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New Film Claims to Shine Light on Scientology's Alleged Controversial Practices - ABC News

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:07

ABC News

New Film Claims to Shine Light on Scientology's Alleged Controversial Practices
ABC News
“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief", the new HBO documentary based on Lawrence Wright's book about the Church of Scientology, is the latest salvo aimed at the religion founded decades ago by the science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard.

First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology - WTNH

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:15

WTNH

First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology
WTNH
As Haggis climbed “the bridge” to the most enlightened levels of Scientology, he finally learned Hubbard's ultimate theory: That a tyrannical galactic overlord named Xenu dropped frozen bodies from millions of years ago into volcanoes, and those ...

Milans New Anti-Mosque Law - Daily Beast

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:08

Daily Beast

Milans New Anti-Mosque Law
Daily Beast
This week, the northern Italian region of Lombardy passed a provisionary measure to limit the building of new houses of worship for all religious entities that do not have official agreements with the Italian state. And since the only major religious ...

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Mitt Romney wants to run on his religion in 2016 - AMERICAblog (blog)

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:07

Mitt Romney wants to run on his religion in 2016
AMERICAblog (blog)
How is Satan different in his powers and capabilities of some of the gods of polytheistic cults, such as those of early Romans and Greeks? He is at the head of an army of demons also, who are certainly not flesh and blood entities. What are they? What ...

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Church of Scientology sets up online response to 'Going Clear' doc - Entertainment Weekly

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:55

Entertainment Weekly

Church of Scientology sets up online response to 'Going Clear' doc
Entertainment Weekly
The Church of Scientology has a history of not turning the other cheek. Back in 1991, after Time published a highly critical cover story titled “The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power,” the Church responded with a million-dollar PR campaign and a massive ...

The Gate Out to Peace - Sudan Vision

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:25

Sudan Vision

The Gate Out to Peace
Sudan Vision
But irrespective of disputes, reconciliations based on local traditions led by traditional administration leaders who represent the system of governance in the region, gets its power from the tribe which obey and defend on behalf of the chief they ...

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Readers write to Gulf News about issues affecting them and their community - gulfnews.com

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 06:13

Readers write to Gulf News about issues affecting them and their community
gulfnews.com
Keeping people as hostages and asking for ransom is an uncivilised act and these hostile groups have no right to link their unjustifiable deeds with religion. Succumbing to the ransom demands will create new anti-social cults, which may disturb world ...

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The horrible things a new documentary says about Tom Cruise and Scientology - Washington Post

Google News - Scientology - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 05:27

The horrible things a new documentary says about Tom Cruise and Scientology
Washington Post
“I think it's a privilege to call yourself a Scientologist, and it's something you have to earn,” Cruise, wild-eyed and clad in a black turtleneck, said in the video as a guitar riff droned in the background. “Because a Scientologist does. He or she ...

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Richard C. Ash - La Crosse Tribune

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 04:57

La Crosse Tribune

Richard C. Ash
La Crosse Tribune
31, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4141 Mormon Coulee Road, La Crosse. Pastor Harold Bringsjord will ... Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes and Crematory, Woodruff Chapel, La Crosse, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent ...

My Brothers' Keeper - Cleveland Scene Weekly

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 02:51

My Brothers' Keeper
Cleveland Scene Weekly
This is perhaps doubly true for men like myself, Jesuits and teachers, whose main concerns are young men who appear at age fourteen, grow to age eighteen, then move off into the larger world, leaving you behind to shepherd on another cycle of youths ...

Faith matters - Savannah Morning News

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:19

Faith matters
Savannah Morning News
The program meets at 7 p.m. Mondays in the chapel, 1435 Ga. 119 N., Springfield. All are ... Shepherds of Grace Church meets at 10:45 a.m. Sundays and at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 3605 Ga. 21 N., Rincon. For information, go ...

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Explosive documentary shows Scientology may be even creepier than you thought - BGR

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 21:34

BGR

Explosive documentary shows Scientology may be even creepier than you thought
BGR
Did you think Scientology was just a goofy fake religion revolving around Xenu and Operating Thetan levels? Well, it turns out the reality behind the Church of Scientology is much darker than that, as evidenced by an explosive new documentary that ...

