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THE FASTEST-GROWING RELIGION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

EPIC SCIENTOLOGY SUMMER CONTINUES WITH OPENING OF TOKYO IDEAL ORG

TOKYO, JAPANAUGUST 8, 2015

Glorious new era lifts off in Land of the Rising Sun with auspicious ribbon-cutting on majestic new spiritual center for a religion in the midst of game-changing expansion.

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NEW SCIENTOLOGY IDEAL HEADQUARTERS SPEARHEADS MOMENTOUS CHURCH GROWTH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

SAINT HILL, UNITED KINGDOMJULY 18, 2015

Key next step in expansion of the Scientology religion unfolds on the hallowed ground of Saint Hill Road, a stone’s throw from Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s historic home and the Church’s Advanced Organization for the UK.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY CUTS RIBBON ON DYNAMIC NEW DOWNTOWN INFO CENTER SERVING CLEARWATER AND TAMPA BAY

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

The Church’s six global humanitarian initiatives come together in a single Florida location to benefit all citizens, giving a much-needed local home to Church-sponsored international programs at the intersection of help and hope.

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NEW SCIENTOLOGY VOLUNTEER MINISTERS CENTER EXTENDS HELPING HAND TO CLEARWATER IN PROCLAIMING “SOMETHING CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT.”

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

The Church of Scientology-affiliated global program offers unconditional help with a new center opened July 11 in the heart of Clearwater.

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CITIZENS COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS EXPANDS ITS ACTIVITIES TO EXPOSE AND HANDLE PSYCHIATRIC ABUSE IN CLEARWATER, TAMPA BAY VIA NEW CENTER

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

To the enthusiastic cheers of thousands of Scientologists and their guests, the Church of Scientology cut the ribbon on a new Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) Florida center in downtown Clearwater Saturday, July 11.

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NEW UNITED FOR HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER BRINGS WORLDWIDE INITIATIVE AN URGENT PRESENCE IN TAMPA BAY, CLEARWATER AREA

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

On Saturday, July 11, an enthusiastic crowd of thousands was on hand to take the first tour as the Church of Scientology opened the doors on its new United for Human Rights center in downtown Clearwater.

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A DRUG-FREE REALITY MOVES CLOSER WITH OPENING OF NEW FOUNDATION FOR A DRUG-FREE WORLD CENTER IN CLEARWATER

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

Thousands of Scientologists and community guests gathered to dedicate a new Foundation for a Drug-Free World headquarters in downtown Clearwater, Florida, Saturday, July 11.

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NEW CLEARWATER CENTER POINTS THE WAY TO HAPPINESS FOR GREATER TAMPA BAY AREA

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

Thousands converged on downtown Clearwater, Florida, on Saturday, July 11, to celebrate the historic opening of the new The Way to Happiness Foundation center that will leverage the power of this nonreligious common sense guidebook for people of all faiths and nationalities to help reverse alarming trends that plague communities the world over.

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NEW CRIMINON CENTER IN CLEARWATER OPENS AS SOLUTION TO REVOLVING DOOR RECIDIVISM THROUGH CRIMINAL REHABILITATION

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJULY 11, 2015

Thousands of Scientologists and their guests lined Clearwater, Florida’s historic Fort Harrison Avenue for the exciting grand opening Saturday, July 11, of the new Criminon Florida Center. Criminon, meaning “without crime,” is based on Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s discovery that the path to true rehabilitation for offenders is helping each to “find out when he lost his personal pride. Rehabilitate that one point and you don’t have a criminal anymore.”

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COLOMBIA PASSIONATELY WELCOMES THE FIRST SCIENTOLOGY IDEAL ORG IN SOUTH AMERICA

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIAJULY 5, 2015

Bogotá’s New Ideal Church is hailed as “one of the greatest things ever to happen to Colombia” during rousing, remarkable ceremony.

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27TH WEEKLONG MAIDEN VOYAGE CONVOCATION ON FREEWINDS CELEBRATES YEAR OF EPIC SCIENTOLOGY CHURCH EXPANSION

THE CARIBBEANJUNE 22, 2015

More than 200 of the most advanced Scientologists on the planet gather in the idyllic Caribbean Islands and board a flawless motor vessel that will be their passport to celebration and spiritual enlightenment during a week of grand festivities.

