UK Scientology

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...

'The Master' Misses Top Prize Due To Technicality

PA | Posted 10.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Amy Adams has insisted her new film The Master is about more than just Scientology. The film, written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and star...

Tom Cruise 'Not Happy' With Pal's Scientology Film

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tom Cruise's strange year may be just about to get a bit more unusual. Philip Seymour Hoffman (centre), Joaquin Phoenix (right) star in The Mast...

Star's Wife Accuses Scientology Of 'Wrecking Her Marriage'

WENN | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jason Lee's ex-wife has accused Church of Scientology officials of wrecking her marriage to the My Name Is Earl actor - because she refused to give th...

Katie's Divorce Fears: Star Used Disposable Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home

Katie Holmes started her divorce proceedings from Tom Cruise using a disposable phone. A source told The LA Times that the phone was given to her b...

Katie Gets Custody Of Suri

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home

Katie Holmes has received primary custody of 6-year-old Suri, her daughter with Tom Cruise, according to People magazine. "They both love their dau...

Was it a Psychotic Episode in Ron Hubbard That Led Him to Found the Church of Scientology?

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

A French Psychoanalyst, Dr Thierry Lamote, claims in a book that L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the religious group, The Church of Scientology, suffered a psychotic episode, which appears to be the foundation for the multi-million pound worldwide movement.

Lipgoss: The TomKat Divorce Gets as Weird as Scientology Itself

Anna Hart | Posted 02.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Anna Hart

It might have been one of Hollywood's least convincing marriages, but the freshly torn asunder union of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes is shaping up to be a VERY convincing divorce. Trust me, guys, if you've only got time to be a bit obsessed with ONE showbiz divorce this summer, make it this one.