Mothers of invention

August 28th, 2008

Reporter Michael Valpy travels to Cape Cod to explain how a bizarre religious group fabricated by two charismatic women sparked controversy and alleged abuse at an elite Ontario private school

MICHAEL VALPY
From Saturday's Globe and Mail
October 6, 2007 at 12:00 AM EDT
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ORLEANS, MASS. — They were two overweight boozing housewives who hid their drinking, their harridan brawling and their lesbian affair from all but a few obeisant servants. They lived like royalty with a private plane at their command, a Jaguar, a Bermuda estate and a flat in England.

In private, they read cheap magazines, consumed vast amounts of food, fought physically and shrieked at each other for hours on end.

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Chronicle's Television Interview

August 7th, 2008

Day 1; Part 1 of 3

How it all started.

Day 1; Part 2 of 3

Accusations of Mind Control

Day 1; Part 3 of 3

The Community of Jesus is defined as a Cult

Day 2; Part 1 of 3

Prioress contradicts Member's statement that Community separates children from their parents.

Day 2; Part 2 of 3

Ex-Member's descriptions of abuse at Community of Jesus

Day 2; Part 3 of 3

Allegations of questionable practices.