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Jan 4, 2011
Church of Scientology buys building near Coors Field // Pays $8.5 million for McClain Finlon Advertising's ex-home — Denver Post
Type: Press
Author(s): Margaret Jackson
Source: Denver Post
The Church of Scientology has paid $8.5 million in cash for a building in the Ballpark neighborhood formerly occupied by McClain Finlon Advertising. Over the past five years, the Los Angeles-based church had considered numerous Denver locations, including the Colorado National Bank Building at 17th and Champa streets that is now slated for a hotel. It bought the 44,679-square-foot Ballpark building at 2300-2346 Blake Street on Thursday. The building was listed for $14 million in 2008, following a banner year in ...
Dec 1, 2009
Man says Scientologists enslaved him as boy — Courthouse News Service
Sep 11, 2009
What goes on inside Will Smith, Jada Pinkett-Smith's school? — ABC News
Type: Press
Author(s): Heather Downie
Source: ABC News
The New Village Leadership Academy Allegedly Mimics Some Scientology Teaching Methods Like many modern celebrity power couples, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith are not satisfied with just being actors. The couple, who met on the set of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" in 1995, have had a lot of different roles over the years, most recently founding the New Village Leadership Academy (NVLA), a private elementary school in Calabasas, Calif., which opened its doors this week for the start of the ...
Aug 13, 2009
Scientology ups profile — Las Vegas Sun
Type: Press
Author(s): Sam Skolnik
Source: Las Vegas Sun
Scientology is getting big in the Las Vegas Valley, at least in terms of square footage. The controversial religion is renovating a former synagogue complex near the corner of Eastern and Emerson avenues so it can become Scientology’s focal point in Nevada, with 36,845 square feet of space and a “Celebrity Centre” to specially cater to high-profile artists, celebrities and community leaders. The Las Vegas celebrity center will be Scientology’s fourth such center in the U.S. The others are in Los ...
Aug 4, 2009
New Scientology Advanced Organization for Canada —
Type: Press release
Scientology parishioners learned this week of a milestone in Scientology history when Mr. David Miscavige, Chairman of the Board Religious Technology Center, announced the acquisition of a 159,400 square feet, 190 acre facility for the future home of the Advanced Organization of Canada. Not only will this provide the advanced training and counseling services for all Canadian parishioners, it will also house the Canadian Scientology national offices that coordinate Scientology expansion and social betterment programs for the country. First announced by ...
May 14, 2009
Der Scientology-Plan / Wie der Psychokonzern Deutschland erobern will [German, with unofficial English subtitles on Youtube] [English: The Scientology Plan / How the psycho-corporation plans to conquer Germany] — ZDF (Germany)
More: Youtube part 2, Youtube part 3, original
Mar 11, 2009
Beck's show tonight will benefit Scientology-affiliated charity — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Blog
Author(s): Margaret Wappler
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
There's been a touch of Internet controversy today about Beck's somewhat-impromptu show at the Echo tonight, first started by blogger Sketchytown, then picked up by the LA Weekly's West Coast Sound blog. Both blogs raised a flag about a charity cited on the show's promotional material, Educating Children International, which, according to the promo poster, will get the "net proceeds" of the show priced at a cool $35. Nothing was mentioned about any connections with Scientology, and the website for the ...
Dec 30, 2008
Infinite Complacency / The case against Miscavige
Dec 1, 2008
'The Complex' author John Duignan cites Tom Cruise control — NY Daily News (New York)
Oct 10, 2008
Chorus of boos awaits Katie Holmes — NY Daily News (New York)
Type: Press
Author(s): George Rush, Joanna Molloy
Source: NY Daily News (New York)
Katie Holmes and hubby Tom Cruise can count on seeing some familiar mustachioed faces when "All My Sons," in which Holmes stars, opens on Broadway Thursday. The anti-Scientology critics of the group Anonymous are gearing up for another protest against the couple's controversial faith outside the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Last month the group, whose members often don "V for Vendetta" masks with mustaches, heralded the play's first preview by carrying signs that read "Scientology Kills" and "Free Katie, keep Tom." Count ...
