Church of Scientology renovates old cigar factory, holds pieces of Tampa’s history

Updated: Monday, 20 Feb 2012, 9:48 AM EST Published : Monday, 20 Feb 2012, 7:21 AM ESTKerry Klecic/MyFoxTampaBay.comYBOR CITY - You could say the legendary Ybor Square holds the perfect balance of old and new.On the corner of 8th Avenue and 13th Street, it stands as a symbol of Tampa’s past – holding 116 years of history between its red-brick walls – and sign of its future.Years ago, it stood as the Tampa Bay area’s only brick cigar factory.Built in 1886 by Don Vicente Ma … [Read more...]


The Church of Scientology Greater Cincinnati celebrated the opening of its expansive new home Saturday, February 25. The inauguration was attended by more than a thousand Scientologists and state, county and city officials. Located in Florence, Kentucky, within the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, the Church’s new home stands at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Union Pike, the junction that inspired Florence’s original name of “Crossroads.” The new facility will not only prov … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology of Sacramento

California’s capital celebrated the grand opening of the new Church of Scientology of Sacramento on January 28, 2012. The dedication ceremony was attended by more than 2,500 Scientologists, guests and city, state and national officials.  Photos of this spectacular new Church of Scientology follow below:Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, presided over the ceremonies.  Special guests on hand to comme … [Read more...]


Religious leaders, community officials, representatives of nongovernment organizations and scholars joined Scientologists from throughout Europe to celebrate the second anniversary of the dedication and opening of Churches of Scientology for Europe in Brussels, Belgium.This unique Scientology Church caters to the spiritual needs of Scientologists throughout Belgium and makes its humanitarian campaigns available to representatives of the 27 member states of the European Union and embassy and … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard Developed Dianetics

The brief overview of Dianetics from the "How to Use Dianetics" DVD gives a glimpse into the importance of this technology to the life and well-being of anyone who has suffered a debilitating loss or finds himself or herself laden with a long-term psychosomatic illness or emotional problem or simply wants to improve some aspect of life. … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard: Toward a more Moral, Decent, Happier Life

The Way to Happiness is a nonrelgious common sense moral code anyone my use to live a better and happier life.  These public service announcements were inspired by the precepts of this book. … [Read more...]

L. Ron Hubbard, a Celebration

On the eve of the celebration of the birthday of L. Ron Hubbard, a series of posts about his contribution to the betterment of humankind through humanitarian programs he inspired or supported.First: an overview of his life and legacy.  … [Read more...]

Institute of Peace and Development Honors L. Ron Hubbard

[as published at]Brussels--At the Churches of Scientology for Europe on 18 February 2012, Mr. Sardar Javaid Sarwer, Chief Executive Officer for Europe of the Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD Belgium-Pakistan)  awarded  the symbolic quill award to L. Ron Hubbard, Founder of the Scientology religion, "a true benefactor of mankind."   the award celebrates the friendship between INSPAD and the Church of Scientology in recognition of the help provided to the people in … [Read more...]