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French prosecutor seeks dissolution of Scientology

Title: French prosecutor seeks dissolution of Scientology
Date: Monday, 15 June 2009
Publisher: Reuters
Main source: reuters.com
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(Reuters) — A French prosecutor on Monday recommended a Paris court should dissolve the Church of Scientology's French branch when it rules on charges of fraud against the organization. Registered as a religion in the United States, with celebrity members such as actors Tom Cruise and John Travolta, Scientology enjoys no such legal protection in France, where it has faced repeated accusations of being a money-making cult. The Church's Paris headquarters and bookshop are defendants in a fraud trial that began ... [Read the rest at reuters.com]