Sep 11, 2008
In Other News — Portland Mercury (Oregon)
Type: Press
Source: Portland Mercury (Oregon)
Portlander and former Scientologist Susan Lentsch submitted an open letter to the head of communications for the Church of Scientology, Karin Pouw, last Thursday, September 4, asking why her daughter, Katherine, cannot be allowed home for a vacation from the church's elite management organization, the so-called "Sea Organization" or Sea Org ["Selling Scientology," Feature, August 7]. Lentsch alleges that since she allowed her daughter to join the Sea Org in 1993, Katherine was promised three weeks vacation a year, but that ...
Sep 4, 2008
Open Letter to Karin Pouw, Public Affairs Director [Church of Scientology International]
Type: Press release
Author(s): Susan Lentsch
Dear Ms. Pouw, I am sure you are aware that on the 11th of March, 2008, I issued a press release entitled "Mother Bear Defends Cub". This release detailed my efforts to bring my daughter, Katherine, home for a vacation with her family. During the fifteen years that my daughter has been a member of the Church of Scientology's Sea Organization, she had only come home for one three day visit in 1996 - cut short by the Church due ...
Aug 12, 2008
Scientology: 'Anonymous' fosters hate, bigotry — TheDoings-ClarendonHills
Type: Press
Author(s): Rob Siebert
Source: TheDoings-ClarendonHills
Scientology defines itself as the study and handling of the spirit in relationship to itself, others and all of life. Members of the church believe man is an immortal, spiritual being whose experiences extend beyond a single lifetime. Man cannot only solve his own problems and reach his own goals, but he can gain a higher status of awareness and ability through Scientology. Karin Pouw, public affairs director for the Church of Scientology International, said the religion has more than 7,500 ...
Aug 7, 2008
Selling Scientology — Portland Mercury (Oregon)
Type: Press
Author(s): Matt Davis
Source: Portland Mercury (Oregon)
In the mid-1980s, more than ever before, television advertising was about big budgets and excess. Bucking that trend was Scientologist and marketing whiz Jeff Hawkins, whose understated, minimalist TV ads for L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics helped launch the book onto the best-seller list—and arguably sparked a worldwide interest in the religion. Hawkins' ads featured simple questions like, "Why are you unhappy?" in white print against a black background, backed by edgy music supplied by Hawkins' friends, and finally, a shot of ...
Aug 1, 2008
Anonymous vs Scientology — Maxim
Jul 31, 2008
Lawsuit goes after Tom Cruise, church — Daily News
Type: Press
Source: Daily News
Tom Cruise is named in a $250 million federal lawsuit that is using the RICO statute against the Church of Scientology. Ex-Scientologist Peter Letterese, a longtime critic of the church, filed suit in Southern District Court in Florida on July 15 alleging, among other things, that members of the church harassed him after he left. In court papers provided to The News by investigator Paul Barresi, Letterese claims a member of the church phoned his lawyer at home, and when the ...
Jul 24, 2008
From the shadows, Anonymous battles Scientology — Chicago Tribune
Type: Press
Author(s): Melissa Patterson
Source: Chicago Tribune
Washington, USA — With their dark suits, leering masks and signs warning of what they call the "cult" of Scientology, the protest group Anonymous may startle a few visitors to Millennium Park on Saturday. But that's what the participants are hoping for. "Outfits and the outrageous help get people's attention," said Eric Szulczewski of Clarendon Hills, one of a few members of Anonymous willing to give his name. An Internet-based group that claims more than 10,000 members worldwide, Anonymous has assembled ...
Jun 29, 2008
Scientology is focus of flap over Will Smith's new school — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Carla Rivera
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
In Los Angeles' rarefied world of private schools, where tuitions are high, academics are tough and educational philosophy is taken seriously, the newest member of the tribe is getting the kind of breathless attention reserved for a music or film star. That may be because the founders of New Village Academy are themselves such stars: Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Entertainers have long flocked to private schools on the Westside and in the San Fernando Valley, where campuses ...
Jun 19, 2008
Watchdog web site draws legal threats from Scientologists, Mormons — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Michael Park
Source: FOX News — a watchdog Web site that leaks corporate and government documents — hasn't officially launched, yet it has already uncovered human-rights violations in China, claimed to have swayed Kenya's Dec. 2007 elections and exposed the inner workings of the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay. So many were surprised when it recently turned its sights on two lawyer-heavy religious groups: the Mormons and the Scientologists. Founded in December 2006, Wikileaks boasts of an archive of 1.2 million released documents, sent ...
