Category: Herbert and Catherine Schaible

On Feb. 19, 2014, the Schaibles were sentenced to to three and a half to seven years in state prison.

Faith healing parents lose bid to dismiss homicide charges

Herbert and Catherine Schaible, charged with murder in the faith healing death of their 8-month old son, have lost their bid to have those charges dismissed.

The couple, members of an abusive church that teaches you can lose your salvation if you seek out medical help, is already on probation in the 2009 faith healing death of another son.

Ex-members of faith healing church say death surrounded them

Former members of First Century Gospel Church, which teaches that a person’s salvation depends on trusting God to heal without medical help or medicine, refer to the church as a cult.

Two of its members will soon stand trial on murder charges in the ‘faith healing’ death of their 7-month old son.

Faith-Healing Death Ruled a Homicide; Parents Charged With Murder

The death of an 8-month old son of a Philadelphia ‘faith healing’ couple already on probation for the negligence death of another child has been ruled a homicide by a medical examiner.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible have been charged with third-degree murder.

Children of faith healers get court-ordered medical care

Seven children of a Herbert and Catherine Schaible, couple under investigation in the death of their 8-month old son, have received court-ordered medical examinations and any needed immunizations.

The Schaible’s are members of the First Century Gospel Church, which teaches that a person’s salvation depends on trusting God to heal without medical help or medicine.

Faith healing parents members of abusive church

Prosecutors are awaiting the autopsy results of an 8-months-old boy whose ‘faith healing only’ parents are on probation in the 2009 death of their 2-year-old son.

The parents attend a church whose false teachings regarding faith, healing and salvation are a form of spiritual abuse.

Faith healing couple probed in second child’s death

A faith healing couple who are members of a church that shuns doctors and medicine have lost a second child.

Convicted of involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment, two years ago the couple were sentenced to probation under the stipulation that they schedule regular medical appointments for all their children.