RISE International works to protect children from abuse in cults. It has the knowledge which should be used to help the victims of abuse in Ireland. Though there is little involvement of the The Children of God’ currently in Ireland we want to provide a connection to the clerical and institutional abuse experienced in Ireland. These people have so much to offer, as was seen in the interview on TV3 which can accessed in any part of the world. https://dialogueireland.wordpress.com/2010/01/21/tv3%E2%80%99s-midweek-on-irish-cults/#more-2416
Here we wish to provide the historical background for people from Ireland to leave their stories. The Director met in Faith Berg on the opening night in the summer of 1972 in London and was invited to Bromley where a guitar was played in his face, You got to be a baby!
In Ireland they were in Haddon Road, Clontarf and it was there that Una McManus decided to exit. Her book not fora million dollars tells her story. Many of the early escapees remained Christians, now the abuse and conditioning was so strong it has led to a total feeling of nausea around the faith. In the 70’s they were in Newcastle, Co Dublin and had many bottles of water stocked up as they awaited a nuclear explosion.
In the 90’s they were around Duleek Co Meath and were still advocating open marriages. Gordon Melton visited them there. They ran a propaganda outfit at the Inform Conference in London in 1993 and again in 2001. Abi the big mama who ran this operation sanitisation from Luton. We have befriended many survivors and a lot of victims who never recoverd following their immersion in this serious abusive group.
Please if you are one of them leave your story here: Continue reading
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