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AP / Shea Walsh

Report Claims Church of Scientology Went After ‘South Park’ Creators

The Church of Scientology has a storied history of swift and sometimes creative responses to media criticism from traditional ranks—such as print or TV outlets—and now here’s another about the group’s entanglement with Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the colorful creators of “South Park,” courtesy of The Village Voice.

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 READ MORE


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Scientology: Coming to Your Neighborhood?

Nancy Cartwright, the face behind the voice of Bart Simpson, is here to tell you in her non-cartoon voice about the excitement of recruiting new members for the Church of Scientology, which has long counted her among its members. There’s a “crusade” afoot in 2010, according to Cartwright ... (continued) 

Posted on Dec 11, 2009 READ MORE


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Top Writer-Director Breaks With Scientology Over Proposition 8

The Church of Scientology counts several high-profile figures from the world of entertainment among its members—Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley, to name a few—and they sometimes act as public advocates for their religion. However, one of their own, screenwriter and director Paul Haggis, has very publicly left the fold after taking issue with the church’s stance on Proposition 8.

Posted on Oct 26, 2009 READ MORE


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Wikipedia Slams Door on Scientology’s Editors

It’s been a rough week for the Church of Scientology. First there was the opening of a trial that could lead to the banning of the organization in France, and on Thursday L. Ron Hubbard’s controversial religion was banned from revising articles in Wikipedia, an online encyclopedia that is edited by Internet users.

Posted on May 29, 2009 READ MORE


UK Reporter Infiltrates Scientology Center

The journalist posed as a potential recruit and mingled with a cavalcade of zombie-like followers, among other oddities. “I have rarely felt more fearful for my sanity,” she writes.

Posted on Apr 19, 2006 READ MORE


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