Australian Cult: Twelve Tribes Community arrives in Katoomba, Blue Mountains (NSW)

source: the ferret Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Brisbane – Sydney, Australia — A bizarre bible cult, which advocates beating children before they are old enough to walk, is recruiting in Queensland and New South Wales.Sources say its set up camp in Maleny on the Sunshine Coast (Qld) also Picton Galston and Katoomba in (NSW). Twelve…

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Former Island Pond Church Teacher Gets Time Served in Sex Case

By Dave Gram Source: Boston Globe September 25, 2007 (through Bishop GUILDHALL, Vt. — Molested as a child, a 23-year-old man wept in court Monday as he confronted the former church teacher who abused him when he was 11, telling him: “Don’t you ever do it to anyone else.” John W. Thomas, 37, of…

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