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Lee Speigel

Scientologists Get Sarcastic Apology After Pilots Spot UFOs Over UK Church Headquarters | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.18.2013 | Weird News

This story has it all: UFOs spotted by pilots of three commercial jets, radar confirmation of the UFOs from air traffic controllers, reports that the ...

Caroline Fairchild

Medical Business Forced Employees To Practice Scientology: EEOC | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

A Florida medical company stands accused of forcing some of its employees to spend at least half their workday participating in courses associated wit...

Jenna Miscavige Hill Takes Aim at Scientology -- Run By Her Uncle -- in Her Memoir, Beyond Belief

Tony Ortega | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home
Tony Ortega

We've just finished Jenna Miscavige Hill's memoir, Beyond Belief, and we can say that it packs a powerful punch in its final pages as the niece of Scientology's leader considers his behavior and its effect on her life, both in and out of the church.

Scientology Sings: Another Wacky Musical Pitch for Cash

Tony Ortega | Posted 04.10.2013 | Weird News
Tony Ortega

Our thanks to those clever folks at Anonymous, who very early this morning posted a real gem: a new International Association of Scientologists (IAS) video by our old friends in Melbourne.

Ex-Scientologist Opens Up On SHOCKING Church Practices

Posted 04.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Former Scientologist Jenna Miscavige Hill joined HuffPost Live Thursday to share her personal story of growing up in the church and to explain how she...

WATCH: Church Of Scientology Super Bowl Ad Raises Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2013 | Religion

Millions of Super Bowl viewers were treated to a myriad of advertisements -- from alcohol distributors, snack brands and even Scientologists -- on Sun...

Renowned Journalist Writes Expose On Scientology

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 02.01.2013 | Religion

(RNS) After winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for his expose of al-Qaida, journalist Lawrence Wright turned his eye toward another secretive and cont...

Scientology's Biggest Donor Has Become A Billionaire

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

This isn't the greatest time for the Church of Scientology; a new book takes a critical look at the religious group. But Scientologists may have one r...

Great-Grandson Of Scientology Founder Makes Huge Accusation

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.25.2013 | Religion

The great-grandson of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard says that the Church of Scientology is one of the most “devious, systematic brainwashing sy...

Lawsuit Accuses Church Of Scientology Of Fraud, Deception

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Religion

A California couple has filed a lawsuit against the Church of Scientology alleging fraud, deception and the mishandling of hundreds of thousands -- po...

Scientology Hit With Federal Fraud Lawsuit While It's Still Reeling From Book Publicity

Tony Ortega | Posted 03.25.2013 | Religion
Tony Ortega

In what appears to be the most serious legal challenge to Scientology in several years, former high-level Scientologists Luis Garcia and his wife Rocio of Irvine, Calif., today filed a federal lawsuit against the Church of Scientology, alleging fraud over the way their contributions to the church were used.

How Do Religious People Feel About Abortion?

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.18.2013 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

Pew releases a new survey on abortion with a breakdown of views among the religious. No fallout yet over the pro-gay Episcopalian chosen to pray at Obama's inauguration but will there be? This and more in the latest religion headlines.

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 ...

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...