Order of Saint Charbel Archive

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Cult school will close

A primary school within the compound of a Nowra doomsday cult will close next year, after the NSW Board of Studies refused to renew its registration. St Joseph’s School students must attend alternate schools in 2006 unless the school successfully …

Cult Exodus

Future of Pebble school in doubt An exodus of followers from William Kamm‘s Order of St Charbel community at West Cambewarra has threatened the viability of the community’s school. With several members of the breakaway Catholic community leaving following Kamm’s …

Cult falls apart

Members go into hiding; Children spirited away The walls appear to be falling in on William Kamm’s Order of St Charbel, with former followers leaving the West Cambewarra community in droves, while others have gone into hiding. Kamm, known to …

Cult school scrutinised

The NSW Board of Studies will investigate a private school established by a Nowra doomsday cult after cult leader William Kamm was convicted of sexual assault. Acting NSW Education Minister David Campbell said the investigation would review the safety of …