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Fact Sheets

Our Fact Sheets are a work in progress, so keep your eye on this page as we add more and more resources. These are designed to help you understand Gloriavale better, and to help answer some of your questions about cults in general. If there are any topics you’d like more information on, please let us know!

Fact Sheets

Cults and Kids

The issues faced by children born and/or raised in a destructive group tends to be all pervasive, particularly if the group experience was communal. These issues, while similar to those faced by adults (former members) who had a “prior life”, are far more consuming. Therefore, the resolution of these issues require a different approach and
understanding.

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Suicidal Ideation in Gloriavale

Gloriavale holds to a strict view that if someone commits suicide they will go to hell. This has been strongly taught for 50 years, and we believe it’s likely a significant factor which reduces the likelihood of there being a mass suicide event inside Gloriavale. They teach that if you commit suicide, it shows you didn’t have enough faith, and that is a sin.

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