“I completely cut myself off from my family, coughed up to study, believed that the end of the traditional churches was coming, and that only Xichonji would remain. They completely controlled my mind, my free time, they had absolute control over me. I was afraid to leave the sect, I was afraid of the voice of evil that I would end up in hell, “describes the twenty-seven-year-old KateĊ™ina, who was in the sect for a year and a half.

The girls also describe that the number of members is growing dangerously, now there will probably be about fifteen hundred. And others are recruiting via social networks.

On social networks, they can be identified by two recurring features – its members use yellow hearts and doves instead of emoticons, and at the same time choose names like Dating with God or With God every day.

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