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The new Scientology Church and center stands illuminated two days before its official opening January 11, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Scientology is controversial in Germany, as critics charge it is not a church at all but a commercial enterprise. The German state refuses to recognize the group as a church. …

Church of Scientology to Launch a TV Network

The Church of Scientology is about to get its own television channel starting Monday. A Twitter handle, website and app for Scientology TV appeared Sunday posting updates to hype the network’s availability on DIRECTV, AppleTV, Roku, fireTV, Chromecast, iTunes and Google Play.

Actress Leah Remini (L) and actor Giovanni Ribisi pose at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre 37th Anniversary Gala on August 5, 2006 in Hollywood, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for COS)

Leah Remini Producing Reality TV Scientology Exposé

Former Scientologist and King of Queens actress Leah Remini will star in her own television series about her 30 years with the controversial Church of Scientology, which she left in 2013.

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Scientology Opens $50 Million Movie Studio in Hollywood

The Church of Scientology has unveiled its new and massive $50 million Scientology Media Productions movie and media studio complex on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, where church leaders plan to spread their message to an even larger audience around the world.

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Defends Scientology, Criticizes Indiana Religious Freedom Law

In a lengthy interview with the Daily Beast’s Marlow Stern, astrophysicist and TV personality Neil DeGrasse Tyson offered up a defense of Scientology, criticized Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and disputed Stern’s claim that President George W. Bush’s administration waged a war on science and global warming.

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Director: Scientology Doc ‘A Cautionary Tale’

This week at the Sundance Film Festival, Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney discussed his latest HBO project, “Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” by saying it was “a cautionary tale.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

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Church of Scientology Goes to War with HBO

The Church of Scientology ran a full-page advertisement in the New York Times Friday attacking HBO for the pay cabler’s upcoming documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief.