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Nov 21, 2010
Scientology benefits when Miami dentist runs up patient bills — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Church of Scientology's comment
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
MIAMI — Rosa Hernandez remembers this about her dentist: He sure could close a deal. She and her husband, Mauricio, had gone to Dr. Rene Piedra with a host of concerns. She had sensitive gums and a paralyzing fear of dentists. He needed bonding. Piedra, dressed in a business suit instead of a dental coat, showed them computerized models of how he would fix their teeth. He offered them a discount because they came in together, and helped them with a ...
Apr 6, 2010
Scientologie. «J’ai vécu 9 ans dans l’enfer de Sea Org» [Unofficial English translation: "Nine years of Hell in Scientology's Sea Org"] — Paris Match
Type: Press
Author(s): Irène Frain
Source: Paris Match
Au sommet de l’organisation de l’Eglise de scientologie, Sea Org est censée former les cadres de la secte. Aline*, inféodée et ruinée, a vécu une méthodique entreprise de déstructuration de la personnalité. Elle raconte. Dans l’Eglise de scientologie, le fond du gouffre, c’est à Copenhague qu’Aline* l’a connu. Cadre brillante d’une société financière, généreuse, idéaliste, élevée dans une ambiance religieuse, solitaire mais ouverte aux autres, elle est entrée dans la secte en juillet 1990. Neuf ans plus tard, toutes ses économies ...
Mar 8, 2010
Four Corners: Scientology: The Ex-Files [main broadcast] — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
More: transcript
Type: TV
Author(s): Quentin McDermott
Source: Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
Read the full program transcript from Quentin McDermott's report, Scientology - The Ex-Files, first broadcast 8th March 2010. Reporter: Quentin McDermott Date: 08/03/2010 (On screen: Cars passing big blue building with 'Scientology sign') QUENTIN MCDERMOTT, REPORTER: Many religions claim to hold the key to man’s salvation. Scientology is no exception. TOMMY DAVIS: The most fundamental explanation as regards Scientology’s basic beliefs is that man is basically good, and that the individual’s a spiritual being; that you’ve lived before and you’ll live ...
Feb 11, 2010
Scientology in Koppen [Belgium report in Dutch, with unofficial English subtitles by Anonymous]
Jan 15, 2010
Infinite Complacency: Peta O'Brien's Letter II
Dec 31, 2009
Three of Scientology's elite parishioners keep faith, but leave the church — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Recent high-profile defectors, Climbing The Bridge: A journey to "Operating Thetan'', Scientology's response
Dec 2, 2009
Infinite Complacency: Kevin Mackey's Letter
Nov 24, 2009
Infinite Complacency: The Detheridge letters
Nov 20, 2009
Infinite Complacency: Aaron Saxton's letter I: Australia
Nov 20, 2009
Science or fiction? — The Australian
Type: Press
Author(s): Natasha Bita
Source: The Australian
EVEN for a religion started by a science fiction writer, the allegations levelled against the Church of Scientology in federal parliament this week sound stranger than fiction. Blackmail, cover-ups of child abuse, labour camps, embezzlement and coerced abortions are spelled out among the 53 pages of allegations by seven former Scientologists - some of whom had climbed high in the church hierarchy - tabled in the Senate. In what the church has decried as "an outrageous abuse of parliamentary privilege", independent ...
Nov 19, 2009
Police take up Scientology complaints — The Australian
Type: Press
Author(s): Natasha Bita
Source: The Australian
KEVIN Rudd raised concerns about the Church of Scientology yesterday, as NSW police began investigating complaints from seven former Scientologists. The Prime Minister said he intended to examine allegations against the church before deciding whether to back independent senator Nick Xenophon's demand for a Senate inquiry. Senator Xenophon told parliament on Tuesday that Scientology was a "criminal organisation" hiding behind religion. In response to that statement, Mr Rudd said the senator was making "grave allegations". "Many people in Australia have real ...