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MAKING SURE YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE THE CHANCE HE NEVER DID

LONDON, ENGLANDMAY 4, 2015

UK TV Reality star Adam Kelly talks about the effect drugs had on his life and his role now as Ambassador of the Foundation for a Drug-Free World.

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THE RIBBON FALLS ON A NEW IDEAL ORG WITH A DISTINCTIVE SWISS CHARACTER

BASEL, SWITZERLANDAPRIL 25, 2015

Switzerland is a nation long renowned for its exquisite craftsmanship of everything from watches to pocketknives and culinary delicacies that remain the envy of the world.

And consistent with that uncompromising emphasis on quality, the first Scientology Ideal Organization (Org) in that European nation’s dazzling history opened its doors to a grateful public on Saturday in an historic and dignitary-studded dedication ceremony in the picturesque Swiss city of Basel.

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LEADING THE FIGHT TO RID MAURITIUS OF A DRUG PLAGUE

MAURITIUS, AFRICAAPRIL 20, 2015

Choolun Bhojoo, Deputy Commissioner of the Mauritius Police, is determined to wipe out his island nation’s drug epidemic. With the help of Foundation for a Drug-Free World he has mobilized the police throughout the southern sector of the island as a massive force to help youth avoid falling prey to the scourge of drug abuse.

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L. RON HUBBARD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION SHINES INDELIBLE SPOTLIGHT ON SCIENTOLOGY FOUNDER'S ENDURING LEGACY

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAMARCH 16, 2015

In testament to Mr. Hubbard’s triumphant and eternal technological splendor, the anniversary of his birth (March 13) was marked with a raucous observance attended by a capacity crowd and presided over by Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board, Religious Technology Center and the religion’s ecclesiastical leader.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY: A DECADE ON THE RISE

The story of the Church of Scientology has never been more exhilarating, momentous and vital than it is as 2015 dawns.

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SCIENTOLOGY RINGS IN 2015 WITH CELEBRATION CAPPING YEAR ONE SINCE DAWN OF NEW GOLDEN AGE

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAJANUARY 1, 2015

Los Angeles event at the Shrine Auditorium caps 12 months of unprecedented expansion for the Church following release of Golden Age of Tech Phase II

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NEW IDEAL CONTINENTAL HEADQUARTERS LAUNCHES KEY NEXT PHASE FOR SCIENTOLOGY’S EUROPEAN EXPANSION

COPENHAGEN, DENMARKOCTOBER 25, 2014

If you happened to be in Copenhagen, Denmark the afternoon of October 25, you could have seen the future of Scientology in Europe unfold literally before your eyes.

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30 YEARS OF THE IAS: A LEGACY OF GLOBAL BETTERMENT

EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOMOCTOBER 17, 2014

It all began in 1984, a time when Scientology could be found in just 39 nations on the planet. Thirty years later, members of the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) hail from 130 countries across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, fortifying the Church’s stature as the only world religion to emerge in the 20th century that's also thriving well into the 21st.

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DEFENDING THE RIGHTS OF PARENTS TO PROTECT THEIR CHILDREN

DETROIT, MICHIGANAUGUST 19, 2014

Allison Folmar, Civil Rights Attorney, defending the rights of parents to protect their children.

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HONORING SCIENTOLOGY VOLUNTEER MINISTERS

NEW YORK, NEW YORKAUGUST 19, 2014

James Rocky Robinson, Commanding Officer of the Bedford Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps, describes the partnership forged between the members of his ambulance corps and the Scientology Volunteer Ministers.

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HELPING BAJA YOUTH ESCAPE THE GRIP OF DRUG CARTELS

BAJA, CALIFORNIAAUGUST 15, 2014

John Redman, Executive Director of Californians for Drug-Free Youth, helping Baja youth escape the grip of drug cartels.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY DEDICATES LANDMARK BUILDING AT SPIRITUAL HEADQUARTERS

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJUNE 29, 2014

More than 4,000 Scientologists gathered in downtown Clearwater, Florida, on Sunday, June 29, to mark the dedication of the landmark Coachman Building. The historic structure now stands transformed as the religious training and counseling center for more than 2,000 members comprising the ecclesiastical ministry of the Flag Land Base, the international spiritual headquarters of Scientology.

