Couple marry in the UK's first Scientology wedding

The couple share their first kiss as man and wife.
The couple share their first kiss as man and wife. Credit: Scientology Press Office/PA Wire

Two newlyweds have become the first couple in Britain to tie the knot in a Church of Scientology chapel.

Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli tie the knot at the Church of Scientology chapel in London.
Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli tie the knot at the Church of Scientology chapel in London. Credit: Scientology Press Office/PA Wire

Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli, both 25, walked down the aisle in the historic ceremony after winning a landmark legal battle at the Supreme Court to exchange vows at the church.

The newlyweds walked down the aisle in the historic ceremony after winning a landmark legal battle at the Supreme Court.
The newlyweds walked down the aisle in the historic ceremony after winning a landmark legal battle at the Supreme Court. Credit: Scientology Press Office/PA Wire

Dressed in white and holding a white and red bouquet of flowers, the new Mrs Calcioli beamed as she emerged from the ceremony arm in arm with her new husband.

The couple pose for the waiting media after taking their vows.
The couple pose for the waiting media after taking their vows. Credit: Scientology Press Office/PA Wire

As they walked out of the Church of Scientology in Blackfriars, London, the newlyweds were greeted by the waiting press.

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Couple marry in the UK's first Scientology wedding

Two newlyweds have become the first couple in Britain to tie the knot in a Church of Scientology chapel. Louisa Hodkin and Alessandro Calcioli walked down the aisle after winning a landmark legal battle at the Supreme Court.