The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God

Episode 2 · October 18th, 2017 · 40 mins 5 secs

About this Episode

Ugandan cult The Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God was one of the deadliest in world history, with the number of people who died similar to the infamous Jonestown massacre, and some say even more.

The mastermind behind this cult? A woman named Credonia Mwerinde, who said she was receiving messages directly from the Virgin Mary.

CW: references to physical and emotional abuse, controlling behaviours, and murder. Please consider whether you would like to listen on this basis. Content is not suitable for children.

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