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SCIENTOLOGY MOTOR VESSEL FREEWINDS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF HUMANITARIAN SERVICE

CARIBBEAN ISLANDSJUNE 21, 2014

On the evening of Saturday June 14, fireworks fell above St. Kitts Bay as the Scientology Motor Vessel Freewinds launched on her Silver Anniversary Cruise.

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NEW IDEAL ORG IN THE HEART OF AUSTRALIA’S HARBOR CITY

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIAMAY 3, 2014

On the evening of May 3, more than 2,500 Scientologists from across Australia filled Castlereagh Street to inaugurate the Harbor City’s new Church of Scientology Ideal Organization (Ideal Org).

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AN LRH DREAM REALIZED: THE IDEAL PACIFICA BRIDGE

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAMARCH 8, 2014

Three inaugural ribbons falling in unison. One for the grand opening of the Ideal American Saint Hill Organization. Another for the Ideal Advanced Organization of Los Angeles. Another still to signify the completion of the Ideal Pacifica Bridge—each Org a Model Ideal Org unto itself.

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DEDICATING EUROPE’S IDEAL GATEWAY TO OT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARKFEBRUARY 15, 2014

The flourish of a legion of flags. The colors of more than 30 European nations waving in the Danish winter breeze. And thousands of Scientologists speaking 27 languages gathered in celebration.

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CELEBRATING 2013: THE YEAR OF EPIC ACCOMPLISHMENT

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJANUARY 1, 2014

The Scientology New Year’s Celebration, held in Clearwater, Florida, capped what can only be described as the most monumental year in Scientology.

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AN IDEAL ORG AT THE GATEWAY OF THE CHINESE-SPEAKING WORLD

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWANDECEMBER 7, 2013

On December 7, 2013, amidst a burst of confetti and beneath a cloud of balloons, a crowd of more than 4,000 cheered as the ribbon fell on the first Church of Scientology Organization in Taiwan and the first Ideal Org in Asia.

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SCIENTOLOGISTS FROM 172 NATIONS PROCLAIM: WE ARE THE IAS!

CLEARWATER, FLORIDANOVEMBER 30, 2013

A knight astride a white stallion. A ceremonial drum and bagpipe regiment. More than 6,500 Scientologists, representing some 50 nations, advancing into the Great Hall for a celebration.

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A SALUTE TO THOSE WHO MADE POSSIBLE THE SCIENTOLOGY CATHEDRAL

CLEARWATER, FLORIDANOVEMBER 25, 2013

“All great cathedrals began their building by the placement of a single stone. The building unit of a great society is the individual.” —L. Ron Hubbard

So it was with the Scientology religion’s 21st-century cathedral, the new Flag Building in Clearwater, Florida—built through the contributions of individual Scientologists from 94 nations and opened November 17, 2013.

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THE MAJESTY OF SCIENTOLOGY: OUR 21ST CENTURY CATHEDRAL

CLEARWATER, FLORIDANOVEMBER 17, 2013

10,273 Scientologists. One perfectly poised ribbon. One ceremonial stage. Welcome to the crowning accomplishment at the top of our Bridge. “My fellow Scientologists, the best on the planet now awaits you. For the doors to your Flag Building are open and I officially invite you to cross the threshold to a whole new world.” —Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center

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GOLDEN AGE OF TECH PHASE II: THE SCIENTOLOGY BRIDGE TO TOTAL FREEDOM

CLEARWATER, FLORIDANOVEMBER 17, 2013

It was the most monumental weekend in our history.

The largest gathering of Scientologists ever assembled.

Three epic events: an unprecedented seven hours of groundbreaking briefings from Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center.

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NEPAL INAUGURATES NATIONAL NARCONON
DRUG REHABILITATION CENTER ATOP HUBBARD’S PEAK

KATHMANDU, NEPALSEPTEMBER 20, 2013

On September 20, 2013, a new drug rehabilitation center was dedicated in Kathmandu, Nepal. The opening of this new state-of-the-art center was made possible by generous financial contributions from the International Association of Scientologists.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY MISSION OPENS DOORS TO NEW HOME IN LOS FELIZ

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAAUGUST 25, 2013

On Sunday, August 25, more than a thousand Scientologists and guests gathered for the grand opening of the new Church of Scientology Mission of Los Feliz. The dedication ceremony marked the completion of its newly constructed premises in the heart of Los Feliz Village.

