Scientology TV premiered Monday, March 12. A Twitter announcement read: “It’s TIME for us to tell OUR story…The only thing more interesting than what you’ve heard…is what you haven’t.” Now available on DIRECTV Channel 320, Scientology.TV Apple TV, Roku, fire TV and through apps.     Read more

At 8 p.m. EST on March 12, 2018, the Scientology Network went live with the flip of a switch, making it instantly accessible to tens of millions of households across the United States and hundreds of millions more worldwide over the internet. From the three-story atrium of the Church’s landmark Flag Building at its spiritual home in Clearwater, Florida, Mr. David Miscavige, ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, welcomed the world to the network to explain its mission. “You’ve probably heard… Read more

Published courtesy of STAND: Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination  Everyone has a religion even if it is the assertion that there is nothing in which to have faith. But when a person embraces a faith, it is because he perceives truth in it. The Great Synagogue in Budapest, Hungary (Heracles Kritikos / The obvious reply to the question “If I disagree with someone else’s religion, why should I study it?” is the question “How do you know you disagree… Read more

On February 9, 2018, the Central District Court of Budapest found in favor of the Church of Scientology, declaring illegal an October 18, 2017, raid by Hungary’s National Investigation Office (NNI) which resulted in the return of hundreds of boxes of religious documents wrongfully taken. The Church of Scientology Budapest The Court order is legally binding. Additionally, the Court annulled decisions made by the NNI itself and by the Metropolitan Public Prosecutor’s Office. The Court found that NNI, as the… Read more

In his blog “What’s in a Name,” Scientologist Michael Scandling writes about his introduction to Scientology. Published courtesy of  STAND—Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination. October 1970, Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, California. I was a college sophomore. Not only that, I was a college sophomore in Berkeley in 1970—which meant that in addition to being everything that the word “sophomore” implies, I was dripping with attitude: hip, but flower-power innocent—mixed with a cynicism that I wore like a badge. It was an attitude that… Read more

Tad Reeves, webmaster of the Scientology Parent website, shares a story of his recent trip to Salt Lake City with his children and why he brought them to the grand opening of the city’s new Scientology Church. This past weekend, I got up early with my kids, and made the quick flight from Portland down to Salt Lake City, Utah to attend the grand opening of the latest Church of Scientology to open – the new and quite Ideal Church of Scientology of… Read more

In a blog published on STAND, Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination, Scientologist Rodger Clark puts media propaganda into perspective. It was 1938. Adolph Hitler (Time Magazine’s “Man of the Year”) had begun dropping in on his neighbors without an invitation. It was also the year that a 23-year-old genius actor-director named Orson Welles had a bright idea. He decided to punch up the drama on the radio show The Mercury Theatre on the Air, which did dramatizations of classic novels. For his show… Read more

Scientology Volunteer Ministers provide effective help at disasters around the globe, from hurricanes in Florida to floods in Italy; from Los Angeles riots to bombings in Moscow; and from the Southeast Asian tsunami to bush fires in Australia. No matter the location, the crisis or its severity, Volunteer Ministers have brought their practical and spiritual aid to these disaster sites. The Freedom Magazine special edition available online, has a feature on Scientology Volunteer Ministers disaster response. and describes the Church’s Volunteer Ministers… Read more

Scientologist Rodger Clark publishes his about-face rendition of the common misguided media taunt that “Scientologists believe in aliens” on the STAND (Scientologists Taking Action Against Discrimination) website. It was one of those cloudless, perfect 74-degree days. My work was all caught up, so my wife and I decided to play hooky and go to the zoo. The most popular attraction is always the chimp enclosure, where people get to sit and laugh at the antics of the resident troupe—a caricature and… Read more

A generation of American youngsters is gaining a new respect for the Revolutionary War hero and the first POTUS, George Washington, through the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton that has brought the birth of America to life. An article by Wayne D’Orio on the Education Next website describes the collaboration between Hamilton creator Lin Manuel Miranda and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. _____________ Hamilton Goes to High School How students are learning U.S. history from the hottest show on Broadway Wayne D’Orio joined EdNext Editor-in-chief… Read more

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