Scientologists from 50 Nations Gather to Celebrate a Year of Humanitarian Accomplishment

The 28th anniversary celebration of the International Association of Scientologists

| EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOM • OCTOBER 28, 2012 |Marking a year of unprecedented accomplishments, the 28th anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists was a celebration of the many humanitarian and life-changing achievements of the Church worldwide.An overflow crowd of more than 7,000 Scientologists from 50 countries gathered on the grounds of Saint Hill Manor in the town of East Grinstead, England, to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the International As … [Read more...]

Why I am Proud to Support the International Association of Scientologists

“WHAT IS THE IAS?”  There’s a question I get asked quite often when I’m wearing my shirts that state I’m a member of the International Association of Scientologists, one I’m bound to get asked all the more often now that my family are all Patrons of the Association.“What’s that?”One fellow that I did web engineering with saw me wearing a shirt with a torch on it that said, “Crusader” and said, “Crusader – I think I’ve heard of those guys.”  – thinking it was a vend … [Read more...]

IAS Freedom Medal Winner–David Pomerantz

Another winner of the International Association of Scientologists Freedom Medal is Daviod Pomerantz, a human rights advocate who has also brought Scientology to the Philippines.Here is a recent article on his attending the Manila Book Fair: Why David Pomeranz is attending Manila book fair Philippine Daily InquirerDavid Pomeranz believes the real barriers to a happy and valuable future are upsets, failures, fears and mistakes of the past.“These things haunt us like ghosts that spoil every c … [Read more...]

TIM BOWLES: IDEALISM IN ACTION

Tim Bowles is another IAS Freedom Medalist:As you read this page, untold millions on five continents are attempting to scratch out a subsistence living, many unsuccessfully, deprived of their basic human rights.A trip to Africa in 2005 changed Tim Bowles’ life.“When I arrived in Ghana, it was like coming home,” he says. “I knew I had to do something to help.”Bowles, an attorney specializing in constitutional law, was in Africa to assist with the Youth for Human Rights International World … [Read more...]

THE STORY OF THE IAS

On the eve of the celebration of the anniversary of the International Association of Scientologists, here is the story of the IAS:Without fireworks, without cheering crowds, but with pure unadulterated dedication, a small group of Scientologists determined to see to the security and dissemination of the Scientology religion formed the International Association of Scientologists (IAS).All new movements have at one time been faced with persecution and misunderstanding, and all great movements … [Read more...]


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