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auditing • betty brenner • brainwashing • church of scientology of michigan • cost • david v. graham • enid vien • flint journal (michigan) • front groups • glenn c. currier • heber c. jentzsch • lawsuit • medical claims • membership • mental illness • michelle sudz • michigan • michigan purification project • nancy hickey • operation snow white • purification rundown ("purif") • refunds • ronald "nibs" edward dewolf (l. ron hubbard, jr.) • sally newland • suicide
6 matching items found between Jan 1983 and Jun 1983. Furthermore, there are 3 matching items for all time not shown.
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Apr 11, 1983
Ex-chief of Scientology mission quits church — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Betty Brenner
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
The Rev. Enid Vien, former director of the Church of Scientology's Flint mission, has resigned from the church. Her letter of resignation is strongly critical of the church's operation. Her letter, submitted after nearly 18 years as a Scientologist and a minister since 1967, says in part: "I can no longer support a church that bleeds its parishioners, abuses its staff, uses fear tactics to insure everyone at least pretends to agree and engages upon coercive tactics to sew its missions ...
Apr 3, 1983
Have Scientology practices led to suicide tries? — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): David V. Graham
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
It is not uncommon for present or former Scientology members to try to kill themselves, according to three national experts on the controversial religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard. The head of the Scientology Church in Michigan, however, denies that Scientology practices have led to suicides. And the president of the international Church of Scientology, the Rev. Heber C. Jentzsch, headquartered in Los Angeles, dismisses the experts quoted in this story as "liars," who he says are out to discredit a ...
Apr 3, 1983
Scientology and Dr. 'Jane Smith' // The case of a physician and her suicide attempt — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Author(s): David V. Graham
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
A Flint-area physician who once had a promising career is now in a Colorado rehabilitation center, unable to take care of herself or communicate, the result of a suicide attempt. Her doctors report she may have suffered permanent brain damage from a self-administered overdose of insulin. Family members, her psychologist and her associates say she had been emotionally unstable for some time. They contend the local Church of Scientology and the Michigan Purification Project, a detoxification program, aggravated her condition. Glenn ...
Apr 1, 1983
$2,500 refund paid family of Dr. 'Smith'; more due? [exact date unknown] — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Apr 1, 1983
Scientology officials deny charges that it practices 'brainwashing' [exact date unknown] — Flint Journal (Michigan)
Mar 9, 1983
Scientology staff leaves mission — Flint Journal (Michigan)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Betty Brenner
Source: Flint Journal (Michigan)
The local Scientology mission has closed temporarily because its three staff members — the only members of its board of directors — have resigned, a member of the church says. A note on the front door of the mission at 3101 Clio says that the mission is closed temporarily for reorganization and will reopen Monday. Signs on the building and on a high pole have been removed. The note 'tells those seeking more information to call Glenn C. Currier, who alse ...
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