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Mar 15, 2011
Former Orangeville-area resort to become Scientology headquarters — Toronto Star (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Dan Robson
Source: Toronto Star (Canada)
Hidden behind a thick wall of trees atop the Niagara Escarpment just north of Toronto, the Church of Scientology is building a massive retreat where believers will “journey through the advanced realms” of their faith. The facility, which includes more than 80 hectares and five buildings that total around 160,000 square feet, will serve as Scientology's national headquarters when it opens next year. The organization will upgrade the former Hockley Highlands Inn and Conference Centre in Mono, just northeast of Orangeville, ...
Mar 9, 2011
Resort to become Scientology retreat // Exiled member stages protest at the gate — Orangeville Citizen (Ontario, Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Richard Vivian
Source: Orangeville Citizen (Ontario, Canada)
The Church of Scientology is setting up base in Mono, at the former Hockley Highlands Inn & Conference Centre, with plans to establish a national retreat for members of the faith. While Scientologists are excited about the idea — this will be the first retreat of its kind in Canada and one of only a handful around the world — at least one former member is raising a red flag. Adam Holland, a 22-year-old Toronto man who was raised in the ...
Feb 14, 2011
The Apostate // Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology — New Yorker
More: Primary Sources: L. Ron Hubbard Leaves the Navy,
Type: Press
Author(s): Lawrence Wright
Source: New Yorker
On August 19, 2009, Tommy Davis, the chief spokesperson for the Church of Scientology International, received a letter from the film director and screenwriter Paul Haggis. “For ten months now I have been writing to ask you to make a public statement denouncing the actions of the Church of Scientology of San Diego,” Haggis wrote. Before the 2008 elections, a staff member at Scientology’s San Diego church had signed its name to an online petition supporting Proposition 8, which asserted that ...
Tag(s): "Blow Drill"A Piece of Blue Sky (book)AbortionAffinity, Reality, Communication (ARC)Alissa HaggisAmy ScobeeAn Introduction to Scientology Ethics (book)Anne ArcherAnonymous (group)Anti-psychiatryAuditingBare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard (book)Beverly Hills PlayhouseBody thetans (BTs)British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)Bruce HinesBryan R. WilsonCastile Canyon School (Happy Valley ranch) @ 45750 Castile Canyon Road Hemet CA United StatesChick CoreaChurch of Scientology Celebrity Centre International @ 5930 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles CA United StatesChurch of Scientology International (CSI)Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR)Claire HeadleyCommissionsConfidential preclear (PC) folderDan ShermanDaniel MontalvoDavid MiscavigeDavid Miscavige: physical violenceDavid S. TouretzkyDeborah RennardDelphi Schools, Inc.Diane GettasDianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health (book)DisconnectionDonna ShannonE-MeterEthics (Scientology)Exscientologykids.comFederal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)Fraud, lie, deceit, misrepresentationFreeloader's debtGary Morehead (aka "Jackson")Gerald "Gerry" ArmstrongGold Base (also, "INT Base") @ Gilman Hot SpringsHaitiHomosexualityHuman traffickingInside Scientology (book)InurementJames A. "Jim" LoganJanela WebsterJanet ReitmanJanis (Gillham) GradyJason BegheJeff HawkinsJenna Miscavige-HillJessica Feshbach RodriguezJim GordonJoan WoodJohn BrousseauJohn PeelerJohn SweeneyJohn TravoltaJohn Whiteside "Jack" ParsonsJulie Christofferson TitchbourneKaren HollanderKathy HaggisKirstie AlleyL Fletcher ProutyL. Ron Hubbard's credentialsL. Ron Hubbard: Messiah or Madman? (book)Lauren HaggisLawrence "Larry" WollersheimLawrence WrightLawsuitLife Repairs (Scientology course)Lisa McPhersonLucy JamesMarc HeadleyMargaret Louise GrubbMark C. "Marty" RathbunMark IshamMary Sue (Whipp) HubbardMembershipMichael J. "Mike" RinderMichelle "Shelly" Miscavige (né Barnett)Milton KatselasMimi RogersMission Earth (decalogy)MV Freewinds (formerly, La Bohème)Nerve, touch assistNew YorkerOccultOperating Thetan (OT)Paul HaggisPotential Trouble Source (PTS)Protest, picketPsychiatry: An Industry of DeathPurification Rundown ("Purif")RecruitmentRehabilitation Project Force (RPF)Religious Technology Center (RTC)SalarySaturday Evening PostScience of Survival (book)Scientology: The Fundamentals of Thought (book)Sea Organization (Sea Org, SO)Security check ("sec check")SettlementSkip PressSky DaytonSlave laborSquirrelsSt. Petersburg Times (Florida)Study technology (Study tech)Supernatural abilities (aka OT powers)Suppressive person (SP)Terry JastrowThe Truth Rundown (St. Petersburg Times' special report)The Way to Happiness (TWTH)Tom CruiseTom Cruise's leaked video of 2004Tom De VochtTommy DavisTone scaleXenu (Operating Thetan level 3, OT 3, Wall of Fire)Yael Lustgarten
Nov 18, 2010
Let us audit — The Australian
Type: Press
Author(s): Julie-Anne Davies
Source: The Australian
HERE'S the thing. depending on your outlook, Kate and Emmanuel Foundas are either two of the nuttiest and potentially most sinister people you will ever meet, or a charming, successful, savvy couple with a social conscience. In Australia today very few, however, would allow them to be both once they learnt their religion. Yes, you guessed it, they are Scientologists. And not just dabblers. These guys are hard-core. Kate, 55, gave up an international career as a dressage rider and trainer ...
Sep 28, 2010
Secrets of Scientology: A Panorama Special — BBC News
Aug 18, 2010
Russian scientologist faces extremism charges after forcing his staff to embrace the faith — Moscow Times
Type: Press
Author(s): Tom Washington
Source: Moscow Times
Prosecutors in Samara Region are taking a high-flying businessman to task for forcing his employees to go on scientology courses. The director of electronics company RosKabelSvyaz Lev Syrolev was threatening to sack faithless workers, but now faces charges for using extremist material. “These practices are illegal and violate laws on combating extremist activity, labour laws, as well as the constitution of Russia,” Prosecutors said in a press release. The Surgut city court considers the ideas of L Ron Hubbard, Scientology’s founder, ...
Aug 3, 2010
Infinite Complacency // Maureen Bolstad's Story: Disconnection
Type: Press
Author(s): Jonny Jacobsen
By the early 1990s years of over-work and lack of sleep were taking their toll on Maureen Bolstad’s health. Scientology’s solution was to force her to disconnect from her mother. [...]
Jul 16, 2010
The Edge: David Love — The Hawk (Saint Joseph's University, Pennsylvania)
Type: Radio
Author(s): Tom Smith
Source: The Hawk (Saint Joseph's University, Pennsylvania)
[Credit: Transcript by Anonymous @] —– ABBREVIATIONS: TS = Tom Smith DL = David Love The format of the time offsets is minutes:seconds (MM:SS). —– TRANSCRIPT: 00:02 Announcer:, student radio for Tampa Bay and the voice of Hillsborough Community College, streaming on the web 24/7. 00:12 Announcer: The content of the following program does not necessarily express or imply the opinions and/or policies of Hillsborough Community College,, or WXYB AM. The producer of this program created it ...
Jul 9, 2010
Declaration of Robert V. Levine, Ph.D.
Type: Declaration
[...] 72. Guilt, shame, and separation constituted the social and psychological force that induced sustained, long-term commitment. Physical force, physical abuse and the fear of even greater abuse if one tried to escape were powerful deterrents to any attempts to leave. It could easily be argued that these coercions could have been sufficient to keep anyone from ever making an attempt to get out. There was, though, another level of forces exerted by Scientology that made leaving even more costly – ...
Jun 14, 2010
She fought Scientology for the child they wanted to abort — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Church of Scientology's response
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Twenty years ago, when Natalie Hagemo was 19, pregnant and working for the Church of Scientology, she couldn't wait to be a mother. She was near the end of her first tri­mester, she says, when colleagues in Scientology's military-style religious order, the Sea Organization, began pressuring her to get an abortion. Two high-ranking officers said terminating the pregnancy would allow her to keep working. They berated her when she said no. Supervisors told her to hide her expanding belly lest co-workers ...
