Tom Cruise is being complimented on his charming behaviour while mingling with VIPs and fans during his recent visit to Ireland, yet journalists can't resist referring to his "strange religion of Scientology".
But would a visitor from another planet consider a religion based on an unmarried virgin's birth of a boy-child, conceived without human intercourse a "strange religion", too?
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