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Weirdest cults worldwide

Cults have become widespread in the world and there are quite a few that are notable to the point of being bizarre. Here are a few of the cults that you might want to know about.

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One of the crazy cults out there is The Church of Maradona. Iglesia Maradonia or Maradonian Church was founded by die-hard fans of ex- football player star Diego Maradona. They believe that he is the best footballer of all time. The cult has roughly 80,000 members all over the world.

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Remember the deadly sarin attacks in Japan in March 1995? That was the work of the Aum Shinrikyo, a religious group based in Japan. The cult is founded on the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism.

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Remember the deadly sarin attacks in Japan in March 1995? That was the work of the Aum Shinrikyo, a religious group based in Japan. The cult is founded on the scriptures of Theravada Buddhism.

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38 members of the group Heaven's Gate committed suicide in 2007 convinced by their leader Applewhite that they are going to meet Jesus whilst riding a spaceship that will take them to a comet where he is hiding.

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The Church of Euthanasia believes in their four pillars, namely sodomy, abortion, cannibalism (only the dead should be eaten) and suicide.

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No, The Church of Satan does not worship satan. They are atheists. In fact, they believe that God or Satan is not worthy of worshipping.

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No, The Church of Satan does not worship satan. They are atheists. In fact, they believe that God or Satan is not worthy of worshipping.

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Then there is the Prince Philip Movement who worship the Duke of Edinburgh. The South Pacific group believes he is their God. The Prince is aware of the existence of the group.

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Scientology is one of the more famous but bizarre cults. It is, however, such a secretive group. Some of its famous members include Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

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Scientology is one of the more famous but bizarre cults. It is, however, such a secretive group. Some of its famous members include Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kelly Preston.

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