Children of God/The Family publication, "The Humble Prophetess". In this publication (dated 1980), David Berg predicts a future when Karen Zerby ("Mama Maria") and Ricky Rodriguez ("Davidito") will be Prophets who speak to all the peoples of the world. As Ricky Rodriguez committed murder-suicide, and The Family is the cult-equivalent of radioactive waste, if I were Karen Zerby, I wouldn't hold my breath.
This respectable-looking woman is Karen Zerby, leader of the Family International (formerly the Children of God, a global cult famous for sexually-abusing children). Zerby may have had sex with her son. Her son definitely grew up to kill his former nanny in a murder-suicide.
Ricky Rodriguez Religious Cult Victim: The suicide of a young man and the murder he committed before he killed himself are being blamed on a cult led by his mother. Former member Davida Kelley told CNN, "I actually witnessed Karen Zerby having intercourse with her own son, Rick Rodriguez, at age 11." Kelley says she, too, had been abused by Berg, starting at age 5. "You were only required to have actual intimate intercourse with David Berg once you were, like, the mature age of, like, 12,"…
David Berg and family in 1961 before starting The Family. David Berg married his first wife, Jane Miller (known as "Mother Eve" in the Children of God), on 22 July 1944 in Glendale, California. They had four children together: Linda, Paul, Jonathan, and Faithy. He later declared Jane an "old bottle" and cast her aside for his much younger secretary, Karen Zerby (known as Maria)