to reflect diversity | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals Sunday, selecting them from 14 nations, including far-flung corners of the world such as Tonga, New Zealand, Cape Verde and Myanmar, to reflect the diversity of the church and its growth in places like Asia and...
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Diversify

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Chris on Twitter

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Cultured ABC reasoning meaningless when dealing with death cults pic.twitter.com/QxbXfdOgxL
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A Tale of Grapes, Politics, Cults, and Aliens: Why People Cling to False Beliefs | The Daily Sheeple

A Tale of Grapes, Politics, Cults, and Aliens: Why People Cling to False Beliefs | The Daily Sheeple | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Why do people make irrational choices, cling to ridiculous beliefs, and stand by political candidates - even when that candidate is clearly lying or
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Vatican arrests 2 over Catholic Church documents leaked to media

Vatican arrests 2 over Catholic Church documents leaked to media | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it

Priest and a laywoman held for alleged leaking of secret documents before books touting Vatican misdeeds come out

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Opus Dei priest arrested by Vatican

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Sects in Australia: Fringe religious groups that have left their mark on the ... - The Daily Telegraph

Sects in Australia: Fringe religious groups that have left their mark on the ... - The Daily Telegraph | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
OSCAR-WINNER Cate Blanchett‘s debut as director will tell the story of a woman who flees a cult only to fall into a nightmare of imprisonment and government detention.
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out of the frying pan into the fire!
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" Cults: Dangerous Devotion" - Full Crime Documentary

History Channel Cults Dangerous Devotion - Documentary 2015. The Dangerous Devotion to Cults (Full Documentary) World's Scariest Drug (Documentary ...
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The scary stuff. But it all starts very innocently...

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The Danger Of Cults

The Danger Of Cults | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Religious Cults Religious cults use a white-washed front to cover up the evil they do. They will use a messiah figure that is a perfect person with no flaws. They will claim to represent this messi...
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Be prepared! They can be anywhere, even in the Catholic Church. See Mother of God Community, Miles Christi, Miraculous Meal Movement...

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How to spot a cult - Stand Up For The Truth

How to spot a cult - Stand Up For The Truth | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
When you hear the word, “Cult,” do you think of Jim Jones, David Koresh or perhaps Charles Manson? Think you can easily recognize a cult by its crazy leaders and practices?
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Always good to keep sharp!

 

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Harmful groups can be subtle...

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Charts of Cults, Sects, & Religious Movements - Christian Research Institute

Charts of Cults, Sects, & Religious Movements - Christian Research Institute | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
When you want well-organized, essential information on one of the many cults, sects, and movements that dot today’s religious landscape, this collection of charts is invaluable.
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It's always good to see how the other person sees it!

 

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Vatican Spokesman Threatens to Sue Catholic Blogger - Breitbart News

Vatican Spokesman Threatens to Sue Catholic Blogger - Breitbart News | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
Vatican spokesman Father Thomas Rosica, who works in the media, has threatened to sue a Canadian blogger for allegedly criticizing him.
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the Legion of Christ also do it; they have deep pockets to pay expensive law firms

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20 Great Films About Religious Cults That Are Worth Your Time

20 Great Films About Religious Cults That Are Worth Your Time | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
There are many films about or concerning religious cults, their leaders and more often than not - their demise as a group. The word 'cult' can be taken in many different ways, so these films are a
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Cults - Abducted - YouTube

Music video by Cults performing Abducted. (C) 2011 Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited
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NEW YORK: New Book "Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out" | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online

NEW YORK: New Book "Cults Inside Out: How People Get In and Can Get Out" | Business Wire | Rock Hill Herald Online | cults and sects in the catholic church | Scoop.it
How do individuals get involved with cults in the first place, and what steps can be taken to “deprogram” and heal those who have been drawn into these damaging groups?
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