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Church of Scientology denies it forces Tom Cruise to shun daughter Suri

Discussion in 'Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes' started by CommunicatorIC, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Church of Scientology denies it forces Tom Cruise to shun daughter Suri.

    International Business Times UK: Church of Scientology denies it forces Tom Cruise to shun daughter Suri

    http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/church-scientology-denies-it-forces-tom-cruise-shun-daughter-suri-1576736#

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    By Kabita Maharana
    August 18, 2016 13:05 BST

    [SNIP]

    The Church of Scientology denied the allegations, telling Us Weekly: "We never comment on individual parishioners' lives. On the issue of Church religious practices, we do not know who your anonymous sources are, but they got it all wrong. The answer to your question is no.

    "Scientologists respect the faith of others, associate with and befriend members of every religion. Scientologists do not cut ties with non-Scientologist friends or family members because they have chosen another religion.

    "Given that Scientology is a new religion, Scientologists often have family members and friends who are not Scientologists and who may practice another faith or no faith at all. This causes no conflict for Scientologists."

    [SNIP]

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  2. oneonewasaracecar

    oneonewasaracecar Gold Meritorious Patron

    I've fixed this for you. Somehow the invisible ink didn't cut and paste properly.

    We never comment on individual parishioners' lives except when disseminating dead agent packs.

    Scientologists respect the faith of others except those who belong to religions creating by Marcabian psychiatrists 75,000,000 years ago.

    Scientologists do not cut ties with non-Scientologist friends or family members because they have chosen another religion. They do it because they are instructed to do so by their ethic officer.

    Given that Scientology is a new religion, Scientologists often have family members and friends who are not Scientologists and who may practice another faith or no faith at all. This causes no conflict for Scientologists. The people are esimply labelled PTS.
     
  3. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    Katie Holmes is an ex-scientologist, not a non-scientologist, therefore that CofS statement is meaningless.
     
  4. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    In a literal sense that is true, but qualifiers include providing they don't bad-mouth Scientology at all. Another qualifier is that "Scientology" means cult-flavour Scientology, not any Freezone variety.

    Paul
     
  5. phenomanon

    phenomanon Canyon

    They say "non scn'ists". They say nothing of "Ex scn'ists.
    It's an acceptable truth, something they excel at.
     
  6. CommunicatorIC

    CommunicatorIC @IndieScieNews on Twitter

    Mike Rinder has a story about this: Scientology Non-Disconnection Policy.

    Mike Rinder: Scientology Non-Disconnection Policy

    http://www.mikerindersblog.org/scientology-non-disconnection-policy/

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    Somewhat buried under the coverage of the demise of Gawker and its greatest hits including publishing the infamous 2004 Freedom Medal of Valor video of Mr. Cruise making an ass of himself,, comes this from the International Business Times (and apparently Us Magazine, though I haven’t bothered to check that).

    It’s a strange position to be in for scientology. They deny it’s “not them” keeping Tom away from Suri. Yet, if they are to be taken at at their word, they are throwing Mr. Cruise (they don’t want him referred to any other way — just like Mr. Miscavige and NOT Captain Miscavige) under the bus. He has apparently not denied the repeated stories that he does not see Suri. That would be the obvious thing to do if it not true. He used to file lawsuits over things like this and Bert Fields letters flew to the media outlets. So, the only explanation left is that he doesn’t care about his daughter enough to visit with her? Wow. Good going there footbullet kings….

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  7. Orglodyte 2

    Orglodyte 2 Patron with Honors

    Obvious conclusions are not Scn's strong point. And protecting itself is always #1. Even TC will go right under that omnipresent bus.