According to one magazine, Japanese followers of Australia’s Little Pebble cult engage in weird sex rituals.
Self-proclaimed prophet William Kamm will spend the next six years behind bars after a second offence involving the seduction of a teenage girl.
William Kamm, 56, was sentenced to five years’ jail in 2005 for kissing, fondling and having sex with the teenager who had been living as part of a religious community he established at Cambewarra, Australia.
Australia: A self-proclaimed prophet known as Little Pebble has been found guilty of sex offences against a girl more than 10 years ago.
A self-proclaimed prophet began a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old follower he selected to be one of his “queens”, a Sydney court has heard.
The creator of an Australian religious community claimed to receive messages from the Virgin Mary and believed a new race of people would be created through him, a Sydney court has heard.
School property linked to the Order of St Charbel religious cult at Cambewarra has been sold at auction. Even the St Joseph’s School toilet block was snapped up in Tuesday’s sale, attended by more than 100 people. School books, computers, the demountable school building and toilet block were all sold in individual lots after the […]
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 appeals the decision. Principal David Williams this year resigned from the school, which operates within […]
A New South Wales priest excommunicated from the Catholic Church has been stripped of his holy orders and responsibilities by the Pope because of his association with William Kamm’s religious sect. Kamm, known to his followers as The Little Pebble, was last month jailed for at least three-and-a-half years for indecently assaulting a then 15-year-old […]
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 conviction and jailing for sex offences against a 15-year-old girl, doubts have been raised about […]
The future of a primary school operating within the confines of a Nowra doomsday cult is under a cloud after its leader, William Kamm, was jailed for sexually assaulting a young girl. The St Joseph’s School board is expected to meet soon to discuss whether the school will remain open next year. The NSW Board […]
William Kamm, the religious cult leader known as “Little Pebble“, is facing new allegations of sexual assault, including intercourse with an 11-year-old girl. Kamm, who was last week jailed for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, today faced 11 fresh charges of sexual assault in Parramatta Local court. A woman, now 18, says Kamm sexually abused […]
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 followers as The Little Pebble, was jailed on Friday for a minimum of three and […]
Followers of a doomsday cult based on the NSW south coast have vowed to “go forward” after their spiritual leader was jailed for sex offences. Malcolm Broussard, now the most senior member of The Order of St Charbel, issued a statement yesterday urging followers to remain at peace and assuring them that “the forces of […]
A religious leader has been jailed for up to five years for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on the NSW south coast. William John Kamm, also known as The Little Pebble, was convicted by a NSW District Court jury of aggravated sexual intercourse and four counts of aggravated indecent assault against the girl. The assaults […]
A woman has told how she was abused when just 15 years old to gratify the depraved sexual desires of controversial religious leader William Kamm. Wiping away tears as she spoke, the 27-year-old woman told Sydney District Court on Friday she had loved and trusted Kamm, known to followers as the Little Pebble, since the […]
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 the students at St Joseph’s School after Kamm’s conviction on Friday. It will also examine […]
A cult leader remains free on bail after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl on the NSW south coast more than a decade ago. After retiring three days ago, a jury today found William “Little Pebble” Kamm guilty on four counts of aggravated indecent assault and one count of aggravated sexual […]
The jury deliberating on sexual assault charges against a religious leader known as The Little Pebble is “making progress” and expects to reach a verdict, the NSW District Court was told today. After nearly two-and-a-half days of considering allegations against 55-year-old William Kamm, Judge John Williams today asked the jury if there was any prospect […]