New Scientology National Affairs Office in Dublin, Ireland

The new Church of Scientology National Affairs Office opened its doors in Dublin in a beautifully restored facility on Merrion Square. The office is a center for the Scientology-supported humanitarian and social betterment programs in Ireland.The Church of Scientology National Affairs Office of Ireland seeks to share with the Irish people both the work of the Church and its humanitarian ideals. The Church will coordinate its many charitable and humanitarian campaigns. They include efforts to … [Read more...]

Creed of the Church of Scientology

The Creed of the Church of Scientology was written by L. Ron Hubbard shortly after the Church was formed in Los Angeles on February 18, 1954.After Mr. Hubbard issued this creed from his office in Phoenix, Arizona, the Church of Scientology adopted it as its creed because it succinctly states what Scientologists believe. We of the Church believe That all men of whatever race, color or creed were created with equal rights.That all men have inalienable rights to their own religious pr … [Read more...]

Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray on the Church of Scientology dedicating the Church of Scientology of Inglewood, Rev. Cecil “Chip” Murray, retired head of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles and now Professor of Religious Studies at University of Southern California, expresses his highest regard for Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard and the Church of Scientology: “My friends, this new Church is an opportunity to make change. I encourage you, the community, to take full advantage. L. … [Read more...]

How The Way to Happiness is Transforming Lives seen on the Scientology Religion website, director of the Atlanta Community Education and Resource Center, Mr. Orlando Johnson provides services to those with hardcore problems of drugs and alcohol, crime and illiteracy. When he brought The Way to Happiness to his Center, he says he brought the formula for living, and he has seen its impact on his clients. He announced to the thousands gathered for the dedication and opening of the new Church of … [Read more...]

How Religion Affects the Integration of Refugees in Greece

I was fascinated to read an article by Alexandra Markovich on Religious News Service on the refugee problem in Greece.The country has been very welcoming to asylum-seekers for the most part, but the article points to problems on the horizon.Greece, surrounded by the Islamic World as it is, has held fast to its Orthodox faith.  And Greeks fiercely defend their national identity--even those born in the country whose parents immigrated are not considered "real" Greeks.Markovich writes, " … [Read more...]

How Religious Leaders of Other Faiths View the Scientology Religion

The Scientology Religion website has a video interview with interreligious leader and professor of comparative religion, Rabbi Michael Shevack.  speaks to the universal truths of the Scripture and theology of the Scientology religion and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard. He conveys his sentiments of the Church and its members, stating “It’s filled with people… who want to leave the world in a better place” and who are “dedicated to affirming … [Read more...]

Religious Persecutions Against the Yazidis

In reading today's blog on the Scientology Religion website I came across something I was unaware of—the persecution of the Yazidis.The blog states that Jan Figel, the European Union's first Special Envoy for the promotion of freedom of religion or belief outside the EU classifies the persecution of the Yazidis by ISIS as genocide.Looking for more information, I found another even more disturbing article on Christian Today describing the systematic raping of young Yazidi wo … [Read more...]

Rev. Joseph J. Jones on the Significance of the Opening of the Church of Scientology Harlem

The Church of Scientology and Community Center of Harlem, New York, opened their doors July 31.One of the guest speakers at the even, Rev. Joseph J. Jones, said: “Harlem has been the renaissance of a great many movements. It’s just stand-to-reason that the Church of Scientology would be another chapter in Harlem’s history for another great movement."His was a very inspiring speech and I include it here. … [Read more...]