How do Scientologists celebrate the holiday season?

At this time of year, media often ask how Scientologists observe the holiday season. To answer that question, the Church of Scientology International provides the following:How do Scientologists celebrate the holiday season?Observances of the holidays are as diverse as Scientologists are.Because the Scientology religion is practiced in 165 countries and territories, Scientologists come from a wide variety of faiths and cultural traditions.But no matter what their background, … [Read more...]

Scientologists from 50 Nations Gather to Celebrate a Year of Humanitarian Accomplishment

The 28th anniversary celebration of the International Association of Scientologists

| EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOM • OCTOBER 28, 2012 |Marking a year of unprecedented accomplishments, the 28th anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists was a celebration of the many humanitarian and life-changing achievements of the Church worldwide.An overflow crowd of more than 7,000 Scientologists from 50 countries gathered on the grounds of Saint Hill Manor in the town of East Grinstead, England, to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the International As … [Read more...]

Thousands Celebrate New Scientology Church in Renowned Historic Villa

More than 7,000 Scientologists and their guests gathered from across Italy and Europe to celebrate the grand opening of the Church of Scientology Ideal Organization (Ideal Org) of Padova on Saturday, October 27.

| PADOVA, ITALY • OCTOBER 27, 2012 |More than 7,000 Scientologists and their guests gathered from across Italy and Europe to celebrate the grand opening of the Church of Scientology Ideal Organization (Ideal Org) of Padova on Saturday, October 27. Church officials presided over the opening joined by national, provincial and city dignitaries.The Church’s new home is the historic Villa Francesconi-Lanza in Padova’s northern district of Arcella. Originally constructed circa 1744 for the nobl … [Read more...]

Groundbreaking Book-on-Film Answers the Question “What is Scientology?”

Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought film, on Blu-ray and DVD.

| LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA • OCTOBER 25, 2012 |To address unprecedented worldwide demand, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought, L. Ron Hubbard’s first book on the theory and practice of Scientology, is now available as a groundbreaking 90-minute book-on-film. The film was produced and released in response to the overwhelming interest in Scientology, manifested by the more than 160 million visitors to the Church’s official Internet site asking the question: “What is Scientology?” The film, … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Sponsors Red Ribbon Week Forum on Strategies to Reduce Drug Demand

first annual anti-drug forum of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World October 22 at the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C.

 | WASHINGTON, DC • OCTOBER 24, 2012 |Honoring Red Ribbon Week and its message of prevention and education, The Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. co-hosted the first annual anti-drug forum of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World on October 22.Held in Chestnut Hall in the new National Affairs Office in Fraser Mansion at Dupont Circle, the forum focused on effective strategies to reduce the demand for illicit drugs. It was chaired by Jesse Morro … [Read more...]

16TH Annual Church of Scientology Charity Concert – Raises £50,000 to Aid Royal National Lifeboat Institution

Mr Peter Tarrant (left) of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution expressed his gratitude to the L. Ron Hubbard Foundation and the Church of Scientology

| EAST GRINSTEAD/SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOM • OCTOBER 22, 2012 | Sunday October 21st, an audience of over 1500, including mayors, dignitaries and other special guests, attended a musical spectacular hosted by the Church of Scientology at Saint Hill Manor. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a charitable institution founded in 1824 to save lives at sea, was the beneficiary of this 16th annual Gala Charity Concert staged in the Grand Marquee—one of the largest marquees in Europ … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology paper submitted to OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

OSCE is the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. The Organization comprises 56 participating States that span the globe, encompassing three continents - North America, Europe and Asia - and more than a billion people. It offers a forum for political negotiations and decision-making in the fields of early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation, and puts the political will of its participating States into practice through its unique … [Read more...]

An interesting article by By Michelle Kuehlhorn – Staff Writer for the North Eastern Illinois University IndependentIn 1952, Hubbard used the Dianetics framework and published a new set of teachings as Scientology, a religious philosophy. In 1953, Hubbard incorporated the Church of American Science, Church of Scientology, and Church of Spiritual Engineering in Camden, New Jersey. On February 18, 1954, Hubbard gave his blessing to his followers to set up the first local Church of Scientology i … [Read more...]

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