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Inside The Family Cult, The Australian Doomsday Group Started By A Yoga Teacher
The Family was anything but a typical family, but rather a doomsday cult with a leader who believed herself to be the reincarnation of Jesus Christ.
This Week In History News, Sept. 23 – 29
Jesus' possible use of cannabis oil, the mystery of "art's most scandalous vagina," and an unearthed medieval board game.
This Week In History News, Sept. 16 – 22
Woman who seduced and killed Nazis as a teen dies at 92, scientists unearth mummified Ice Age wolf pup, researchers find evidence of medieval female pope.
Experts Believe That Jesus May Have Used Cannabis Oil To Perform His Miracles
"If cannabis was one of the main ingredients of the ancient anointing oil and receiving this oil is what made Jesus the Christ and his followers Christians, then persecuting those who use cannabis could be considered anti-Christ."
Rumored Female Pope Denied By Catholic Church For Centuries May Have Existed, New Evidence Shows
The Catholic Church has long denied the existence of Pope Joan, but newly uncovered coins suggest that she could have existed after all.
The Catholic Church Reportedly Spent $3.8 Billion In Abuse Pay-Offs
The report comes after abuse allegations were revealed as a part of a state investigation in Pennsylvania.
A Satanic Monument Was Just Erected In Front Of Arkansas’ State Capitol
"Good people of Arkansas and supporters of religious liberty, I present to you Baphomet — the symbol of pluralism, legal equality, tolerance, free inquiry, freedom of conscious, and reconciliation."
An Ex-Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse Got A Job At Disney World — With The Catholic Church’s Help
The church reportedly helped the former priest get the job, even though they knew he was accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy.
A Couple Biking The World On A “Humans Are Kind” Adventure Killed By ISIS Militants
"By and large, humans are kind. Self-interested sometimes, myopic sometimes, but kind. Generous and wonderful and kind," the couple wrote in their joint blog before the attack.
From Rocketry Pioneer To Deviant Occultist, Jack Parsons Was The Ultimate Mad Scientist
Jack Parsons helped invent rocket science itself, but his sordid extracurricular activities caused him to be all but written out of history.
This Week In History News, July 15 – 21
Shroud of Turin shown to be fake, Ötzi the Iceman's last meal reconstructed, medieval warrior with knife for a hand unearthed.