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Scientology opens new church with fanfare

Title: Scientology opens new church with fanfare
Date: Tuesday, 18 November 2003
Publisher: Buffalo News
Author: Mark Sommer
Main source: religionnewsblog.com

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A large insignia engraved on a dramatic backdrop stood in commanding fashion over a red-carpeted stage. In front rested a sculpted wooden podium flanked by a TelePrompTer. Politicians and celebrities sat among rows of filled white seats, as plainclothes security wearing earphones surveyed the crowd. Meanwhile, hundreds of red, white and blue balloons waited to be released. One could have been forgiven for thinking Vice President Cheney was in Buffalo a day early. Instead, it was the grand opening of the ... [Read the rest at religionnewsblog.com]