A law student who participated in a brazen daylight kidnapping was sentenced to 15 months house arrest yesterday after admitting to a bizarre plot to rescue a woman
whose family feared she was being brainwashed
by a religious cult
The ‘rescue’ involved a member of the Dominion Christian Centre.
An evangelical church that used donor money to pay for gym memberships, Gucci fashion accessories and trips to Hawaii and elsewhere for its directors has been stripped of its charitable licence by the federal government.
At least one family claims it is a cult
and faces criminal charges
for trying to remove their daughter.
A doctor accused of kidnapping his daughter, whom he feared was being brainwashed
by a religious cult
, will go to trial in the fall.
Dr. Renato Brun Del Re
, 54, a family physician, was charged with kidnapping and forcible confinement after his daughter was abducted on Dec. 21, 2005.
Family physician Dr. Renato Brun Del Re
, 54, was charged with
kidnapping and forcible confinement after his daughter was abducted back on Dec. 21, 2005.
He and his family believe the daughter has been brainwashed by a religious cult.
A doctor accused of kidnapping his daughter in order to get her to leave a religious cult will have to wait another month before he learns his trial date.
Also accused in the case are the woman’s mother, 55-year-old Lucie Brun Del Re, a French teacher in Georgetown; her brother Giancarlo Brun Del Re; and family friends Alan Honner and Theresa Honner.
The church, Dominion Christian Centre, denies it is a cult…
A Mississauga doctor accused, together with four other people, of kidnapping his daughter will appear in court next month to have a trial date set.
Dr. Renato Brun Del Re was charged with kidnapping and forcible confinement after his daughter was abducted Dec. 21, 2005.
His daughter is a member of the Dominion Christian Church in Hamilton. He alleges the church is a religious cult and that his daughter had been brainwashed.
A Mississauga doctor, his wife, son and two friends have been ordered to stand trial for kidnapping and forcible confinement.
The five are accused of attempting to forcibly deprogram the physician’s adult daughter, whom they feared was being brainwashed by a religious group operating in Hamilton’s North End.
Five people are charged with kidnapping and forcible confinement after a religious-cult deprogrammer from Tennessee was hired to talk to Brun Del Re and try to convince her to leave the DCC.
A father who allegedly kidnapped his daughter to save her from a religiou cult is going on trial.
A man charged with forcibly trying to “deprogram” his daughter from the effects of an alleged religious cult says he and his family are being sustained by their faith in God.
Canadian Television program W-FIVE investigates the Dominion Christian Centre in Hamilton, Ontario.
A W-FIVE investigation delves into the world of a Hamilton-based church revealing how its psychological hold on members has literally torn families apart.
Family members fear the worst for their children who have joined a downtown Hamilton Christian group. But the group’s leader denies the Dominion Christian Centre on Park Street North is a cult.
A well-respected Ontario couple — a family doctor and his teacher wife — are at the centre of bizarre kidnapping allegations in a case that could spark debate about whether parents are justified in breaking the law if they believe their child is in peril. Dr. Renato Brun Del Re, his wife, Lucie, their son and several friends will appear in court in Hamilton today on kidnapping charges for their desperate efforts to remove their daughter, who is now 23, from what they believe is a cult operating in downtown Hamilton.
Hamilton police have charged three more persons in connection with a bizarre kidnapping incident near a Hamilton church three years ago. Each person is charged with forcible confinement, which carries up to 10 years in prison if convicted. This brings to six the number of people charged, after an alleged attempt to deprogram a woman who joined the Dominion Christian Centre (DCC) on Park Street North in Hamilton.
A Hamilton evangelical Christian group at the heart of a kidnapping case denies it is a religious cult. Hamilton police have charged members of a Milton family with abduction after an alleged attempt to deprogram a family member who joined the Dominion Christian Centre on Park St. N. three years ago.
A Mississauga doctor and his son are facing charges of kidnapping and forcible confinement after an alleged attempt to deprogram a woman who joined an evangelical Christian group in Hamilton. Meanwhile, members of the Christian group denies allegations of being a religious cult. Hamilton police laid the charges in connection with the alleged abduction of […]
A Hamilton charismatic evangelical Christian group at the centre of a kidnapping case denies it is a religious cult. Hamilton police have charged members of a Milton family with abduction after an alleged attempt to deprogram a family member who joined the Dominion Christian Centre (DCC) on Park Street North three years ago. Police say […]