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NEW IDEAL CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY BLOOMS IN THE CITY OF ROSES

PORTLAND, OREGONMAY 11, 2013

On Saturday, May 11, the Church of Scientology Portland celebrated the grand opening of their new home in the city’s historic downtown quarter. More than 2,500 Scientologists and guests joined city and state dignitaries for the dedication ceremony.

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SOUTH AFRICAN CAPITAL HERALDS NEW CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY

PRETORIA, GAUTENGFEBRUARY 23, 2013

On Saturday, February 23, more than a thousand Scientologists and their guests assembled to celebrate the opening of the new Church of Scientology Pretoria. National, provincial and city dignitaries as well as South African royalty joined Church officials for the dedication ceremony.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY CUTS RIBBON ON NEW IDEAL ORG FOR CANADA’S TECHNOLOGY TRIANGLE

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIOFEBRUARY 9, 2013

More than a thousand Scientologists and their guests from across Canada and the U.S. Great Lakes region gathered on February 9, 2013, to celebrate the opening of the new Church of Scientology of Cambridge, Ontario. Joining Church officials for the dedication ceremony were national and provincial dignitaries.

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THOUSANDS CELEBRATE NEW SCIENTOLOGY CHURCH IN RENOWNED HISTORIC VILLA

PADOVA, ITALYOCTOBER 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.

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GROUNDBREAKING BOOK-ON-FILM ANSWERS THE QUESTION "WHAT IS SCIENTOLOGY?"

To address unprecedented worldwide demand, Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought, L. Ron Hubbard’s first book on the theory and practice of Scientology, is now available as a groundbreaking 90-minute book-on-film.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY OPENS NATIONAL OFFICE IN D.C. LANDMARK

WASHINGTON, D.C.SEPTEMBER 12, 2012

On Wednesday, September 12, national dignitaries joined more than a thousand Scientologists and guests to celebrate the grand opening of the Church of Scientology’s National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C.

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RIBBON FALLS ON IDEAL CENTER OF SCIENTOLOGY FOR THE MIDDLE EAST

TEL AVIV, ISRAELAUGUST 21, 2012

On August 21, national and city dignitaries as well as religious leaders joined Scientologists from Israel and 27 nations to celebrate the opening of the new Center of Scientology in Tel Aviv.

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BAY AREA SCIENTOLOGISTS REDEDICATE IDEAL CHURCH OF LOS GATOS

LOS GATOS, CALIFORNIAJULY 28, 2012

On Saturday, July 28, fifteen hundred Scientologists from across the San Francisco Bay Area gathered to rededicate the Church of Scientology Los Gatos.

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SCIENTOLOGISTS CUT THE RIBBON ON LANDMARK BUFFALO CHURCH

BUFFALO, NEW YORKJUNE 30, 2012

More than a thousand Buffalo Area Scientologists gathered on Saturday, June 30, to celebrate the rededication of the Church of Scientology Buffalo.

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RIBBON FALLS ON IDEAL ORG IN THE BIRTHPLACE OF SCIENTOLOGY

PHOENIX, ARIZONAJUNE 23, 2012

Amid a burst of confetti and a flight of balloons, the ribbon was parted on the new Church of Scientology Ideal Organization of Phoenix on Saturday, June 23. More than 1,500 Scientologists, neighbors and dignitaries joined Church officials for the dedication ceremony.

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NEW IDEAL CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY FOR THE MILE-HIGH CITY

DENVER, COLORADOJUNE 16, 2012

On Saturday, June 16, more than a thousand Scientologists, guests, and state and city dignitaries assembled in Lower Downtown Denver to dedicate a new Church of Scientology.

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SCIENTOLOGY REBOOTS IDEAL CHURCH IN SILICON VALLEY

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIAJUNE 9, 2012

Thousands of Bay Area Scientologists gathered on Saturday, June 9, to celebrate the rededication of the Church of Scientology Stevens Creek in San Jose.

