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Apologetics Index Update: Branch Davidians, France, and RNR

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  • Anton Hein
    Greetings! You receive this Apologetics Index update because you signed up for it at: http://www.egroups.com/group/ai-updates/info.html In this update: -
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 19, 2000
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      Greetings!

      You receive this Apologetics Index update because you signed up for it at:

      http://www.egroups.com/group/ai-updates/info.html

      In this update:

      - Branch Davidians trial
      - France plans crackdown on cult crimes
      - Religion News Report


      === Branch Davidians

      This week will the trial of the Branch Davidians vs. the U.S. Government starts:

      :===Begin Quote===
      Davidians, Govt to Meet in Court 7 Years After Waco
      AOL/Reuters, Jun 16 2000
      http://my.aol.com/news/story.tmpl?table=n&cat=01&id=0006160237214446
      WACO, Texas (Reuters) - Seven years after the fiery end of a siege outside Waco,
      Branch Davidians and the U.S government will face off in court next week over
      Davidian claims that federal agents caused the deaths of around 80 cult members.

      At stake is the question, still hotly debated in America, of whether the FBI or
      Branch Davidians are responsible for the deaths of cult leader David Koresh and
      many of his followers.
      [...more...]
      :===End Quote===

      To help you stay on top of news regarding this trial and related issues (cults,
      sects, apologetics, religious freedom, etcetera), Apologetics Index provides the

      Branch Davidians News Page
      http://www.apologeticsindex.org/b10a01.html

      It includes

      1) a pre-defined search of our news database,
      2) a link to archived version of the Religion News Report
      3) Pre-defined searches for the latest trial news (wire services, etc.).

      Also, we have just uploaded a

      Chronological History of the Branch Davidians
      http://www.gospelcom.net/apologeticsindex/b10a02.html

      You may discover many things you did not know about the Branch Davidians.


      === France plans crackdown on cult crimes

      ''President Jacques Chirac has told Mr Clinton that religious freedom will no
      longer be a subject for bilateral presidential talks, in the light of what
      has been officially described as ''shocking'' White House' support for
      Scientologists and Moonies.''
      - http://www.gospelcom.net/apologeticsindex/news/an200614.html#21

      For more info about France, see: http://www.apologeticsindex.org/france-00.html


      === Religion News Report

      The June 18, 2000 issue of Religion News Report has been posted:

      http://www.apologeticsindex.org/news/an200618.html

      Blessings,

      Anton
      --
      Apologetics Index: http://www.apologeticsindex.org/
      Apologetics and Countercult Information about Cults, Sects,
      and Alternative Religious Movements - for Research and Ministry.
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