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Jun 8, 2010
Scientology takes hold in India — Global Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Mridu Khullar Relph
Source: Global Post
A controversial religion has gripped India with its business principles and self-help routine. NEW DELHI, India — In India, where the most popular psychology books include such titles as “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” and “Who Moved My Cheese,” there's a new self-help guru in town: Scientology. Founded in 1954 by United States science-fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, the Church of Scientology is the religion of Hollywood stars like Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Isaac Hayes, claiming a worldwide ...
Sep 28, 2009
Masked protest group rallies against Church of Scientology — Indiana Statesman (Indiana State University)
Type: Press
Author(s): Phillip Pluta
Source: Indiana Statesman (Indiana State University)
Several students held an anonymous protest at noon Saturday in Dede Plaza. Equipped with bandannas and Guy Fawkes masks to conceal their identities, the students pushed to get their message heard. "We are protesting against the organizational policies of the Church of Scientology," said one protester, who wished to be called Mr. Pink. Statements such as "Disconnection destroys families" and "Salvation shouldn't cost $34,000" were written across their protest signs. He and another student, referred to as Anon, were the main ...
Sep 26, 2009
Some in Valley protest Scientology — WTHI-TV (Indiana)
Type: TV
Author(s): Dan Klein
Source: WTHI-TV (Indiana)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - It's a religion with some high- profile believers and ridiculed by others for it's unique ideas. But some in the Wabash Valley say "Scientology" is much more dangerous. Seven gathered on the Indiana State campus hoping to inform all who come by Saturday afternoon about Scientology. "It's not really a personal thing," said protest co-organzier "Anon Indy." "It's something that I'm passionate about. I think the public needs to be aware of it because it's extremely ...
Apr 27, 2009
Scientology powers on — Daily News & Analysis (India)
Type: Press
Author(s): Ashish Virmani
Source: Daily News & Analysis (India)
Mumbai: Director of the Scientology tour in India, Marion Whitta, came to India in September 2005 with the intention of staying three-and-a-half months in the country. Marion loved being here so much that she stayed on for the last three-and-a-half years, traveling all over the country. "India is the most spiritual country on the planet," she says after nearly four years of spreading the science of Scientology in this land. "The reach of Scientology here is like nothing I've ever done ...
Nov 8, 2008
Church of Scientology waiting to pounce in Mumbai, India —
May 8, 2008
Scientology and the Blackfeet — Missoula Independent
Type: Press
Author(s): Paul Peters
Source: Missoula Independent
Tribal members are getting advice, free trips—and perhaps a new rehab program—from their connection with L. Ron Hubbard's church. Is this the help they need? In 1964, when Rayola Running Crane was just 13, her parents sent her away from her home in Browning on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. She and her friends were drinking alcohol on a regular basis, and she had already been in an alcohol-related car accident that caused her permanent back injuries. She says her parents gave ...
Feb 15, 2008
Heard of aliens, now meet the Thetans — Daily News & Analysis (India)
Type: Press
Author(s): Anjali Thomas
Source: Daily News & Analysis (India)
The belief system of Tom Cruise is coming to the city.Scientology plans its Mumbai chapter MUMBAI: What do Tom Cruise, businesswoman Priya Kumar, model Sheena Chohan, actor Bunty Grewal and John Travolta have in common? They're all Scientologists, and swear by the teachings of Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, the American sci-fi writer who laid down the principals of what came to be called – in 1954 – the Church of Scientology. Over the years, Priya, who owns and runs a leadership training ...
Jan 22, 2008
Cops learn to mind their P's and Q's-Bangalore-Cities — Times of India
Type: Press
Source: Times of India
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Nov 2, 2007
Tribal Instincts // Tom Cruise's faith discovers an Indian audience — Little India
Type: Press
Author(s): Sabrina Buckwalter
Source: Little India
As she strolls down Dadabhai Naoroji Road in Mumbai, Aussie Marion Whitta gets a tap on the shoulder from a tall Indian fan. "I bought Dianetics (the first book of a post-modern faith called Scientology) in 1987 in Melbourne," he says. He is in a yellow polo shirt inscribed with the Scientology logo on the back. He walks with her for about 50 paces, interrupting the conversation she is trying to have with friend. He recounts the moment he first encountered ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 28, 2005
For tsunami survivors, a touch of Scientology — Washington Post
Jul 31, 2002
Letters // Church of Scientology a front-runner in fight on drugs — The Times (Gary, Indiana)
Type: Press
Source: The Times (Gary, Indiana)
The July 28 letter from Jim Beebe is the trademark of someone who lives his life filled with hatred. He is an authority in hatred. This same man worked for the now-defunct, anti-religious group called the Cult Awareness Network until its bankruptcy filing in 1996. A Seattle Christian was awarded a large sum of money as punitive damages from CAN for the organization's participation in his kidnapping and holding him against his will. Beebe has now made a career of denigrating ...
Mar 30, 1997
The true story of a false prophet — Mail on Sunday (UK)
Sep 1, 1996
Germany finds Scientology to have menacing mission — Indianapolis Star (Indiana)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Barbara Demick
Source: Indianapolis Star (Indiana)
Lawmakers are looking at barring its members from teaching, police work, other government jobs. HAMBURG, Germany — As the politicians see it, Germany, is being threatened by an evil plot to infiltrate business and government. "A giant octopus . . . that will stop at nothing in its desire to spread its blind ideology" is how Labor Secretary Norbert Blum has described the plot against Germany. Claudia Nolte, another member of Chancellor Helmut Kohl's Cabinet, warns, "They aim at world domination ...