Death notices for Jan. 27 - Springfield News-Leader

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:37

Death notices for Jan. 27
Springfield News-Leader
Shepherd, Stanley A., 54, Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home, Wheatland. REPUBLIC. O'Neal, Jimmy L. "Fuzzy," 72, see obituary. RIDGEDALE. Dawson, Johnny, 58, Shadel's Colonial Chapel, Lebanon. Hall, Pamela S., 65, Snapp-Bearden Funeral Home, ...

Phnom Penh Governor Wants Separation of Pagodas, Politics - The Cambodia Daily (subscription)

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 20:10

Phnom Penh Governor Wants Separation of Pagodas, Politics
The Cambodia Daily (subscription)
Phnom Penh governor Pa Socheatvong used an inauguration ceremony for new buildings at Wat Sras Chak on Tuesday to call on politicians and civil society groups to stop distracting Buddhist monks with activities unrelated to religion. Speaking to ...

'Book of Negroes' to highlight Black History Month on BET - Business Clarksville

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:56

Business Clarksville

'Book of Negroes' to highlight Black History Month on BET
Business Clarksville
On her way home from delivering a baby, twelve year-old Aminata Diallo is kidnapped and her parents killed. Forced to march across West Africa to the Atlantic Ocean, she is looked after by Chekura (Lyriq Bent), ... The local tribes, however, are ...

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Surprise, surprise: The Church of Scientology isn't into Alex Gibney's ... - A.V. Club Austin

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:54

Surprise, surprise: The Church of Scientology isn't into Alex Gibney's ...
A.V. Club Austin
To the surprise of no one familiar with The Church of Scientology's “why are you hitting yourself?” approach to its critics, Alex Gibney's documentary Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief, which purports to contain “new revelations about ...

Sundance So Far: More On The Juicy Scientology Doc Everyone Is Talking About - Huffington Post

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:48

People Magazine

Sundance So Far: More On The Juicy Scientology Doc Everyone Is Talking About
Huffington Post
After seeing a few smaller indie films during the day, HuffPost Entertainment's Sasha Bronner and Matthew Jacobs lined up two hours early for the hyped documentary about the Church of Scientology, "Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief.
New Scientology Exposé: The Most Controversial ClaimsPeople Magazine
Here Are the Craziest Revelations From Sundance's Hit Scientology ...Slate Magazine (blog)
'Stronger Than Ever' Sundance Docs Tackle Scientology, Campus RapeNPR
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New Scientology Exposé: The Most Controversial Claims - People Magazine

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:45

People Magazine

New Scientology Exposé: The Most Controversial Claims
People Magazine
In Oscar-winning director (Taxi to the Dark Side) Alex Gibney's controversial new documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which premiered to a packed house Sunday night at the Sundance Film Festival, several former Scientologists ...
Sundance 2015: Scientology, Cruise, Travolta and a hot premiereLos Angeles Times
Here Are the Craziest Revelations From Sundance's Hit Scientology ...Slate Magazine (blog)
The Church Of Scientology Created A Twitter Account To Fight Back Against ...Business Insider
CBC.ca -Variety
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Controversial Scientology Documentary Alleges Tom Cruise Wiretapped Nicole ... - E! Online

Google News - Scientology - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:50

E! Online

Controversial Scientology Documentary Alleges Tom Cruise Wiretapped Nicole ...
E! Online
The latest documentary on Scientology, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, delves deeper into the highly publicized split between Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman—and as expected, the church wasted no time in shooting down the claims.

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HRC to Mormons: True protections shouldn't leave anyone behind - San Diego Gay & Lesbian News

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:31

HRC to Mormons: True protections shouldn't leave anyone behind
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
Oaks said Mormons would continue to oppose marriage equality, even though it is the law of the land in 37 states, the District of Columbia and by various Indian tribes. "But we are suggesting a way forward in which those with different views on these ...

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