28 January 2010

Haiti relief and Scientology

The guardian reports that John Travolta flies Scientologists' aid to Haiti. Some people have been critical of scientology, often arguing that it is not a 'genuine' church. I would agree, but I'm not sure that's where the essence of the problem lies. Indeed, another of the guardian's article recently reported that "Pope John Paul II regularly whipped himself" and that this "claim of self-flagellation boosts case for elevating late pontiff to status of saint"...

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