La Luz Del Mundo: Finding The Force Within
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
7M ago
Leaving a high control group isn’t as simple as walking out through the front door. A cult is not simply a physical location, it’s a lifestyle, a belief system, a community and a state of mind. So is it possible to know if the preacher, the yoga guru, or the beloved politician you, or a loved one, are so taken with, is really a narcissistic psychopath cult leader in disguise? In this episode, we attempt to highlight some of the signs, that can signal the red flags. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: A Deal With The Devil
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
7M ago
Through the perspective of whistleblower Sochil Martin and the emergence of an online forum, we delve into the intricate web of events that led to the downfall of Naason Joaquin, the leader of the controversial religious organization La Luz del Mundo. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: The Jane Does
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
7M ago
The counts against Naason are plenty.  The Accusations are damning!  And finally, after countless postponements, the five Jane Does get ready to face their abuser in court. But nothing goes as planned. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: The Groomers Handbook
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
8M ago
Where does the victim end and the perpetrator begin? The story of Alondra Ocampo, Naason's confidant and also a survivor. To understand how Alondra Ocampo: the victim, became Alondra Ocampo: the predator – we take a closer look at the inner workings of the cult - the tight control, the constant fear, the guilt and shame, the psychological manipulation - that is life inside La Luz Del Mundo. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: The Vestals
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
8M ago
The Mexican Press calls them “The Vestals” -   a group of women inside LLDM with an unholy task: to  groom young boys and girls for the Apostle. Alondra Ocampo’s road to hell on earth began when she was 8 years old. While her parents went to the temple, she went to the kid’s room, unknowingly entering a world of abuse that would continue for over thirty years. A path through the life of both a victim and a vestal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: The Apostle's Obsession
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
9M ago
We meet Sochil Martin, the whistleblower who played a pivotal role in the downfall of Naasón Joaquín García. Sochil takes us on a journey through her childhood as a faithful member of the church and the dark tasks she was asked to perform as part of her service to the apostle.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz Del Mundo: The Election
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
9M ago
We delve into the remarkable expansion of LLDM under the leadership of its second Apostle, Samuel Joaquín García, and trace the origins of LLDM back to its founding Apostle, Aaron Joaquín.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz del Mundo: Left for Dead
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
9M ago
Moises Padilla was brutally attacked, stabbed 68 times after denouncing the heinous crimes committed by the religious group called La Luz del Mundo It was in 1998 when Moises Padilla was brutally attacked, stabbed 68 times after denouncing the heinous crimes committed by the religious group called La Luz del Mundo, the largest cult on earth which, after decades of abuse, has recently come to light. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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La Luz del Mundo: The Fall of The Apostle
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
9M ago
Discover the stunning downfall of the leader of religious organization "La Luz del Mundo," Naasón Joaquín García. Join us as we explore the shocking events that rocked the religious organization "La Luz del Mundo" when its leader, Naasón Joaquín García, celebrated his 50th birthday at Mexico City's prestigious cultural center, only to be arrested weeks later on charges of heinous crimes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Introducing: Sacred Scandal: La Luz del Mundo
Sacred Scandal
by My Cultura and iHeartPodcasts
10M ago
Sacred Scandal, named one of Podtrac’s Best New Podcasts of 2022, embarks on its second season, focusing on Mexico-based megachurch La Luz del Mundo (Light of the World). It tells the story of Naasón Joaquín García, a self-proclaimed apostle, who is currently behind bars after pleading guilty in June 2022 of sexually abusing girls from his congregation. Naasón is currently serving a nearly 17-year sentence, but maintains his innocence. Host and investigative journalist Roberta Garza explores Naasón's control over a multitude of devotees, some of whom now describe their experiences in the churc ..read more
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