Prayed Upon
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Prayed Upon

Religious extremism and cults are on the rise. For the last few months, three journalists have been hearing the harrowing stories of cult survivors, and have uncovered a secret and controlling cult currently operating across Australia with communes in NSW and QLD. In this six-part podcast, they reveal how cults are preying on vulnerable people, across the country. Why do people start cults? Why do people join them? And most importantly - how do they escape?

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Prayed Upon podcast is hosted by author and investigative journalist Kate Kyriacou. It's produced by Natalie Gregg and edited by Andrea Thiis-Evensen. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.