A message from a Scientologist who is active in drug demand reduction in Australia, courtesy of the Bedingo Advisor IN Drug Action Week (June 17-23), I want to tell readers that the “war on drugs” has NOT failed. The message is being heard by young people. Statistics show that education is by far the most effective at stopping the end users. Between 2004 and 2007 the use of marijuana by 14-19 year-olds fell by 28 per cent! So we are… Read more

The Church has gone to court in many countries to uphold the right to freedom of religion. In Australia, as but one example, legal actions by the Church led to a landmark victory for religious freedom in general. In the United States, the Church employed the Freedom of Information Act to obtain documents vital to the public interest and to hold government agencies accountable. In certain cases, the Church has used the courts to protect its copyrighted materials, or to safeguard… Read more

Absolutely not. Scientology holds no such belief. Any suggestion otherwise is as absurd as asserting that those of the Christian faith believe themselves descended from aliens because they believe there is a Heaven. Some of the information one finds on the Internet concerning Scientology religious beliefs is a mixture of misstatements, distortions and outright lies designed to twist Scientology theology. These scurrilous statements, issued by the “Internet fringe,” are not only patently untrue, they are intentionally designed to ridicule Scientologists… Read more

Every great religion wishes they possessed the written and spoken words of their founder. As Scientology was born in a modern age, the founder’s writings and recordings are extant and verifiable. Hence, the Church has been able to preserve L. Ron Hubbard’s legacy and ensure the religion remains pure to his original teachings for all time. It was Mr. Hubbard’s intent that the scriptures of Scientology not only remain unadulterated, but that they always remain within the purview of the Church. Moreover, as… Read more

By Staff News@lavozcolorado.com 06/19/2012New Ideal Church of Scientology for the Mile-High City On Saturday, June 16, more than a thousand Scientologists, guests, and state and city dignitaries assembled in Lower Downtown Denver to dedicate a new Church of Scientology. The Church stands one block from Coors Field in the heart of the Ballpark Neighborhood Historic District. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion addressed the crowd. Dignitaries joining in the dedication… Read more

KUSA Denver’s Erica Cobb covers the opening of the newest Church of Scientology in Denver, Colorado, just blocks from Coors Field. DENVER – The newest Church of Scientology now calls Denver home. Located at the corner of 24th and Blake streets, the 44,000-square-foot church is one block away from Coors Field. While the church is brand new, the building itself is not. The structure, built in 1916, is the former American Radiator Company building. The new owners decided to preserve many… Read more

I had a pretty traumatic emergency C-Section nearly three years ago when my daughter was born.  Since then, I’ve had an immense amount of pent-up emotion and upset connected to that operation.  Even after several years, I would constantly find myself still very much caught up in that incident. Not a day went by that I did not mull things over in my head, thinking of alternate endings, of what I should have could have done to change it, etc…. Read more

According to the Juneteenth website: “Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free.” What is truly shocking, and something I only learned about a few years ago, is that there are actually more slaves today than… Read more

| DENVER, COLORADO • JUNE 16, 2012 | On Saturday, June 16, more than a thousand Scientologists, guests, and state and city dignitaries assembled in Lower Downtown Denver to dedicate a new Church of Scientology. The Church stands one block from Coors Field in the heart of the Ballpark Neighborhood Historic District. The building, originally constructed in 1916 for the American Radiator Company, is a renowned example of Denver’s urban revitalization. The Church meticulously preserved the landmark’s original features, including the… Read more

Tim Bowles, Scientologist and Director of International Development of Youth for Human Rights and Joseph “Jay” Yarsiah Youth for Human Rights Program Director for Africa discuss the Human Rights Leadership Campaign they have implemented in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and other  African countries to curtail atrocities and prevent them occurring in the future. Read more


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