UK Scientology

Labour, Under A Misapprehension

Iddo Goldfarb | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Politics
Iddo Goldfarb

Does anyone remember that old Panorama episode about Scientology? I'm thinking particularly of the clip in which, having spent the past few months fo...

Louis Theroux 'Stalked By Scientologists'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Louis Theroux has revealed he was stalked by Scientologists while he was making a documentary about the controversial religion. The filmmaker, who pr...

'Tom Cruise Journalists... Shame On You'

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Journalists have let down their profession, and should feel ashamed, for not asking Tom Cruise about his religion, Scientology, according to film dire...

Caroline Frost

The Only Place You'll See Alex Gibney's Scientology Film Anytime Soon | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief' has become one of those elusive films that many have heard of, but very few people in the UK have ...

Now John Travolta Has Some Advice For People About Scientology

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

John Travolta has gone out of his way again to praise his controversial religion of Scientology, calling it "something that really works well". The...

John Travolta FINALLY Speaks Out On Scientology Film

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment

John Travolta has broken his silence on the documentary 'Going Clear', which claims that the Church of Scientology has a blackmail file on him, to pre...

Russell Brand Is Still Sore That Scientologist Tom Cruise 'Didn't Try To Recruit Him'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

Russell Brand and Tom Cruise may have publicly bonded during their 2012 movie Rock of Ages, but the comedian has revealed he was left feeling somewhat...

A New Documentary On Scientologists Is Really Winding Them Up

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK

A new documentary that delves into the secretive world of Scientology has provoked a furious reaction from the church after making a number of startli...

Here's The Scientology Advert People Complained 'Preyed On Vulnerable Corrie-Watchers'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

This is the Scientology advert that prompted complaints it "preyed on vulnerable people" by being aired during prime-time on ITV between Coronation St...

Madness, LeAnn Rimes And L. Ron Hubbard

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK

Two newlyweds have become the first couple in Britain to tie the knot in a Church of Scientology chapel. Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli, bot...

Victory For Scientologists: Wedding To Go Ahead In London

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK

A couple who won a human rights case in the UK's highest court are due to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel in London tomorrow. Scientologist...

Is Scientology a Religion?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

Five Supreme Court Justices have redefined what a religion is legally, following a five-year legal battle by scientologists seeking the right to get married at the Church of Scientology chapel in central London.

Scientology Bride Wins Right To Wed In London

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A bride-to-be has described herself as "ecstatic" after a court ruled she could marry her fiance at the Church of Scientology. Louisa Hodkin, a mem...

Woman's Court Fight To Wed In Scientology Chapel

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.12.2013 | UK

A woman fighting to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel is set to discover whether she has won a battle in the UK's highest court. Scientologis...

'A Great Sorrow To Us'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK

Welcome to the house that Scientology built. Christian congregations in Clearwater, Florida, have expressed their concern over the strong presence ...

Tom Cruise Confirms Big Rumour

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

It's been speculated for a long time, and now Tom Cruise has confirmed that Scientology may have played a part in Katie Holmes divorcing him, as she t...

A Scientology Sunday

Rosie Conroy | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Rosie Conroy

Knowing my mother's affinity with hyperbole I thought perhaps the dramatic pauses and knowing looks were a little over the top. Wasn't this a religion based firmly in the realms of "it's nice to be nice"? It couldn't be all that bad. Why then did Katie Holms have to reignite my interest by very publicly leaving the Church of Scientology? I was curious again.

Vote for ME! I should TOTES be the next POPE

Xavier Toby | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

It's in the Catholic Rulebook, more commonly known as the Bible, that any Catholic can be Pope. The next one should totes be me.

Scientologists 'Would Not Back Off'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK

The Church of Scientology "duped" two members into donating £265,000 on the pretence it would go to worthy causes, according to a lawsuit filed in Fl...

Revealed: Scientology's 'Alien Space Cathedral'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK

He famously lost his temper during a Panorama investigation into the Church of Scientology, and now reporter John Sweeney has revealed how he attempte...

Census Reveals More Jedis Than Satanists And Scientologists

The Huffington Post UL | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

The Sith Lord has been hard at work in England and Wales since the rise of the Jedis in 2001, with the Jedi population declining by more than half in ...

Hollywood, London, Next Stop.. Birmingham!

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

The Church of Scientology, famous for its celebrity followers in Hollywood, is to build its new £6m headquarters in a slightly less glamorous locatio...

Woman Launches Bid To Marry In Scientology Chapel

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

A member of the Church of Scientology has launched a High Court battle for the right to marry in a Scientology chapel. Louisa Hodkin, 23, is challe...

The Road to Hell - My Defence of Sexist, Racist and (Yes Certainly) Rape Jokes

John Fleming | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Banning any jokes about anything is a bad idea. Trying to get comedy club owners to ban comedians who (they believe) tell or have told or may tell 'rape jokes' is not just a bad idea, it is actively dangerous. Where does the censorship end?

What Do Muslims, Pagans And Scientologists Have In Common?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Muslims, pagans and members of Christian sects such as Mormons or Jehovah’s Witnesses are most likely to experience "substantial" unfair treatment b...