French police today rounded up 40 people in connection with the deaths of 53 followers of an obscure cult whose bodies were found in Switzerland and Canada in early October. The arrests -- in Southern France, Brittany in the northwest and in the Paris area -- were made in connection with the finances of the cult, the Order of the Solar Temple. Police did not release other details, including the charges brought against them. One of those being held in the confines of a French slammer is Christian-Marie Le Gall, a doctor who shared a medical office with Luc Jouret, the sect's dead guru who was a practitioner of homeopathy. Swiss officials said that French police were acting in accordance with an international warrant issued after 48 burned bodies of cult members were found in Switzerland. Five others were found dead in Canada.Post your opinion on theInternationalbulletin board.