Topic / Cults

Homosexuality: Exclusive Brethren exposed as liars

The Exclusive Brethren Church in Australia has denied that it is ‘resolutely anti-gay’, even though it mistreats its gay members, and has launched numerous political campaigns against the rights of LGBT people starting over a decade ago. According to The Canberra Times, reports have surfaced that the cash-rich separatist religious cult, which donates secretly to […]

New website exposes dangers of a ‘faith-based’ education

Launched earlier this month, Faith Schoolers Anonymous sets out to to document the experiences of pupils were exposed to indoctrination and fed hateful propaganda in schools with a religious ethos. According to this British Humanist Society (BHA) report, Faith Schoolers Anonymous was launched as a new service for pupil whistle-blowers, where bloggers from a range […]

Ex-Jehovah’s Witness ‘fixes’ the cult’s vile anti-gay video

The latest in a series of creepy Jehovah’s Witness videos, aimed primarily at children, attacks same-sex parenting – but it’s been comprehensively buggered up by a joker who turned the despicable message on its head. The video, below, fixed by “Trixie Firecarcker TV” – a former member of the cult – describes loving gay parents […]

Real Water®, a Scientologist and very Catholic lawsuit

Scientologist Brent A Jones, above centre, who serves as a Republican member of the Nevada Assembly, has a nice little scam going on the side, selling Real Water® to gullible fools. But his Las Vegas company, Real Alkalized Water, is getting some unwelcome attention, thanks to a lawsuit filed by one Grecia Echevarria-Hernandez. According to this […]

Scientology head threatens lawsuit over his father’s book

Lawyers acting for the Church of Scientology’s  head honcho David Miscavige’s have threatened to file a lawsuit against Miscavige’s father Ron, who has written a ‘tell all’ book about the cult. According to this report, London-based publisher Silvertail Books has received a letter from Johnsons Solicitors, a law firm that specialises in high-profile defamation cases. The threat […]

JW chef tells customer: ‘Thou shalt not have black pudding’

Lunacy reached new heights when a chef working for Sainsbury’s refused to serve a customer with black pudding in the store’s café. According to this report, Alan MacKay has received an apology from the supermarket giant which confirmed that the chef, employed at its Nottingham café, was a Jehovah’s Witness who would not serve black […]

Do Scientology ‘volunteer ministers’ really help millions?

Hop across to this Scientology site, and you’ll see a claim guaranteed to raise eyebows: Over the course of the past twelve months, hundreds of thousands trained in the skills of the Scientology Volunteer Minister reached out and helped others in times of disaster. Their actions embodied the words of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard: […]

Blow to $cientology in the Netherlands

A court in the Hague last week revoked Scientology’s status as a “public welfare institution”  – and the tax exemption that goes with it. According to this report, the court ruled that sales of the cult’s courses and “therapy” sessions are aimed at profit-making, and therefore The Church of Scientology does not merit being on the tax […]

Judge protects child from religious conflict

A pair of devout Jehovah’s Witnesses have been ordered by a British Columbia judge not to involve their four-year-old granddaughter in the activities of their silly cult. The couple, according to this report, lost their bid for unsupervised access to the girl because they insisted on taking her to worship at a Kingdom Hall despite the repeated […]

Fatal church beating: more facts emerge

Lucas Leonard, 19, the NY man who was beaten to death at the Word of Life Church, was being subjected to a ‘family counseling session’ along with his younger brother, Christopher, 17. Their parents, Bruce Leonard, 65, and Deborah Leonard, 59, above, have been charged with manslaughter. In addition, four of the couple’s fellow parishioners […]