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Church of Scientology denies abuse cover-up

Title: Church of Scientology denies abuse cover-up
Date: Friday, 21 May 2010
Publisher: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Main source: abc.net.au

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The Church of Scientology is vigorously denying accusations a senior figure in the organisation tried to cover up the sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl in Sydney. It says the allegations, aired on ABC1's Lateline program, are false and highly defamatory. A former Scientology member, Carmen Rainer, told Lateline she was coached by a senior figure in the church to lie to police about the abuse at the hands of her then stepfather, Robert Kerr. Her mother, Phoebe, was a member ... [Read the rest at abc.net.au]