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 Paul Schaefer

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Wednesday May 9, 2012
Colonia DignidadRNB's Religion News Blog:
Paul Schaefer A little over two years ago former Nazi Paul Schaefer, who founded a secretive German cult in Southern Chile in the 1960s and was later convicted of sexually abusing children, died of heart failure in a prison hospital.

But today, ten years after Chilean police raided Colonia Dignidad’s properties, many of his victims are still seeking closure from the human rights abuses they experienced.

Saturday April 24, 2010
Colonia Dignidad:
Colonia Digniad cult leader Paul Schaefer Former Nazi Paul Schaefer, who founded a secretive German cult in Southern Chile in the 1960s and was later convicted of sexually abusing children, died of heart failure in a prison hospital Saturday, officials said.

He was 88.

Saturday July 12, 2008
Colonia Dignidad:
Paul Schaeffer The founder of a religious cult whose followers thought he was “God on earth” has been sentenced for torturing children.

He preached an unnamed religion that said harsh discipline would draw them closer to the supreme being.


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