David Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: AlamyDavid Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: Alamy
David Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: Alamy

Brainwashing, child abuse, even bioterrorism: six sex cults that went well beyond ‘love thy neighbour’

From Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his 93 Rolls Royces to paedophile David Berg and his 10,000 followers, here are six weird sex cults from around the world

Topic |   Cults
David Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: AlamyDavid Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: Alamy
David Berg (seated) founded the Children of God cult whose members included River and Joaquin Phoenix and Rose McGowan when they were children. Photo: Alamy
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