TITLE

Party's ouster of Scientologists decried

PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Christianity Today;03/03/97, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the criticism of U.S. State Department and several congressional representatives regarding Germany's government moves to restrict Scientology. Why Chancellor Helmut Kohl expelled three of its members; Founder of Scientology; Suggestion by German Labor Minister Norbert Bluem with regards to Scientologists; Entertainment figures who launched boycotts against the films of two Scientologists; Scientologist actors.
ACCESSION #
9703310889

 

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