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Couple wins right to marry in Scientology chapel

A woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel has won her Supreme Court challenge.

Louisa Hodkin was disputing a High Court ruling which said Scientology services were not "acts of worship".

But five Supreme Court judges disagreed, ruling the church was a "place of meeting for religious worship".

"Religion should not be confined to religions which recognise a supreme deity," said Lord Toulson.

Miss Hodkin wants to marry Alessandro Calcioli in a Church of Scientology chapel in central London.

  • 11 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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