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Scientology Spying Portrayed in TV True-Crime Docudrama Airing January 16

Tony Ortega | Posted 03.14.2013 | Weird News
Tony Ortega

Investigation Discovery is airing a one-hour dramatization of Nancy Many's life as a Scientology spy next week. For part of her career in the church, Nancy was a Boston-area volunteer who helped the church carry out covert operations.

Scientology Faces Criminal Charges In Belgium

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.28.2012 | World

Federal public prosecutors in Belgium will institute legal proceedings against the church of Scientology in that country and seek to recognize it as a...

WATCH: Hilarious & Strangely Eerie Scientology Game

Posted 12.05.2012 | Los Angeles

If this Indiegogo project gets funded, you may soon be able to learn all the secrets of Scientology without getting locked into a billion-year contrac...

Scientology Bends Rules For Tom Cruise By Letting Him See Suri

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Just weeks ago came reports that Tom Cruise hadn't seen his 6-year-old daughter, Suri, in over a month, prompting Cruise's lawyer to assure the public...

Most Americans Doubt Scientology Is A 'Real' Religion

Reuters | Chris Michaud | Posted 10.03.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - Most Americans do not think Scientology is a true religion, more people would prefer to win an Olympic gold medal than a Pulitzer prize an...

What Is It Like To Leave the Church of Scientology?

Quora | Posted 11.27.2012 | Religion

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Flemming Funch, Programmer, coach, writer, futurist It is usually very hard and takes a long time.I...

How Tom Cruise May Fight Scientology Backlash

Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

Tom Cruise didn't have the best summer. First, his wife of five years, Katie Holmes, filed for divorce in June, setting off a chain reaction of rum...

Man Sues Scientology-Affiliated Clinic Over Attempted Suicide

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion

A California man is suing a Scientology-based clinic that he said caused him to suffer "severe personal injuries," Court House News reports. Willia...

ReThink Review: The Master -- It's Amazing, But Barely About Scientology

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.18.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

A lot has been said about whether the Cause is code for Scientology. Anderson drew a lot of inspiration from L. Ron Hubbard and the origins of Scientology, but to say that The Master is about Scientology misses the point.

Church Of Scientology Pens Letter To 'Vanity Fair'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.18.2012 | Celebrity

The Church of Scientology officially responded to the Vanity Fair expose claiming that Tom Cruise was part of a wife-auditioning process, accusing the...

Tom Cruise Stiffed Caterer Of His Wedding, Caterer Claims

Posted 09.13.2012 | Small Business

Tom Cruise never paid the man who catered the actor's 1990 wedding to Nicole Kidman, according to the caterer’s first-hand account of the incident t...

Paul Haggis Says Scientology Is Bullying Nazanin Boniadi

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

The Church of Scientology and reps for Tom Cruise have denied nearly all of Vanity Fair's claims that, in 2004, the church held auditions of sorts to ...

Agent Orange Victims Get Scientology 'Detox'

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 11.06.2012 | World

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese with ailments linked to Agent Orange are undergoing a "detoxification" treatment involving saunas and vitamins that ...

Tom Cruise Rep Denies Actor Ever Auditioned Girlfriends

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.05.2012 | Celebrity

A representative for Tom Cruise has officially denied that the actor ever auditioned Nazanin Boniadi to be his wife, as has been reported by Vanity Fa...

Announcing The Church Of The Homosexual

Mark Olmsted | Posted 10.28.2012 | Comedy
Mark Olmsted

I mean, really, if Scientology can call itself a Church, why can't we? I don't know about you, but I could use some tax-exempt status when I bang the old headboard. And we could finally use protections afforded freedom of religion by the Constitution.

Great Grandson of Scientology Founder Blasts Church For Ruining His, TomKat's Family

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 07.27.2012 | Religion

The great-grandson of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard has made no secret of his disgust for his famous relative's life's work. But in a n...

Los Angeles Public Schools Paid Nearly $500,000 To Scientology-Tied Tutoring Program

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.10.2012 | Education

According to documents obtained by The Daily, Los Angeles public schools invested nearly half a million dollars in a tutoring program tied to Scientol...

Former Scientologist Says Church Won't Let Her See Son's Body

Posted 07.10.2012 | Religion

It was days after Alexander Jentzsch's death that Karen de la Carriere learned that her son had passed -- and she was never given the chance to say go...

I Got Pregnant -- To Escape Scientology

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women

I was 7 years old—just a year older than Suri Cruise—when I entered the Orwellian world of rules, rewards, and punishments known as the Church of ...

Public Charter School's Link To Scientology Sparks Controversy

Posted 04.29.2012 | Education

A public charter school in Clearwater, Fla. is being accused of using methods of Scientology in educating students. An in-depth report by the Tampa...

Scientology Church Too Greedy, Former Executive Says

Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion

Debbie Cook, a former executive with the Church of Scientology has revealed she believes the church has become greedy and corrupt under the leadership...

Scientologists Ask Court To Overturn Fraud Conviction, Say Trial Took Too Long

AP | By INGRID ROUSSEAU | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

PARIS -- Lawyers for the Church of Scientology asked a French court on Thursday to throw out the group's fraud conviction because they say the investi...

Church Of Scientology Investigated 'South Park' Creators, Dug Through Their Trash: Report

Posted 01.17.2013 | Entertainment

For Matt Stone and Trey Parker, nothing is holy or immune to satire. And since the launch of their groundbreaking animated TV series "South Park," the...

Janet Reitman: The Truth About Scientology

Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion


Scientology Cathedral Could Cost Church $400,000 In Fines

Clearwater, FL Patch | Jared Leone Email the Author | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion

Playing a “shell game” with the city could cost the Church of Scientology more than $400,000. The city’s code enforcement Board reduced a $45...