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Have Scientology practices led to suicide tries?

Title: Have Scientology practices led to suicide tries?
Date: Sunday, 3 April 1983
Publisher: Flint Journal (Michigan)
Author: David V. Graham
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It is not uncommon for present or former Scientology members to try to kill themselves, according to three national experts on the controversial religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard. The head of the Scientology Church in Michigan, however, denies that Scientology practices have led to suicides. And the president of the international Church of Scientology, the Rev. Heber C. Jentzsch, headquartered in Los Angeles, dismisses the experts quoted in this story as "liars," who he says are out to discredit a ... [Read the rest at]