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Leah Remini is warning Ireland about Scientology after last night's Prime Time

‘You should be concerned…’

From TheJournal.ie South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God Cult

South Korean mega-church leader guilty of raping followers who believed he was God

Lee Jae-rock led a sprawling church that some had denounced as a cult.

From TheJournal.ie US 'cult leader' accused of brainwashing female 'slaves' and branding them with his initials Nxivm

US 'cult leader' accused of brainwashing female 'slaves' and branding them with his initials

Keith Raniere, co-founder of the group called Nxivm, was arrested in Mexico and returned to Texas.

From TheJournal.ie Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack Cult

Japan preparing to execute cult members behind deadly 1995 sarin gas attack

Fourteen people died in the 1995 attack.

From TheJournal.ie Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland Ff Ard Fheis

Martin says he's concerned about Scientology setting up in Ireland

Earlier this year, TheJournal.ie revealed a new Scientology centre was to open in Firhouse.

From TheJournal.ie US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison Cult

US mass murderer Charles Manson 'seriously ill' after being transferred to hospital from prison

The 82-year-old has been in prison for more than four decades after the 1969 killings.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman who lived in a London cult for decades still supports the convicted leader False Imprisonment

Irish woman who lived in a London cult for decades still supports the convicted leader

Josephine Herivel still calls the man her teacher and leader.

From TheJournal.ie Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion Belgium

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Eleven members of the Belgian branch have been charged with fraud, extortion, running a criminal organisation and violating the right to privacy.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager beaten by family in disturbing 'confession' ritual faces sister in court New York

Teenager beaten by family in disturbing 'confession' ritual faces sister in court

Christopher Leonard, 17, was hospitalised for days after the attack. His brother died.

From TheJournal.ie Parents charged after teenager is beaten to death in secretive church "confession" ritual New York

Parents charged after teenager is beaten to death in secretive church "confession" ritual

Lucas Leonard’s parents and sister are accused of beating him to death at the isolated Word of Life church.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's Killing

Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's

A third man was sentenced to life in prison.

The bad guy from 10 Things I Hate About You has started his own New Age religion

Well, he says it’s a religion.

From TheJournal.ie 6,000 Korean police storm religious compound in manhunt for sunken ferry owner Ferry Disaster

6,000 Korean police storm religious compound in manhunt for sunken ferry owner

Followers of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Korea erected a barricade at the entrance to the complex, but made no move to block police.

From TheJournal.ie The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead Anniversary

The Waco siege ended on this day 21 years ago, leaving 79 dead

The Branch Davidians was a sect that separated from the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1955 and were led by David Koresh .

From TheJournal.ie China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours China

China detains 500-plus people for doomsday rumours

Police seized leaflets, video discs, books and other materials as they made arrests across eight provinces and regions.

From TheJournal.ie Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged Cannibal Cult

Papua New Guinea alleged cannibals charged

Authorities in Papau New Guinea have charged 29 people with the murders and cannibalism of seven suspected witch doctors.

From TheJournal.ie Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack Japan

Last fugitive arrested over deadly Tokyo metro gas attack

A doomsday cult released sarin gas into the Tokyo subway system in 1995, killing 13 people and injured more than 6,000.

From TheJournal.ie California prison officials release new photo of Charles Manson America

California prison officials release new photo of Charles Manson

The 77-year-old former cult leader is serving a life sentence in a California prison for killing nine people.

5 questions for the Fringe: Diet of Worms

Each day for the 16 days of ABSOLUT Fringe 2011 in Dublin, we quiz the creatives on how they work, why they work – and their tips for the festival.