Scientology settles into historic home

A photo story on the Church of Scientology Tampa appears on the Tampa Bay Fox TV affiliate. "Chances are you've driven by or even been to Ybor Square, the home of Creative Loafing, Spaghetti Warehouse and the Church of Scientology. But you might not know exactly how much history it holds..." Tampa’s first brick cigar factory, built in 1886 and located at Ybor Square, now is home to the Church of Scientology. (Photos Kerry Klecic/MyFoxTampaBay.com) … [Read more...]

HOW IS THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY STRUCTURED?

The Church of Scientology is formed into an ecclesiastical structure which unifies and aligns a multitude of diverse religious activities, including not only ministering Scientology religious services and practices, but proselytization, ecclesiastical management, relay of communication, production of dissemination materials and many other functions. Thus the Scientology religious community is united both by common beliefs and practices and an organizational form uniquely suited to its religious … [Read more...]

Scientology Offers Open House For New Downtown Sacramento Building

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — After its grand opening over the weekend, the Church of Scientology offered the media a closer look at its new Sacramento location on Monday after a transition that took eight years to complete. They took great care to preserve the exterior facade of the historic building on J and 6th streets. Inside it’s completely different, gutted and renovated from top to bottom. The building, formerly the Ramona Hotel, is six stories and 58,000 square feet. “It’s a … [Read more...]

Scientologists have a new church

By Jennifer Garza jgarza@sacbee.com Published: Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 - 12:00 am | Page 2B It took two years and about $10 million, but the 12,000 local members of the Church of Scientology in Sacramento have a new house of worship. The new Church of Scientology of Sacramento is a seven-story building at the site of the Old Ramona Hotel on the corner of Sixth and J streets. Inside can be found a chapel, multiple seminar rooms, classrooms, dozens of rooms for auditing or … [Read more...]

Scientologists open new church at 6th and J streets

By Jennifer Garza jgarza@sacbee.com Visitors are invited to see the new 57,000-square-foot Church of Scientology of Sacramento at Sixth and J streets. Church officials held a grand opening Saturday. The facility is at the Old Ramona Hotel, which has been renovated. More than 2,400 people attended, including Mayor Kevin Johnson, who said the restored building will help revitalize downtown. The new church will serve 12,000 members locally. It has a chapel for congregational … [Read more...]

CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY INAUGURATES NEW LANDMARK HOME IN CALIFORNIA’S CAPITAL

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| SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA • JANUARY 28, 2012 | California’s capital celebrated the grand opening of the new Church of Scientology of Sacramento on Saturday, January 28. The dedication ceremony was attended by more than 2,500 Scientologists, guests and city, state and national officials. The Church’s new home, located just blocks from the State Capitol, is one of the city’s most prominent architectural landmarks. Originally opened in 1930 as the Ramona Hotel and designed by … [Read more...]

Scientology Scriptures

Bridge Publications is the world’s largest all-digital, print-on-demand publishing house. These new facilities can print 500,000 books and  925,000 compact discs a week. Since release of the Dianetics and Scientology Basic Books and Lectures in 2007, Scientologists have flooded into their churches in greater numbers than ever. Demand for the materials has grown exponentially and, as parishioners have progressed through those books and lectures, the numbers of new people coming in to … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Advances Human Rights Education in Tennessee

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The United for Human Rights materials provide educators, government and community groups with effective education tools. Nashville, TN, December 28, 2011 --(PR.com)-- It is time human rights be made a fact. An estimated 27 million people are held in slavery worldwide today, according to the United Nations. After drug trafficking, human trafficking is tied with the illegal arms trade as the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is the fastest growing. Of those trafficked, 80 … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology moves to Inglewood

Article republished from the Daily Breeze By Melissa Evans, Staff Writer In a stretch of downtown Inglewood dotted with shuttered shops and discount stores sits a gleaming new anomaly: a 45,000-square-foot edifice that will serve as the Church of Scientology's South Bay hub. The church, founded by the late L. Ron Hubbard, bought the vacant building in 2007, fought with the city over whether it could open on South Market Street, and recently showed off the renovated, high-tech center to … [Read more...]

Scientologists settle in at old science museum

The Twin Cities Star Tribune did a lovely photo story of the new Church of Scientology that opened in St. Paul last weekend. … [Read more...]