The Cult Leader Who Claims to Be Leonardo da Vinci | False Gods
Serge Benhayon leads a group called Universal Medicine that an Australian court found it was true to call a "socially harmful cult". Despite this, it continues to attract followers around the world.
Cult Leader, Abuser or Goddess? Meet 'Mother God' | False Gods
Amy Carlson leads a group called Love Has Won. While her followers believe she is a divine being, others accuse her of leading a cult.
The Truth Hurts
The Most Dangerous Conspiracy Theory in the World
Antisemitism is a common theme running throughout many conspiracy theories. That's because of a book – The Protocols of the Elders of Zion – by the Russian Secret Police.
The Rise of the Step Chickens - building a Cult on TikTok
The largest TikTok cult now has over 2 million followers who have pledged allegiance to it's leader. VICE meets Melissa Ong who explains how she created the Step Chickens
Guns for God: The Church of the AR-15
Host Charlet Duboc goes to Pennsylvania to meet the believers of the World Peace and Unification Sanctuary- a small fringe group of Christianity that has been accused of being a cult, and who recently took up arms for God.
The Cult of Debt Forgiveness
VICE investigated the Swissindo World Trust International Orbit, a cult that's convinced its followers it can wipe away debts—even though critics, prosecutors, and bankers say it's all just a Ponzi scheme.
Profiles by VICE
Life After Polygamy: The Daughters and Wives of A Polygamist Cult Reclaim their Hometown
VICE meets three young women who explain why they left Warren Jeffs's Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and talk about the struggle to build a new life.
Profiles by VICE
Le problème des Mormons avec la polygamie
« J'ai 14 frères et sœurs par ma mère, et 157 du côté de mon père. »
VICE ontmoet Marty Rathbun, voormalig kopstuk van Scientology
We spraken Mark 'Marty' Rathbun, een van de ex-kopstukken van Scientology, over de kerk en de technieken die Scientology gebruikt om leden te werven en behouden.
Cult Kids: Brainwashed by the Westboro Baptist Church
We followed the story of the Westboro Baptist Church as families split and children were brainwashed into picketing funerals and bashing homosexuals.