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Tom Cruise/Katie Holmes Divorce

SCIENTOLOGY

Was Her Breaking Point

6/29/2012 1:27 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Katie Holmes
filed for divorce primarily over Tom Cruise's fierce ties to Scientology, fearing that Tom would drag Suri deep into the church ... sources connected with the couple tell TMZ.

Our sources say ... Katie has never been fully committed to Scientology, even though she has had ties with the church.  We're told the couple had been arguing over Suri -- that she's now of the age where Scientology becomes a significant part of her life.

Sources familiar with the split tell us Katie is filing for sole legal custody -- as we first reported -- specifically because she does not want Tom to control decisions relating to religion.

Sources have told us that the divorce is NOT about money -- we're told Katie doesn't need Tom's money ... because she has plenty of it ... and will be well taken care of under the terms of the prenup. 

To give you an idea of how fierce Tom's ties to the Church are -- a video featuring the actor discussing what Scientology means to him leaked onto YouTube in 2008. You gotta watch the whole thing.

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496.

Kat    

Goodness, he does like to hear himself speak and he is such an expert! The spectators expect the scientologists to take care of them and help them? Seriously?! I can/do/will always take care of myself. I would rather die than believe those nut jobs ! He's a know-it-all who knows nothing! Numerology? 33, 11, good girlies spare me! Scientologists should be locked up, but especially Cruise.three wives and he just can't get it right...do us all a favor and don't get married again. Any woman that would date or marry him at this point is a complete idiot!

385 days ago
497.

AJ    

I don't know if Tom's manic way of courting her ,and all his money, blinded her to what she was really signing on for, but she was not living in the real world if she thought she could have a child with a staunch believer like Tom C. and NOT expect their child to be raised in / by the church.

Personally, I think they are only a breath away from cult behavior . I for one, am glad she removed herself and her child, but I still think she had on blinders to marry him in the first place.

256 days ago
498.

AJ    

I don't know if she was living in the real world if she thought she could marry someone as deep into Scientology as Tom Cruise is, and then think she would be allowed, yes, ALLOWED , to have her daughter NOT be a Christian Scientologist.. Her life was laid out before here and she just didn't fathom what she was really marrying into.

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