Scientology helped Kelly Preston cope with son’s deathWhile John Travolta is the subject of a sex trial these days, his wife, Kelly Preston, opens up about scientology and how it helped her cope with their son’s death. The actress spoke about her religion’s path to enlightenment on “The Conversation”, on Sunday night.

2009 was a milestone for John Travolta and Kelly Preston’s family. Their son, Jett, who was 16 at the time, passed away, after a severe injury to his head, that he had gotten during a seizure. Now, the 49-year-old mom, opens up to Amanda de Cadenet on Lifetime’s “The Conversation”. Preston says that her spiritual choices have made her cope better with the tragic loss.

“In Scientology, we have what’s called ‘auditing,’ and that helps you to address things in your life and to strip them away”, she said, adding that “the people at my church literally held my hand and got me through …”.

Scientology is a religion spread all over the world, created by L. Ron Hubbard. The main idea that it promotes is that humans are immortal being that have forgotten their real nature. The latest data shows that there are more than 25,000 American Scientologists. Among them there are famous adepts such as Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Lisa Marie Presley, Jason Lee, Juliette Lewis, Kirstie Alley, Danny Masterson and Catherine Bell.