Church of Scientology

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Noun1.Church of Scientology - a new religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1955 and characterized by a belief in the power of a person's spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences through self-knowledge and spiritual fulfillment
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
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IF you only see one Tom Cruise film this year, make sure it's Going Clear, Alex Gibney's incendiary documentary about the 53-year-old star's beloved cult of Scientology.
But the cult of Scientology prescribes a drug-free and scream-free delivery for its followers.
The award was created to counter President Bill Clinton's acceptance of the European Charlemagne award at the same time that Clinton's administration is attacking Germany and other European countries' human rights records on behalf of the cult of Scientology.