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California Dreaming Becomes Reality as San Diego Opens New Church of Scientology

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIANOVEMBER 19, 2016

Inauguration of Ideal Church hailed as moment for the American Dream in city Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard called home.

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Church of Scientology Cuts a Ribbon on National Affairs Office in the Emerald Isle

DUBLIN, IRELANDOCTOBER 15, 2016

The new Church of Scientology National Affairs Office opens its doors in Dublin on the city’s iconic Merrion Square to offer permanent delivery of Scientology-supported social betterment programs in Ireland.

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Freedom of Religion Defined in Landmark New Website from the Church of Scientology

LOS ANGELES, CAOCTOBER 15, 2016

The Church of Scientology has launched a comprehensive repository of information on religious freedom for students of religion, public officials and anyone seeking to further their understanding of this cherished right.

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Grand Weekend of Celebration Highlights Monumental Year of IAS Accomplishment

EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOMOCTOBER 7, 2016

Expansion and accomplishment were in the spotlight during a weekend of festivities and fanfare that heralded 12 months of worldwide impact in the name of the International Association of Scientologists (IAS).

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Scientology Crowns Record Growth with All-New Spiritual Headquarters for Asia Pacific Region

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIASEPTEMBER 4, 2016

The grandest of ceremonies heralded a spectacular new Ideal Advanced Organization offering unbridled expansion of spiritual progress for Scientologists across Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

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A New Rose Blooms: Ideal Org and Community Center Opens in Harlem

HARLEM, NEW YORKJULY 31, 2016

Harlem’s new Ideal Scientology Church and Community Center is called a “center of hope on 125th Street” in stirring grand opening ceremony held Sunday July 31, 2016.

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A Saga of Freedom Culminates in Ideal Church Coming to Life in Budapest

BUDAPEST, HUNGARYJULY 23, 2016

Budapest’s Ideal Scientology Church opens July 23, 2016, to mark a milestone for spiritual freedom in Hungary.

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Crusading to Eliminate Drug-Related Devastation across New Zealand

MANGERE, NEW ZEALANDJULY 13, 2016

Thomas Henry, Chairman of the Mangere Maori Wardens Association, is on a personal crusade to eliminate drug-related devastation and eradicate drug abuse among Maori youth. Through a joint Maori Warden/Church of Scientology campaign some 400,000 copies of The Truth About Drugs booklets have been distributed in New Zealand, made possible by the generous contributions of members of the Church of Scientology. “The resources that we’re getting from the Church of Scientology are helping our community and right across New Zealand. It’s touching a lot of people’s lives—even saving people’s lives.”

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Church Transforms Two Clearwater Buildings into Magnificent City Landmarks

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAJUNE 25, 2016

Church of Scientology in Clearwater celebrates the dedication of new facilities at international spiritual capital—Flag.

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Freewinds Maiden Voyage Anniversary Honors Unforgettable 12 Months for Scientology

THE CARIBBEANJUNE 20, 2016

Advanced Scientologists board Freewinds for June week of planning in the name of Church expansion and celebrating an amazing year of triumphs.

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Welcome to Scientology Media Productions: Religion’s Massive Communications HQ Opens to the World

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAMAY 28, 2016

Church’s advanced, multi-platform, totally reinvented and restored motion picture and television studio launched May 28 in Hollywood delivering the message of help—unadulterated and pure—everywhere.

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Clearwater Welcomes Dedication of New Applied Scholastics Community Learning Center

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAAPRIL 16, 2016

A new model tutoring center, the Applied Scholastics Community Learning Center of Clearwater, joins a growing number of programs, schools and educational facilities throughout the world that utilize the Study Technology developed by L. Ron Hubbard. The Clearwater center was made possible through generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists (IAS).

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Atlanta’s Spirit of Freedom Shines Bright as Georgia’s First Ideal Scientology Church Opens

ATLANTA, GEORGIAAPRIL 2, 2016

With a commitment to fight drugs, crime and human rights abuse, the Church’s spiritual technology is welcomed by Southern hospitality.

