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40 Years after Jonestown Massacre: we have to be vigilant about religious groups that operate in secret

November 15, 2018


40 years after Jonestown massacre: Why survivor Jackie Speier says we have to be vigilant about religious groups that operate in secret   09/28/18 ABC 7 News   Cheryl Jennings This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history. It happened to American citizens living in a religious […]

Hope, Healing, Helping Available Workshops

October 1, 2018


Dear Friends, here is a heads up about some upcoming activities in the USA and abroad to help you on your healing, learning, helping journeys Subject: Coming ICSA events. Please tell others who might be interested.Connecticut, Los Angeles, England, Poland, Massachusetts. Call for Papers: ICSA 2019 Annual Conference University of Salford Greater Manchester, UK July […]

I lost my brother to the Legion of Christ, Catholic Religious Order

April 9, 2018


Young woman documents her brother’s joining the LEGION OF CHRIST, a controversial and much criticized relatively new religious order founded in Mexico and now in 40 countries. Critics of the order have labelled it “dysfunctional family” -and “intra-ecclesial sect”, meaning that the way it operates, control of Behavior, Information, Thought and Emotions is similar to […]

The Man who Subjugated his Wife

December 18, 2017


                     International Cultic Studies Association <> To:International Cultic Studies Association Dec 11 at 1:43 PM ICSA News Desk shares articles of interest or importance with ICSA members who have signed up for News Desk. Selection of an article for the News Desk mailing does not mean that ICSA, its directors, staff, volunteers, or members agree […]

Baton Rouge’s Shooter Gavin Long’s Bizarre Sect

July 19, 2016


07.18.16 Baton Rouge Shooter Gavin Long’s Bizarre Sect Gavin Long adhered to a separatist religious movement that followed a self-declared ‘Empress.’ The Daily Beast. Katie Zavadsk Like any new religious movement, the Washitaw Nation—to which Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long adhered—has a fantastical origin story. Its empress was born encased in her own placenta as […]

End July Workshop for Former Members of Mind Control Groups in Colorado

July 15, 2016


    Last chance to register for recovery workshop in Colorado ICSA’s recovery workshop for former group members has taken place in Colorado for the past 25 years. Attendees have given the workshop extremely high ratings year after year. The facilitators, who have volunteered their time for many years, have decided that 2016 will be […]

Beware of the Gurus on Facebook: Raw Impact Ministries

June 8, 2016


here is one testimony from a friend to a friend about a Guy called David….who runs RAW IMPACT Ministries…(out of other people’s houses!) ” I met David on Facebook about 2 years ago in early 2014. He was a friend of one of my Facebook friends and she introduced me to him. When I first […]