Inside the Church of Scientology’s planned $6 million Perth headquarters

Perth Now published a great article with photos of the latest Scientology news from Australia:THE Church of Scientology plans to spend $6 million converting a Perth warehouse into its new WA headquarters.The church wants to relocate from Murray St in the CBD to a 200-person capacity HQ at the corner of Belmont Avenue and Cleaver Terrace in Rivervale. Plans include a chapel, cafe, public information centre, classrooms, film and chaplain rooms and bookstore/library, as well as parking … [Read more...]

Tampa Bay Volunteers to be Recognized With President’s Volunteer Service Award

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 12 - 18, 2015), several hundred Tampa Bay volunteers will be honored for their service to the community at the historic Fort Harrison, the religious retreat of the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization. The event will take place on April 15 and is part of the nation-wide celebration for volunteerism. National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and supported by federal, state and … [Read more...]

Scientology founder’s Phoenix Home gets historic designation

The Phoenix Business Journal posted an article today announcing the Phoenix home where Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard lived in the 1950s has been deemed a historic site by the Arizona Historical Society, and that it is also on the National Register of Historic Places. … [Read more...]

March edition of Freedom Magazine: People who Read are a Dying Breed

One in four Americans didn’t read a single book last year. And more than half of U.S. teens don’t read for pleasure, ever. Meanwhile, research shows that readers are better able to communicate and better equipped to deal with feelings—both their own and other people’s. Exposure to literature also breeds empathy, spurs compassion, and fuels success. So, what’s the story?Read the magazine online here. … [Read more...]

Respect the Religious Beliefs of Others

From The Way to Happiness, a nonreligious, common-sense moral code, written by L. Ron Hubbard:Tolerance is a good cornerstone on which to build human relationships. When one views the slaughter and suffering caused by religious intolerance down all the history of Man and into modern times, one can see that intolerance is a very non-survival activity. Religious tolerance does not mean one cannot express his own beliefs. It does mean that seeking to undermine or attack the religious faith and … [Read more...]

Scientology Auditing for the Mom and Dad

How does the Scientology practice of Auditing relate to the day-to-day grind of being a mother, or to the stresses of having a child? Kirstie and Jason recently completed extensive programs of Scientology auditing at their local Church, and give here a nuts & bolts overview of what it's meant to them as parents, and for their relationship as husband & wife.Has Scientology Auditing Made You a Better Parent? – Scientology... Kirstie and Jason a … [Read more...]

How Alive are You?

A simple yardstick to measure how alive you are:  “An individual is not as alive as his heart beats. He is not as alive as his toes wiggle. No. He is as live as he can consent to play the role he is playing. If he is then playing that role by his own consent, he’ll be alive to a remarkable degree. … “If you are willing to be or if you are capable of being, by your own determinism, then you can be certain of life and you can be certain of the future and you can be certain of what you ar … [Read more...]

In Honor of L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday

A remarkable genius, whose work helps millions, on the occasion of his birthday, March 13, 1911. … [Read more...]