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A Magical Birthday Gala Illuminates the Legacy of Founder L. Ron Hubbard

CLEARWATER, FLORIDA MARCH 13, 2016

Thousands converge on Scientology Spiritual Capital in Clearwater, Florida, for a dazzling weekend of celebration in honor of the religion’s Founder—L. Ron Hubbard (LRH).

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Providing A Voice for Children, Championing Parents’ Rights

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAFEBRUARY 20, 2016

New Mexico State Representative Nora Espinoza discusses her dedicated fight against the psychiatric medication of children.

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Scientology Welcomes 2016 Following Year of Unprecedented Expansion and Advance

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA DECEMBER 31, 2015

Thousands commemorate twelve months of inspiring achievements in a gala New Year’s celebration at the legendary Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, with 2015 marking a period of historic growth for the religion.

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Narconon Suncoast Dedication Heralds Dynamic New Age for Drug Rehab in Florida

CLEARWATER, FLORIDANOVEMBER 7, 2015

New model Narconon, joining a growing roster of centers using the remarkable rehab technology developed by L. Ron Hubbard, stands as a valuable asset for residents in the Greater Tampa Bay community. The facility was made possible by generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists (IAS).

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A Mega Ideal Org for Milan Greets the World

MILAN, ITALYOCTOBER 31, 2015

Thousands gather to celebrate in Italy’s cultural and fashion mecca, now home to the largest Ideal Scientology Organization on the planet.

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International Association of Scientologists Marks Year of Incomparable Global Impact

EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOM OCTOBER 23, 2015

IAS 31st Anniversary Celebration at Saint Hill, UK, shines an incandescent light on Scientology’s historic expansion and unprecedented reach, climaxing 12 months of extraordinary worldwide achievement.

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Ideal Saint Hill Inauguration Crowns Extraordinary Scientology Season of Expansion

SAINT HILL, EAST GRINSTEAD, UNITED KINGDOM OCTOBER 18, 2015

Saint Hill in East Grinstead, UK carries monumental significance in Scientology. It’s where Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard lived, researched and accomplished revolutionary discoveries on the spirit and life, and ensured the religion’s dynamic future. And with its dedication as Ideal, Mr. Hubbard’s vision is fully realized in the majesty that is the Ideal Saint Hill.

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Golden Crest Religious Retreat Inaugurated in Los Angeles for Ideal Pacifica Bridge as Scientology Boom Rolls On

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA OCTOBER 10, 2015

The Golden Crest opens to keep pace with this year’s unparalleled expansion, as the numbers of Scientologists arriving to Los Angeles for advanced Scientology services continues to grow.

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Scientology Ideal Pacifica Bridge Expands to Serve Scientologists Arriving in Record Numbers

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA OCTOBER 3, 2015

With Scientologists traveling to L.A. from all corners of the Americas, the Church of Scientology dedicated a new religious retreat October 3 to provide the ideal environment for their journey to higher states of spiritual awareness and ability.

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Spreading Human Rights Awareness Throughout South Asia

LONDON, ENGLAND SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

Andrew Chalmers’ work as a software company CEO brought him from his home in London, England, to South Asia 15 years ago. The extent of abuse he observed, man’s inhumanity to man, had a tremendous impact on him. And his passion for a better world led him to champion human rights as the solution.

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Narconon Center Opens on Awe-inspiring Mountain Peak Atop Majestic Ojai, California

OJAI, CALIFORNIASEPTEMBER 13, 2015

Spectacular 43-acre estate is a secluded jewel surrounded by vistas that seem to stretch forever, to provide Narconon’s acclaimed drug rehabilitation services to artists and leaders in society. The September 13 opening was made possible by generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists.