Nov 3, 2009
Hollywood sideshow: inside the Scientology museum — The Age (Australia)
Oct 26, 2009
My Billion Year Contract / Memoir of a former Scientologist (book) - Chapter 17 Becoming a public Scientologist — CNM Publishing
Oct 26, 2009
My Billion Year Contract / Memoir of a former Scientologist (book) - Chapter 19 Selling Scientology, Field Staff Member — CNM Publishing
Oct 26, 2009
My Billion Year Contract / Memoir of a former Scientologist (book) - Chapter 2 Entering Scientology world — CNM Publishing
Aug 29, 2009
Scientology: crisis in France — The Guardian (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Angelique Chrisafis
Source: The Guardian (UK)
It claims to be one of the world's fastest-growing new religions but a battery of legal cases threaten its very existence in this secular country In a small Normandy village, surrounded by wheat fields, Gwen Le Berre keeps a Scientology "electrometer" machine in his bedroom. He opens the large green briefcase and peers at the machine inside. It looks like a lie-detector from an old TV cop show and Le Berre doesn't really understand how it works — he just knows ...
Jun 9, 2009
Latest news from the French Scientology trial — DigitalJournal.com
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Michael Cosgrove
Source: DigitalJournal.com
The Church of Scientology is on trial in Paris for organised fraud. Six individuals and two organisations have been charged and if they are found guilty the Church may well have to wind up some or all of its activities in France. This trial had been talked about for months here as being a make-or-break affair for Scientology and it began last Monday. The two organisations being tried are the Spiritual Association of the Church of Scientology and the Scientology library, ...
May 31, 2009
Infinite Complacency - The Paris Trial II
May 29, 2009
Infinite Complacency - The Paris Trial I
May 13, 2009
Un ex-adepte témoigne [French] — L'Express (France)
More: Google translation
Type: Press
Source: L'Express (France)
Pendant quinze ans, le pianiste belge Alain Stoffen a vécu sous l'emprise de la secte. Il raconte son "Voyage au coeur de la Scientologie" (Privé), qui l'a manipulé, ruiné et a détruit sa famille. Extraits exclusifs. "L'argent commence à manquer" [Avril 1986. Alain Stoffen vient d'arriver au centre de Copenhague de la Scientologie qui doit lui délivrer son "état de Clair", pour lequel il a déjà déboursé 45 511,29 francs.] -Serre les boîtes! Olivier, mon auditeur, vient de me poser dans ...
Jan 23, 2009
Devoir d'enquête: "La Scientologie: La secte démasquée" [Part 1] [Unofficial English translation] — RTBF 1 (Belgium)
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4
Type: TV
Author(s): Safia Kessas, Jean-Michel Dehon
Source: RTBF 1 (Belgium)
Tag(s): Alain StoffenAnonymous (group)AuditingBelgiumBlackmailBody thetans (BTs)Celebrity CentreChick CoreaChildren, youthCostDavid MiscavigeDeathE-MeterExtortionForgeryFranceFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationFront groupsHarassmentHard sellHugo CoveliersHypnosisIDeASIncomeInfiltrationJean-Jacques MazierJean-Marie AbgrallJean-Michel DehonJean-Michel RouletJohan DemolJohn DuignanJohn TravoltaJudge Georges FenechJulia MigenesL. Ron Hubbard's credentialsLegalLisa McPhersonMarc BrombergMarc De TurckMaria Pia GardiniMedical claimsMV Freewinds (formerly, La Bohème)Myriam ZonnekeynNarconon (aka Scientology drug rehab)Nicolas FakiroffOperating Thetan (OT)Oxford Capacity Analysis (aka, "free Scientology personality test" aka "U-Test" aka "Pape Test")Patrice VicPatricia CeysensProtest, picketPurification Rundown ("Purif")Rehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Roger GonnetRTBF 1 (Belgium)Safia KessasSchoolsSecurity check ("sec check")SuicideThierry JacobThreatTom Cruise's leaked video of 2004Training Routines (TRs)U-ManVlaams Belang (political party of Belgium)Workplace recruitmentWorld Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)Xenu (Operating Thetan level 3, OT 3, Wall of Fire)
Jan 21, 2009
Claire Headley v. Church of Scientology International, Religious Technology Center (January 2009)
May 6, 2008
Counterfeit Dreams - Chapter 3: Thistle Street Lane
May 6, 2008
Declaration of Lawrence H. Brennan
Type: Declaration
Author(s): Lawrence H. "Larry" Brennan
