Tag: Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
The insular Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) is building a “fortress-type” wall around its meeting house in Colorado City, Arizona.
Observers believe the wall is being erected on the orders of cult leader Warren Jeffs, who is serving a sentence of life plus 20 years in prison.
The state of Texas is one step closer to seizing the Yearning For Zion Ranch — a 1,691 acres property owned by the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Under Texas law, law enforcement can try to seize property that was used to commit or facilitate certain criminal conduct.
The TLC series ‘Breaking the Faith’ purports to show life inside and outside the destructive, polygamous FLDS cult. But are the stories real?
In December TCL features a second series that focuses on the FLDS, featuring a woman who helps people escape the cult.
Also: Former FLDS plural wife Rebecca Musser wore red when she testified against cult leader Warren Jeffs. Here’s why.
L. Ron Hubbard foresaw a day when followers of his fantasy religion would create a new world. The cult is almost ready to take on that challenge.
Propeties belonging to imprisoned cult leader Tony Alamo will be sold in order to pay two of his former victims. And like Alamo, cult leader Warren Jeffs still controls his followers from behind bars.
Also: The Child-Friendly Faith Project is holding a conference on child abuse occurring in faith communities and cultural groups.
Plus: Michelle Pfeiffer talks about her involvement in a cult.
A judge will look for five to seven qualified people to create a board that will oversee the redistribution of homes and other property within the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
The state of Utah seized the cult’s property trust fund in 2005 over concerns of mismanagement.
An arrest warrant has been issued for Matt Pitt — pastor of one of America’s most popular youth ministries — for impersonating a police officer. Also: A look at the state of America’s interfaith movement.
Here’s why non-Muslim women in Sweden are donning headscarves. And how do you forgive a crime like murder?
The Utah Supreme Court says that 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg made an error when she secularized a polygamous church’s property trust.
The ruling will not benefit the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, since the sect missed the deadline to challenge Lindberg’s decision.
The state of Utah wants to divest control of a religious sect’s property trust fund .
We’ll tell you what the United Effort Plan (UEP) property trust is, why Utah seized control of it, why the UEP has been the subject of ongoing legal battles, and why the state is looking for exit strategies.
‘Psychic’ James van Praagh is concerned that the public will be confused and deceived (but not in the way you might think).
A court has rules that the polygamous cult known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) cannot intervene in the way the State of Utah runs the sect’s property trust.
And Narconon of Georgia, a Scientology front group, is being investigated for insurance fraud.
A polygamous cult of Mormonism, whose prophet is serving life in prison, is coming under increased scrutiny by U.S. authorities.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has announced a criminal probe to determine whether marshals in the FLDS cult-dominated town of Colorado City are preventing women from leaving the polygamous sect.