Aug 30, 1992
Couple's Scientology lesson costly // After forking over thousands of dollars, a few things become clear — Indianapolis Star (Indiana)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Kay Stephens
Source: Indianapolis Star (Indiana)
The tale of Jon and Stacy Roberts and the Church of Scientology is the story of a typical couple, in many ways, who were looking for answers. When the financial advice they sought turned into spiritual guidance, the couple began to regret the direction their search had taken. In the process, they gave more than $100,000 to the Church of Scientology and an organization connected with it. Now they want to warn others not to do the same. Jon Roberts filed ...
Jul 21, 1991
The two sides of Scientology — Indianapolis Star (Indiana)
May 24, 1991
The Scientology of selling // The Hubbard is bare — L.A. Weekly (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Ralph Rugoff
Source: L.A. Weekly (California)
I ARRIVED FOR MY APPOINTMENT AT THE L. RON Hubbard Life Exhibition Hall a few minutes early. Unlike in other commemorative mausoleums, such as the Nixon Library and Birthplace, you're not allowed to walk around the Hubbard by yourself. Instead, you must sign up for an hour-and-a-half guided tour. Possibly they don't trust the unassisted viewer to fully reap the museum's rewards, though it might also be a matter of security. The presence of a young guard dressed in the Church ...
Jun 24, 1990
The Scientology Story: The Making of L. Ron Hubbard // Staking a Claim to Blood Brotherhood — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Joel Sappell, Robert W. Welkos
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
As L. Ron Hubbard told it, he was 4 years old when a medicine man named "Old Tom" made him a "blood brother" of the Blackfeet Indians of Montana, providing the inspiration for the Scientology founder's first novel, "Buckskin Brigades." But one expert on the tribe doesn't buy Hubbard's account. Historian Hugh Dempsey is associate director of the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Canada. He has extensively researched the tribe, of which his wife is a member. He said that blood brothers ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Aug 17, 1989
Commission, Chamber, School Board // City leaders call for state review of Narconon program at Chilocco Indian School north of town
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Type: Press
Newkirk's School Board, City Commission, and Chamber of Commerce have jointly sent a 67 page document to 16 State and National leaders asking them to support a special review of the Narconon-Chilocco drug rehabilitation program and it's connection with Scientology. The cover letter of the package of exhibits says in part, "Based on this information, it appears that Narconon's primary objective is Scientology recruitment and not drug abuse treatment. Our community is very concerned and we are requesting your help in ...
Jul 6, 1989
Scientology organizations — Newkirk Herald Journal (Oklahoma)
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Jun 8, 1989
Renovation underway at Chilocco Indian School — Daily Oklahoman
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Type: Press
Author(s): Michael McNutt, Enid Bureau
Source: Daily Oklahoman
NEWKIRK - Renovations have begun on buildings at nearby Chilocco Indian School, according to Simon Hogarth, a representative of the Association for Better Living and Education (ABLE) which owns Narconon, the proposed drug rehabilitation center to be located on the grounds. The press release issued Monday by Hogarth said that Narconon has obtained a Certificate of Need from the Oklahoma State Planning Commission to establish a 75-bed facility at Chilocco for drug and alcohol abusers. The center is currently employing 25 ...
May 6, 1989
Drug, alcohol clinic to occupy Indian school — The Oklahoman
Type: Press
Source: The Oklahoman
A group that follows some of the teachings of Church of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard is setting up a national drug and alcohol rehabilitation program at the former Chilocco Indian School in northern Oklahoma, and that has some area residents worried. The Newkirk City Commission has scheduled a Monday night informational meeting about the Narconon International project, which over 25 years could bring as much as $16 million in lease payments to five Indian tribes in the Chilocco Development Authority. ...
Dec 22, 1988
Dozens of groups operate under auspices of Church of Scientology — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Stephen Koff
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Operating under auspices of the Church of Scientology are dozens of groups, many of them separate legal entities. Untangling Scientology's lines of organizations can be difficult; even the sect's own charts that have been used in court cases are complex. Here are some of Scientology's organizations. Flag Service Organization — The legal name of Scientology's Clearwater operation, which serves as the sect's spiritual headquarters. Before 1981 the organization was part of the Church of Scientology of California, and Pinellas County officials ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Jan 23, 1988
1950's Dianetics still fuels controversy — Post-Tribune (Indiana)
Jan 1, 1987
Bare-faced messiah: The true story of L. Ron Hubbard / Chapter 1 A Dubious Prodigy
Jan 30, 1986
Scientology: Application of mind's power — Telegram-Tribune (San Luis Obispo County)
May 4, 1984
Ex-Scientology aide called 'vigilante' in fight for documents — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Myrna Oliver
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A former Church of Scientology archivist who left the organization and allegedly took with him thousands of documents concerning church founder L. Ron Hubbard was described Thursday by a Scientology attorney as a "self-serving vigilante of the worst kind" as trial began in the organization's civil suit to recover the material. Barrett S. Litt, attorney for Hubbard's wife, Mary Sue Hubbard, claimed in opening statements in the non-jury trial before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Paul G. Breckenridge Jr. that former ...
Feb 20, 1983
Book pulls Hubbard into Public / Author's newest book, 'Battlefield Earth,' uses Denver as central setting — Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
Jan 14, 1983
Britons: Hubbard has written album called 'Space Jazz' — Tampa Tribune (Florida)
Dec 6, 1978
Bureaucratic burglary — Call-Leader (Indiana)
Sep 22, 1978
Scientology seeks rise of mankind — Anderson Daily Bulletin
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