Posts Tagged Religion

Tricks – not miracles – on order as Globetrotters meet pope

Harlem Globetrotters' Hi-Lite Bruton, left, Ant Atitkson, second from left,  Big Easy Lofton, second from right, look at teammate Flight Time Lang, right, helping Pope Francis spin the ball on his finger as they meet during the general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis pulled off some trick moves in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday.

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Challenged by ‘Going Clear,’ another test awaits Tom Cruise

In this April 21, 2015 file photo, Tom Cruise, star of the upcoming film "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," makes an appearance at the Paramount Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2015 in Las Vegas. Cruise was also featured in the Alex Gibney documentary, "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief." (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusions to the Scientology documentary “Going Clear.” Bird called it “a very inside reference,” but Garofalo quickly disagreed.

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