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Narconon Latin America Takes on Urgent Drug Rehabilitation Needs of 21 Nations

VILLA VICTORIA, MEXICOSEPTEMBER 12, 2015

Pastoral four-acre hacienda opens in Villa Victoria, Mexico, to serve as home to the new Continental Narconon Latin America—eagerly accepting the challenge posed by a region in dire need of effective drug rehabilitation. The opening was made possible by generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists.

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New Continental Narconon for Europe Brings Drug Addiction Solution to Denmark—and Beyond

LAKE ARRESØ, DENMARKSEPTEMBER 5, 2015

Kicking off a series of Continental Narconon center openings this month is a spectacular 67,000-square-foot estate in the Danish countryside, an idyllic, distraction-free setting for those seeking release from drug addiction’s devastating grip. The opening was made possible by generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists.

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Unveiling of Continental Narconon Centre in UK Ushers in Bold New Era of Drug Rehab

EAST SUSSEX, UNITED KINGDOMSEPTEMBER 5, 2015

Hope arrives in the East Sussex countryside with the opening of a dynamic Narconon facility designed to both rehabilitate the drug-addicted and train the next generation of Narconon rehab specialists, while helping to rid England of its staggering narcotics epidemic. The opening was made possible by generous contributions from members of the International Association of Scientologists.

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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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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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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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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

APRIL 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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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

AUGUST 19, 2014

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

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Honoring Scientology Volunteer Ministers

AUGUST 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

AUGUST 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 Birthday Celebration Befitting Our Golden Age

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAMARCH 14, 2014

“If ever was a moment that captures the spirit of what just transpired through the last calendar year, this is it: An LRH Birthday Celebration wherein we present what he most wished for—that perennial gift of expansion. And never was it more appropriate than now, tonight, and in the wake of a year when that word ‘expansion’ is literally synonymous with ‘eternity.’”

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

AUGUST 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?"

OCTOBER 25, 2012

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

MARCH 20, 2012

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

MARCH 13, 2012

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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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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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 Celebrates the Opening of an Entirely New Church in Inglewood and Community Center in South Los Angeles

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIANOVEMBER 5, 2011

5,000 Scientologists, guests and city officials gathered Saturday November 5, for the dedication of an entirely new Church of Scientology and Church of Scientology Community Center. The Church stands in the heart of downtown, at 315 South Market Street, and reflects the growth of a new Scientology congregation amongst these communities.

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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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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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CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY OF MOSCOW – A BEACON FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND HUMAN RIGHTS

MOSCOW, RUSSIAFEBRUARY 26, 2011

Thousands gathered in Moscow to open the first major Church to open in the Russian Federation. The building stands in the city’s central Garden Ring, just a mile from Red Square.

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Ribbon Falls on Australia's First Ideal Church of Scientology

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIAJANUARY 29, 2011

Thousands of Scientologists, dignitaries and guests from across the nation celebrated a milestone on January 29, 2011—the opening of the first Ideal Scientology Church in Australia.

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L. Ron Hubbard’s Books Now Available In Lending Libraries Across 192 Lands

JANUARY 27, 2011

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

JANUARY 27, 2011

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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Ribbon Falls on New Church of Scientology for the Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE, WASHINGTONJULY 24, 2010

On July 24, 2010, over sixteen hundred Scientologists and their guests packed the street in front of 300 West Harrison in Seattle for the opening of the new Church of Scientology of Washington, a milestone for the congregation formed 54 years ago.

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New Ideal Church of Scientology Welcomed to Historic Home in City of Roses

PASADENA, CALIFORNIAJULY 18, 2010

On July 18, 2010, over four thousand Scientologists and their guests packed the street before 35 South Raymond Avenue in the heart of Pasadena’s Old Town, for the grand opening of the new Church of Scientology in the City of Roses. Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, addressed the crowd and dedicated the historic, 58,000-square-foot building, calling it “a whole new breed of Scientology Organization—one only previously dreamed of for this city.”

