After five years of marriage, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise have called it quits, bringing much speculation from the media about the role that Scientology may have played in their split. Since its inception in the 1950s, The Church of Scientology has often faced intense media scrutiny as one of the most controversial religious movements. This week on BTR Pulse Lauren Hawker asks people their thoughts about the Church.
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Official website for the Church of Scientology: http://www.scientology.org/
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