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ORANGE COUNTY WELCOMES CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY TO HISTORIC HOME

SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIAJUNE 2, 2012

On Saturday, June 2, city and state dignitaries joined thousands of Scientologists in downtown Santa Ana to dedicate the new Church of Scientology of Orange County.

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NEW BIOGRAPHICAL VOLUME ON SCIENTOLOGY FOUNDER L. RON HUBBARD NOW PRESENTED IN ITS ENTIRETY ONLINE

The Church of Scientology International today announced the online edition of the new, biographical overview of the life and legacy of Scientology’s Founder, L. Ron Hubbard: A Profile. The work is the all-encompassing overview of The L. Ron Hubbard Series, the monumental 16-volume hardback biographical encyclopedia released on March 13 commemorating the yearlong celebration of Mr. Hubbard’s centennial. L. Ron Hubbard: A Profile is presented in its entirety at lronhubbard.org.

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SCIENTOLOGY FOUNDER L. RON HUBBARD CENTENNIAL CELEBRATED WITH THE RELEASE OF COMPLETE BIOGRAPHICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

Crowning a yearlong Centennial Celebration of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Church of Scientology released the monumental, 16-volume complete biographical encyclopedia, The L. Ron Hubbard Series.

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CORE SCIENTOLOGY SCRIPTURE RELEASED IN CHINESE FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Church of Scientology announced the milestone release of the Chinese translation of the fundamental works of Founder L. Ron Hubbard, comprising 18 books and 284 recorded lectures. The release makes core Scientology Scripture accessible to the world’s Chinese speaking population for the first time. The translated materials are part of preparations for the opening of the first major Church of Scientology in Taiwan, scheduled for fall 2012.

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SCIENTOLOGY CHURCH OPENS DOORS TO A TRI-STATE WELCOME

GREATER CINCINNATIFEBRUARY 25, 2012

The Church of Scientology Greater Cincinnati celebrated the opening of its expansive new home Saturday, February 25. The inauguration was attended by more than a thousand Scientologists and state, county and city officials.

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

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIAJANUARY 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.

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L. RON HUBBARD’S BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE IN LENDING LIBRARIES ACROSS 192 LANDS

2010 saw the completion of a two-year project to provide Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s beginning books of Dianetics and Scientology to every lending library on Earth. Today, through the placement of Mr. Hubbard’s books and audiobooks in libraries across 192 nations, billions now have access to the tenets and beliefs of the...

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NEW L. RON HUBBARD BOOK-ON-FILM THE PROBLEMS OF WORK: SCIENTOLOGY APPLIED TO THE WORKADAY WORLD

The Problems of Work film, on DVD, is drawn directly from the pages of L. Ron Hubbard’s book of the same title, illustrating basic Scientology principles for use in everyday life. Among these Scientology principles are the triangle of Affinity, Reality and Communication, which are the Components of Understanding; the Anatomy of Confusion;...

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HAMBURG DEDICATES A NEW IDEAL CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY FOR GERMANY

HAMBURG, GERMANYJANUARY 21, 2012

On January 21, 2012, the Church of Scientology of Hamburg newly opened its doors to the city in a dedication ceremony attended by 1,500 Scientologists, guests and dignitaries. The grand opening marked the culmination of a transformation of the seven-story Church into an Ideal Church of Scientology (Ideal Org) to better meet the needs of Hamburg’s growing Scientology congregation and the community at large.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY CUTS RIBBON ON TWIN CITIES LANDMARK HOME IN MINNESOTA’S CAPITAL OF ST. PAUL

ST. PAUL, MINNESOTAOCTOBER 22, 2011

Scientologists, guests, state and city officials assembled in downtown St. Paul, Saturday October 22, for the dedication of the new Church of Scientology Twin Cities. The Church stands at 505 Wabasha Street and was formerly home to the Science Museum of Minnesota.

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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY OF TAMPA EXPANDS INTO NEW HISTORIC LANDMARK YBOR SQUARE HOME

TAMPA, FLORIDAMARCH 13, 2011

On Sunday, March 13, 2011, thousands of Scientologists gathered for a Grand Opening ceremony to dedicate the Church of Scientology of Tampa in its new home, the landmark Ybor Square. The new Tampa Church was made necessary by a fourfold growth in Tampa’s Scientology congregation over the past decade.

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