Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP
Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP

21 people linked to Singapore chapter of South Korea’s Shincheonji Church arrested for covert activities

  • The nine men and 12 women had allegedly ‘re-engaged’ in activities connected to the church, the Ministry of Home Affairs said
  • The religious sect attracted global media attention earlier this year after being linked to a sudden spike in Covid-19 cases in South Korea

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Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP
Founded by South Korean Lee Man-hee in 1984, the Shincheonji Church has been accused of being a cult in several countries due to its unorthodox teachings. Photo: AFP
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