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Religious Trauma Syndrome?

April 2, 2019


The Public and Private Turmoil of Escaping a Suspected Sex Cult (NXIVM)

December 11, 2018


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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 […]