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Scientology's no good, very bad week

Title: Scientology's no good, very bad week
Date: Monday, 26 October 2009
Publisher: Salon
Author: Mary Elizabeth Williams
Main source: salon.com

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Oscar-winner Paul Haggis breaks with the church. Leader Tommy Davis storms off "Nightline." Whither Tom Cruise? When Paul Haggis, the writer of "Million Dollar Baby" and "Crash," kicked his faith to the curb after 35 years, he did so as only an Oscar-winning scribe could: with a badass screed. His resignation letter, dated Aug. 19, emerged on ex-Scientologist Mark Rathburn's blog yesterday and promptly went viral. In his letter, Haggis explains, "for ten months now I have been writing to ask ... [Read the rest at salon.com]