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New National Organization for Mexico Opens Its Doors in the City of Palaces

MEXICO CITY, MEXICOJULY 10, 2010

The National Church of Scientology of Mexico opened its doors in the City of Palaces on July 10, 2010. Watch the Grand Opening video and read about the first Ideal Church of Scientology in Latin America.

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Los Angeles Cuts the Ribbon on a New Ideal Church of Scientology

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIAAPRIL 24, 2010

The world’s first Church of Scientology, formed in 1954, joined the global roster of Ideal Churches of Scientology on April 24, 2010. Six thousand parishioners, guests and Los Angeles-area officials were on hand as Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, officiated at the ceremony dedicating the new Church.

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Diverse Community Welcomes New Life Improvement Centre in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICAMARCH 26, 2010

Traditional African music marked the opening of a new Scientology Life Improvement Centre on March 26, 2010, as one thousand university students, community and government leaders, artists and local Scientologists crowded Station Street in Johannesburg for the dedication.

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New Churches at Cultural Epicenters

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAMARCH 1, 2010

At an international event celebrating the birthday of Scientology Founder, L. Ron Hubbard, in March, 2010, Mr. David Miscavige, ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, unveiled the latest parade of new Ideal Churches of Scientology.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADAFEBRUARY 6, 2010

Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, presided at the evening dedication ceremony of the Church of Scientology and Celebrity Centre Las Vegas on February 6, 2010, welcoming the assembled Scientologists and guests to their new Church.  He was enthusiastically acknowledged by those in attendance for dedicating the Las Vegas Church and for his instrumental role in making it possible.

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New Church of Scientology Opens in Québec City

QUÉBEC CITY, CANADAJANUARY 30, 2010

Fifteen hundred Scientologists and their guests from across Canada and the United States packed the street in front of 665 rue Saint-Joseph in the heart of the Nouvo Saint-Roch district of Lower Québec City to attend the opening of the Church of Scientology of Québec/Eglise de Scientologie de Québec on January 30, 2010.

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The First Branch of Churches of Scientology for Europe opens in Brussels

BRUSSELS, BELGIUMJANUARY 23, 2010

Nearly 1,000 Scientologists and their guests from across Europe attended the dedication of the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe on January 23, 2010. A representative of Church of Scientology International, the Mother Church of the Scientology religion, officiated at the ceremony held in the early-20th-century historic structure at Boulevard de Waterloo 100-103.

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New Scientology Church on Washington D.C.’s “Church Row”

WASHINGTON, DCOCTOBER 31, 2009

Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, dedicated the new home of the Founding Church of Scientology of Washington, DC, on October 31, 2009, calling the day “historic in every respect.”

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In the Eternal City, a new Church of Scientology

ROME, ITALYOCTOBER 24, 2009

On October 24, 2009, the new Church of Scientology of Rome opened in the Casalotti di Boccea district of the Eternal City. More than 6,000 Scientologists and their guests came from across Italy and beyond to celebrate the dedication of this magnificent new Church in its 70,000-square-foot home on 28 acres of parkland.

The new Church marks the largest expansion to date for Scientology in its 30-year history in Italy and will serve parishioners of Central Italy and other regions of the Mediterranean.

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Music City USA Welcomes Church of Scientology & Celebrity Centre

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEEAPRIL 25, 2009

The opening of the new Church of Scientology and Celebrity Centre Nashville on April 25, 2009, just one mile from “Music Row,” drew Scientologists from across the region. Also on hand were scores of local dignitaries, residents and Hollywood celebrities. Among those who addressed the gathering were Grammy-winning composer and musician Mark Isham and actresses Anne Archer and Jenna Elfman.

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New Scientology Church in the Lone Star State

DALLAS, TEXASAPRIL 11, 2009

The Church of Scientology Dallas, located in Irving at the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, opened its doors April 11, 2009. Mr. David Miscavige’s presence underscored the import of the day.

