A Magical Welcome Greets Miami’s New Church of Scientology

This article on the Scientology Newsroom announces the grand opening of the next Ideal Scientology Organization. The Magic City’s new Scientology Church opens its doors in honor of freedom and volunteerism in the cultural core of Miami. Miami is as much a state of mind as it is a location. The city is, for example, about 230 miles from Havana, Cuba. But today’s Miami is as intricately fused with the Cuban capital as the two sides of a coin. Miami is Latin, it’s Haitian, it’s … [Read more...]

North America’s Largest Church of Scientology Premieres in the San Fernando Valley

Massive new Scientology Church sheds her ribbon to launch an epic season of expansion for the religion.Head north over the rise from Hollywood, cross Mulholland Drive, and behold a Valley dotted with swimming pools, lemon trees and stretching for all the eye to see. At 260 square miles, the San Fernando Valley is home to 1.8 million residents, the world’s most prominent movie studios and backdrops featured in American cinema from Casablanca to ET. It’s a paradox typical of society today: rig … [Read more...]

A Treasured Landmark Reborn—Scientology Opens New Church Atop Auckland

Auckland celebrates grand opening of new National Church of Scientology for New Zealand at landmark site overlooking the city.Spirituality. Heritage. Tradition. History. Education. Learning. These are pillars on which rests Scientology’s new Ideal Org of New Zealand, where Scientologists locally and from across the Pacific gathered with friends and supporters on Saturday, January 21, to inaugurate the rebirth of the second oldest Church of Scientology in the world.Overlooking the city a … [Read more...]

Inside the Church of Scientology’s planned $6 million Perth headquarters

Perth Now published a great article with photos of the latest Scientology news from Australia:THE Church of Scientology plans to spend $6 million converting a Perth warehouse into its new WA headquarters.The church wants to relocate from Murray St in the CBD to a 200-person capacity HQ at the corner of Belmont Avenue and Cleaver Terrace in Rivervale. Plans include a chapel, cafe, public information centre, classrooms, film and chaplain rooms and bookstore/library, as well as parking … [Read more...]

Thousands Celebrate New Scientology Church in Renowned Historic Villa

| PADOVA, ITALY • OCTOBER 27, 2012 |More than 7,000 Scientologists and their guests gathered from across Italy and Europe to celebrate the grand opening of the Church of Scientology Ideal Organization (Ideal Org) of Padova on Saturday, October 27. Church officials presided over the opening joined by national, provincial and city dignitaries.The Church’s new home is the historic Villa Francesconi-Lanza in Padova’s northern district of Arcella. Originally constructed circa 1744 for the nobl … [Read more...]

Alhambra Cinema in Jaffa reopens as Scientology center

Jaffa landmark undergoes thorough renovation, joining a fleet of some 9,000 Scientology centers around the world. By Keshet Rosenblum | Aug.30, 2012 | 5:28 AMThe Jaffa neighbors of the legendary Alhambra Cinema rubbed their eyes in amazement last week at the sight of the gleaming white building in the heart of the sooty boulevard. The elegant theater, decorated with flags and blue ribbons, has now been opened to the general public after two years of renovation. In honor of the opening a c … [Read more...]

Scientology center overcomes construction ‘setback,’ opens in Tel Aviv

“A culture is as rich and as capable of surviving as it has imaginative artists, skilled men of science, a high ethic level, workable government, land and natural resources, in about that order of importance,” wrote L. Ron Hubbard, the Scientology and Dianetics founder.So when the Church of Scientology recently opened a new center in Tel Aviv, it did so with an understanding of the importance of art to society, says Erin Banks, a church spokesperson in Los Angeles. The new, 6 … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology opens center in Jaffa

By RUTH EGLASH in the Jerusalem Post 08/27/2012 03:51 The religion already has "several thousand" followers in Israel, spokeswoman says.In a ceremony that included guests from all over the world, the local branch of Scientology inaugurated its new Center of Scientology in Jaffa last week.The facility is the largest operated by the US-founded religion in the Middle East.As well as aiming to serve its growing membership here, it will provide “Scientology-sponsored humanitarian pro … [Read more...]