I'll bet this bit of celebrity gossip has caused a bunch of consternation amongst the hoi polloi. "Silent birth?" they're all wondering. "What's with the silent birth? Why didn't Katie want anyone to talk around her while she delivered Tom Cruise's illegitimate love child? If only the Crusty Curmudgeon could explain this to us, but he has been nowhere to be found for many weeks!"
So here's the deal with why Scientologists™ are so obsessed with silent births.