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Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Originally posted 04/29/2015 05:15PM

Women's rights advocate Patricia Arquette will have to make some room for Pope Francis, the feminist.

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Extremists May Have Plotted to Attack the Vatican, Italian Officials Say

Extremists May Have Plotted to Attack the Vatican, Italian Officials Say

Originally posted 04/24/2015 07:45PM

Italian officials arrested nine suspected Islamist extremists on Friday and said they may have plotted an attack against the Vatican in March 2010.

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Russell Crowe: I Looked into Scientology

Russell Crowe: I Looked into Scientology

Originally posted 04/22/2015 02:50PM

He's not a Scientologist, but Russell Crowe says he did explore the much-publicized religion years ago – and sought some insight from a very famous friend.

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Scientology Leader Hired Private Investigator to Spy on Father, Report States

Scientology Leader Hired Private Investigator to Spy on His Father, Police Report States

Originally posted 04/09/2015 09:20PM

Church of Scientology leader David Miscavige allegedly spent $10,000 a week to spy on his elderly father because his son feared he would leak negative information about the controversial organization, according to a police report obtained by PEOPLE.

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John Travolta Defends 'Beautiful' Church of Scientology, Says He Hasn't Seen Going Clear Documentary

John Travolta Defends 'Beautiful' Church of Scientology, Says He Hasn't Seen Going Clear Documentary

Originally posted 04/07/2015 09:10AM

John Travolta hasn't seen the HBO Scientology documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief – and he has no plans to do so.

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Josh and Anna Duggar Tweet Support for Controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act | Anna Duggar, Joshua Duggar

Josh and Anna Duggar Tweet Support for Controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Originally posted 04/02/2015 06:30PM

As controversy continues in Indiana and Arkansas over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Josh and Anna Duggar have been Tweeting their support for the bill to be passed.

"Take a stand for religious freedom in Arkansas – join the rally on the State Capitol steps at 12pm today! @FamilyCouncil #RFRA," Josh posted on Thursday.

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Former Scientologists Share Their Stories with PEOPLE

Former Scientologist in Going Clear: 'I'm Standing Up for What Is Right'

Originally posted 03/31/2015 07:50PM

The new Scientology documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief premiered on HBO Sunday night, and many of those who appear in it continue to make their voices heard.

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Leah Remini Thanks HBO Scientology Filmmakers for Helping 'Those Who Didn't Have a Voice'

Leah Remini Thanks HBO Scientology Filmmakers for Helping 'Those Who Didn't Have a Voice'

Originally posted 03/30/2015 12:40PM

Actress Leah Remini, a former Scientologist, has spoken out about HBO's investigative documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief.

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A Family in Argentina Is Driving 11,000 Miles to See the Pope

A Family in Argentina Is Driving 11,000 Miles to See the Pope

Originally posted 03/22/2015 06:15PM

Noël Zemborain and her husband Alfredo "Catire" Walker have plans to take their four children on a road trip. But they aren't embarking on your average lengthy family car ride across the state, or even the country.

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Makers of Scientology Documentary Call on Tom Cruise and John Travolta to Address 'Abuses'

Makers of Scientology Documentary Call on Tom Cruise and John Travolta to Address 'Abuses'

Originally posted 03/03/2015 07:10PM

The makers of one of Sundance's most buzzed-about films are putting the heat on John Travolta and Tom Cruise.

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