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Church of Scientology wedding victory

A couple from Sussex who want to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel are planning their wedding after winning a "human rights" fight in the UK's highest court.

Human rights victory for Scientology couple

Scientology Centre in East Grinstead Credit: ITV Meridian

A couple from Sussex are claiming a human rights victory after winning the right to wed in a Church of Scientology chapel.

Scientologists Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli, both 25 and from East Grinstead, had put the ceremony on hold after a High Court judge said services run by Scientologists were not "acts of worship".

But the Supreme Court today overturned that decision and ruled that the Scientology church was a "place of meeting for religious worship".

Judges said religion should not be confined to faiths involving a "supreme deity".

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