QAnon followers believed Trump’s presidency would result in exposure and execution of Democrats, plutocrats, paedophiles and the rest of the “Deep State”. It didn’t happen, which has left disillusionment and re-imagined beliefs.
Review of the year in the world of religion 2020: Covid chaos, places of worship go online but face a precarious future, faith groups polarised in US election, a spike in conspiracy theories, the crime of sex abuse and the loss of an incredible man
QAnon — the bizarre pro-Trump conspiracy theory alleging Satan-worshipping paedophile elites — has made a foothold in the UK with 1:20 people supporting the movement.
Amy Coney Barrett, contender for a place on the US Supreme Court, belongs to a small Roman Catholic charismatic community ‘People of Praise, where women leaders are known as “handmaidens”.