Did You Know That Tom Cruise Almost Became a Catholic Priest?

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Tom Cruise may be the most visible face of the Church of Scientology, but before he fell in love with Xenu he considered a path in another religion. As a kid, Tom attended a Catholic school in Cincinnati, Ohio, and while there strongly considered joining the priesthood. The New York Daily News has the story: "Tom was instantly hooked," said Father Ric Schneider, who gave the speech that brought Cruise to seminary school. "I think he wanted a good education. With his parents going through a … [Read more...]

What’s the Big Deal About Connor Cruise Wearing a Jesus Necklace?

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Connor Cruise--son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman--wore a Jesus necklace to a recent event. While it's not at all unusual for starts to sport religious jewelry (hi, Justin Bieber), Connor's necklace is a much bigger deal. Why? Because Connor, like his dad, is a Scientologist. Although Scientology often stresses that you can belong to any religion you want and still practice Scientology, wearing obvious Christian jewelry is a pretty big "don't," especially when your dad is the most well-known … [Read more...]


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