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MALMÖ, SWEDENAPRIL 4, 2009

Mr. David Miscavige opened the new European Church of Scientology on April 4, 2009, in the Swedish seacoast city of Malmö.

Those in attendance hailed from 32 nations, including Britain, Belgium, France, Germany, Russia, Israel, Iraq and Uganda. They gathered to celebrate a historic day: dedication of the 72,000-square-foot landmark Church of Scientology, acquired, designed, renovated and opened in less than six months.

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The Landmark Fort Harrison Fully Restored

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAMARCH 14, 2009

More than 6,000 Scientologists from over 50 nations filled the streets and sidewalks at the 200 block of Fort Harrison Avenue on March 14, 2009, as Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center, Mr. David Miscavige, officiated at the ribbon cutting of the Clearwater, Florida landmark—the new Fort Harrison.

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Core Scientology Scripture Released in Chinese for the First Time

CLEARWATER, FLORIDAMARCH 14, 2009

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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A Beacon of Freedom in Germany’s Capital City

BERLIN, GERMANYJANUARY 13, 2007

Scientologists and guests from 31 nations gathered on January 13, 2007, to unveil the new spectacular home of the Church of Scientology Berlin. A recognized architectural landmark in the city’s Charlottenburg District at the corner of Otto-Suhr-Allee and Cauer Street, the six-story glass and steel structure includes an extensive audiovisual public information center on Scientology beliefs and practices, its Founder L. Ron Hubbard and the Church’s secular community outreach programs combating drug abuse, illiteracy, criminality, immorality and human rights violations.

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Scientology at the Center
of the English-Speaking World

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOMOCTOBER 22, 2006

The United Kingdom’s Church of Scientology, standing on Queen Victoria Street in the cultural epicenter of London, drew more than 3,000 Scientologists, London citizens and dignitaries from every continent to its October 2006 opening. The dedication of the new Church by Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, marked the significance of the occasion.

Honored guests who participated in the dedication, each of whom had partnered with Scientologists in civic or humanitarian endeavors, included Commander Kevin Hurley, City of London Police; The Right Honorable Ian Lauder, City of London Alderman; and The Honorable Iftikhar Ayaz, United Nations permanent peace envoy and representative of the UN Human Rights Commission.

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New York: The New Church of Scientology in the Big Apple

NEW YORKSEPTEMBER 26, 2004

The Church of Scientology in New York City, located just off Times Square, was a gift from the International Association of Scientologists to the people of New York in recognition of their courage and spirit in the face of the 2001 World Trade Center disaster.

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National Church in the Cultural Heart of Spain

MADRID, SPAINSEPTEMBER 18, 2004

In September 2004, the National Church of Scientology opened in the heart of Madrid, with 6,000 assembling to celebrate the new Church. Once the seat of religious suppression, Spain now welcomed Scientology to the nation, with dignitaries from religion, law and human rights all proclaiming Scientology as the hope for their country.

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A Landmark Church at the Golden Gates

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIANOVEMBER 29, 2003

On November 29, 2003, Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, officially opened the doors of the new Church of Scientology of San Francisco. Addressing 2,500 Scientologists and guests, Mr. Miscavige dedicated the restored landmark Transamerica Building, in the heart of downtown San Francisco, to a new era of spiritual activity.

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A New Church in the Cradle of Civilization

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICANOVEMBER 2, 2003

Dedicating the first Ideal Church of Scientology on the African continent, Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board of Religious Technology Center and ecclesiastical leader of the Scientology religion, addressed South African Scientologists and honored guests at the opening of the new Church of Scientology of Johannesburg on November 2, 2003.

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“Where do we all gather this evening, the eyes of the Scientology world fixed upon us? Not America, not England nor Denmark. They are fixed on Africa. Because what you have created is the finest Class V Church in Scientology. Tonight Johannesburg stands as Number One.”

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