From XFamily - Children of God
- Una McManus is awarded $1,000,000 in her case against the Children of God and David Berg in the United States.
- The Family encounters legal problems in Italy.
 Press coverage
- Daily Intelligencer: Cult ordeal has changed family's life — 1979-01-18
- Marysville Journal Tribune: "Children Of God" Using Sex To Recruit — 1979-12-07
- Globe and Mail: 'Flirty fishing' is urged for sect — 1979-12-08
See also: Previous Year - 1970s - Next Year