ARTICLES IN London, United Kingdom
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM •
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.