Tag(s): Author Services, Inc. (ASI) (dba, Galaxy Press) (subsidiary of Church of Spiritual Technology)Bridge Publications, Inc. (BPI)Church of Scientology International (CSI)Church of Scientology of California (CSC)Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) (dba, L. Ron Hubbard Library)David MiscavigeDavid Miscavige: physical violenceDisconnectionElwood RicklessFair gameFort Harrison Hotel (also, Flag Land Base) @ 210 South Fort Harrison Avenue Clearwater FL United StatesFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationFront groupsGordon CookHana Eltringham WhitfieldHard sellInternal Revenue Service (IRS)International Association of Scientologists (IAS)InurementJulie Christofferson TitchbourneL. Ron HubbardLawrence "Larry" WollersheimLawrence H. "Larry" BrennanLegalLyman D. SpurlockMark C. "Marty" RathbunMary Sue (Whipp) HubbardMission Corporate Category Sort out (MCCS)New Era Publications International, ApS (NEPI)Norman F. StarkeyOffice of Special Affairs (OSA) (formerly, Guardian's Office)Omar V. GarrisonPatrick D. "Pat" Broeker (aka Mike Mitchell)PerjuryRehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Religious cloakingReligious Research Foundation (RRF)Religious Technology Center (RTC)Ronald L. PookRoyalties, license, trademark, management feesScientology Missions International (SMI)Sea Organization (Sea Org, SO)Security check ("sec check")Southern Land Development and Leasing Corporation (SLDLC)Tax matterUnited Churches of FloridaUnited Kingdom (UK)Watchdog Committee (WDC)William W. "Bill" FranksWorld Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)
Apr 6, 2008
Special report: The Scientologists — Israel TV
Nov 4, 2007
Belgium builds case against Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Susan Taylor Martin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Prosecutors call the church a "criminal organization." The church says it's a "witch hunt." BRUSSELS — It all began with a woman who wanted her money back. In 1997 a former member of the Church of Scientology, unhappy with courses she had taken, tried to get a refund of 700,000 Belgian francs - about $17,000. Authorities began looking into the church's finances and interviewing people. Now, 10 years and 76 cartons of documents later, prosecutors say the evidence points to one ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 22, 2007
Scientology's Hard Sell — New York Inquirer
Type: Press
Author(s): Cat Spencer
Source: New York Inquirer
If you've ever been to any large retail store, you know what it's like to be greeted at the door by a salesperson with a warm smile. They are eager to help meet your needs, and they are grateful you chose their establishment. You may even feel guilty for not purchasing anything, if only because of one employee’s cheerful disposition—after all, they were helpful, weren't they? And they might be upset to lose the commission gained from your purchases. Nevertheless, in ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 29, 1999
Abroad: Critics public and private keep pressure on Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Lucy Morgan
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Scientology leaders say they want peace. They say they want to stay out of court. But with both foes at home and foes abroad, that goal may be elusive. The spiritual home of the Church of Scientology is in Clearwater, but for many years now its leaders have had worldwide ambitions. But as disciples have carried L. Ron Hubbard's teachings away from America's shore, the reception has been almost universally chilly at best – and at times openly hostile. At one ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Aug 25, 1998
Jesse Prince interviews – Tape 4 — FACTnet
Type: Interview
Source: FACTnet
Tag(s): Advanced Ability CenterAndre TabayoyonAssetsAuditingAuthor Services, Inc. (ASI) (dba, Galaxy Press) (subsidiary of Church of Spiritual Technology)Chick CoreaChris SilcockChurch of Scientology of California (CSC)Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) (dba, L. Ron Hubbard Library)Confidential preclear (PC) folderCostDavid MayoDavid MiscavigeDeathDennis ErlichDiane MorrisonEd BrewerEugene M. IngramFACTNetFair gameFalse imprisonmentFraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationGerald "Gerry" ArmstrongGold Base (also, "INT Base") @ Gilman Hot SpringsHard sellInternal Revenue Service (IRS)International Association of Scientologists (IAS)Jeff ShriverJesse PrinceJohn TravoltaKevin TrueLawrence "Larry" WollersheimLawrence E. "Larry" HellerLichtensteinLyman D. SpurlockMarc YagerMark C. "Marty" RathbunMorag BellmaineMV Freewinds (formerly, La Bohème)Norman F. StarkeyPotential Trouble Source (PTS)Private investigator(s)Registrar (also, to "reg")Rehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Religious Technology Center (RTC)Richard N. AznaranRobert "Bob" MithoffRobin ScottRon MiscavigeSea Organization (Sea Org, SO)Sherman D. LenskeStephanie SilcockStephen A. LenskeSuicideSuppressive person (SP)WeaponsWorld Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)
Mar 1, 1998
Powerful church targets fortunes, souls of recruits — Boston Herald
More: rickross.com, apologeticsindex.org
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