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Wife of Scientology boss will 'never be free,' says dad

(9NEWS) — The public face of the Church of Scientology is benevolent.

For decades the church has enjoyed the razzle-dazzle of its celebrity members and high-profile spokespeople, including Tom Cruise and John Travolta.

But beneath the glamour and celebrity is a veil of secrecy, with disturbing cult-like practices and serious allegations of violence, abuse and even claims of holding people prisoner.