Twelve Tribes Archive

You'll find articles about this subject in each of the items listed, even if the term does not necessarily occur within the headlines or descriptive text.

Twelve Tribes members defend sect

Members of the Twelve Tribes, a worldwide religious sect that critics decry as a cult, have operated a well-known local bakery for more than a decade, largely unnoticed. But Sunday the group found itself defending its beliefs and practices against …

It’s all Folk!

Capital overrun with festival merriment On the National Mall this weekend, pedestrians can stroll along hearing Rara music from Haiti or Afro-Cuban sounds emanating from one of several large tents. The visitor may also do a double take when he …

Protect the Abuser

The Twelve Tribes sect defends its own — aiding accused child molesters On a spring morning two years ago, Kimberly Peck saw something shocking in the hut where her daughters were sleeping. Peck, then a member of the Twelve Tribes …