May 16, 2008
Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds — Wikinews
May 16, 2008
Scientology Reacts to the Voice — Village Voice
Type: Press
Author(s): Tony Ortega
Source: Village Voice
If you watched Tommy Davis on CNN last week, you know that Scientology isn’t very adept at public relations. I was reminded of that now that I’ve been reminiscing about what it was like to write about Hubbardites back in the day, and writing numerous stories about Jason Beghe. Yesterday I heard from Los Angeles-based Scientology spokeswoman Karin Pouw, my old friend, who noticed that I’m back on the Scientology beat. Pouw and I go back a long way. When I ...
May 11, 2008
Tom put on cruise alert — Daily Star (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Mike Parker
Source: Daily Star (UK)
TOM Cruise and other Hollywood stars are being urged to have urgent medical checks after an asbestos scare on board a Church of Scientology cruise ship. The $2million Freewinds was said to be “under seal” on the Caribbean island of Curacao after cancer-causing particles were found on the 40-year-old vessel. According to local reports, deadly blue asbestos dust was released during refurbishment of the ship – used by the church as a floating “education centre” and for VIP parties. As well ...
May 1, 2008
Cancer on the Lido Deck? Scientology Responds — Radar Online
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Tyler Gray
Source: Radar Online
Scientology officials insist its S.S. Asbestos will sail again. Reports of cancer-causing particles aboard the 40-year-old Scientology cruise ship and floating fortress for the church's secret OT VIII training floated around yesterday after a report by a St. Martins newspaper that the ship was sealed by authorities on the island of Curacao. Perhaps most interesting was the old interview with the ship's architect Lawrence Woodcraft, originally aired by Xenu TV and reposted by the anti-Scientology Lisa McPherson Trust and others. Woodcraft ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 17, 2008
Anonymous activists gaining strength online — Christian Science Monitor
Type: Press
Author(s): Ben Arnoldy
Source: Christian Science Monitor
Masked protesters led small, peaceful rallies in cities around the world Saturday as part of a protest by an online movement calling itself Anonymous. The organization declared "war" on the Church of Scientology in January because of the church's "suppression of dissent" on the Internet. Some tactics employed by Anonymous have proved controversial, including attacks against Scientology websites and unauthorized circulation of church materials. The church also accuses the movement of mailing fake anthrax letters and making bomb threats – charges ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 17, 2008
Cult Friction — Radar Online
Type: Press
Author(s): John Cook
Source: Radar Online
Cult Friction After an embarrassing string of high-profile defection and leaked videos, Scientology is under attack from a faceless cabal of online activists. Has America's most controversial religion finally met its match? By John Cook [Picture] Masked hackers have declared war on Scientology. Could the celebrity-friendly religion be in its final days? (Photo: Sam Comen) This article is from the April issue of Radar Magazine. For a risk-free issue, click here Clearwater is prepared for its enemies. It's a warm, if ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 11, 2008
Scientology group stops guidebook mailings / Officials received unsolicited copies — South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Type: Press
Author(s): Rachel Hatzipanagos
Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Highland Beach - A group that sent out thousands of unsolicited copies of a guidebook promoting Scientology precepts is ending the practice after receiving hundreds of complaints from elected officials. Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard wrote the 64-page, soft-cover book titled The Way to Happiness: A Common Sense Guide to Better Living. "The mailing is not going to be sent out like this again due to some complaints of recipients about 'using' their logo or photograph without consent," Joni Ginsberg, executive ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Mar 3, 2008
Scientology taking hits online — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): David Sarno
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
"We were born. We grew up. We escaped." So reads the motto of, a website launched Thursday by three young women raised in the Church of Scientology who are speaking out against the religion. Their website accuses the church of physical abuse, denying some children a proper education and alienating members from family. One of the women behind the site, Jenna Miscavige Hill, is the niece of David Miscavige, the head of the church, and Kendra Wiseman is the daughter ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Feb 13, 2008
Threatened by 'Operation Planetary Calm': Germany Will Continue to Watch Scientologists — Spiegel Online
Feb 5, 2008
Scientology feud with its critics takes to Internet — Los Angeles Times (California)
Jan 28, 2008
Niece of Scientology's leader backs Cruise biography — Google News
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