Jun 13, 2010
Inside Scientology: No kids allowed — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
More: Church of Scientology response, Church spokesman Tommy Davis' letter to the Times, Declarations from Scientology members
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Laura Dieckman was just 12 when her parents let her leave home to work full time for Scientology's religious order, the Sea Organization. At 16, she married a co-worker. At 17, she was pregnant. She was excited to start a family, but she said Sea Org supervisors pressured her to have an abortion. She was back at work the following day. Claire Headley joined at 16, married at 17 and was pregnant at 19. She said Sea Org supervisors threatened strenuous ...
Jun 3, 2010
Scientology's list [Unofficial English translation] — L'Espresso (Italy)
More: Original article in Italian
Type: Press
Author(s): Tommaso Cerno
Source: L'Espresso (Italy)
Secret lists seized at the sect's Torino chapter. Dozens of files containing the names of members and even enemies: politicians, judges, journalists Officially, he has never existed. He is a follower like all the others, a Scientology staff member who ministers to the souls of the richest and most controversial sect on the planet. In reality, however, his job is more delicate. He is part of Department 20, a parallel structure on which the security of the church founded by Ron ...
May 19, 2010
Lateline: Former top Scientologist speaks out — Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News
More: WMV
Apr 28, 2010
Scientology run-ins bring warnings — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Joe Childs, Thomas C. Tobin
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
With two recent public confrontations, a year-long, highly publicized drama in the world of Scientology has spilled into the streets of Clearwater. The latest incident occurred Friday afternoon as seven members of the Church of Scientology — including five senior members of its California-based international management team — surrounded and screamed at a former church executive, then loudly carried the dispute into the office of an unsuspecting and startled doctor. The former executive was Mike Rinder, 55, Scientology's longtime spokesman, whose ...
Apr 12, 2010
My Scientology nightmare / 'Earl' star's ex-wife exposes inner workings of celebrity church — National Enquirer
Apr 10, 2010
Die Seelenfänger // Wie Scientology menschenleben zerstört [Part 1] ["The soul catchers // How Scientology destroys people's lives"] [with English subtitles] — Südwestdeutschen Rundfunk (Germany)
More: Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5
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 ...
Apr 1, 2010
Scientology: A History of Violence / The ramifications of leaving Scientology — CNN
Mar 31, 2010
Scientology: A History of Violence / Church of Scientology says abuse claims handled internally — CNN
Type: Press
Author(s): Anderson Cooper, Ismael Estrada
Source: CNN
If you believe Marty Rathbun, people in the top ranks of the Church of Scientology have used physical intimidation and outright beatings as a means of discipline. Scientology's current leaders, including Rathbun's ex-wife, call him a liar and an "apostate." They say the only beatings were those inflicted by Rathbun and a small number of others, all of whom have left Scientology. But both sides appear to agree that periodic beatings occurred among the highest echelons of the church for some ...
Mar 29, 2010
Infinite Complacency: Tracing it Back to Source
Type: Blog
Author(s): Jonny Jacobsen
Violence and abuse in Scientology can be traced right back to the founder, L. Ron Hubbard, said a former Sea Org veteran who worked alongside him. At a conference in Hamburg Friday a former veteran Scientologist who worked directly with L. Ron Hubbard painted a devastating picture of the movement’s founder. [...]
Mar 27, 2010
Scientology Workgroup of the Ministry of the Interior in Hamburg: Educational Symposium [Amy Scobee] [Part 1]
More: Part 2, Part 3
Mar 26, 2010
Hana Eltringham Whitfield: Hamburg Talk [uncut]
More: Youtube
Type: Account
Author(s): Hana Whitfield
[Hana was kind enough to send her whole transcript, which she did not have time to read completely at the Hamburg Symposium.] Talk given in 2010 in Hamburg, Germany My name is Hana Eltringham Whitfield. I was a Scientologist and a member of the Sea Organization for over twenty years. I captained two of Hubbard’s ships, ran his organizations, and was Deputy Commodore under Hubbard in the United States for two years. After I left, and as a way of giving ...
Mar 26, 2010
Scientology Workgroup of the Ministry of the Interior in Hamburg: Educational Symposium [Bruce Hines] [Part 1]
More: Part 2, Transcript by Anonymous
Type: Account
[Transcript by Anonymous @] Good evening. My name's Bruce Hines and first I'll start by telling you a little bit about myself. Ursula asked that I speak about life in the Sea Org. And all of us here, at least five of us, were in the Sea Org for many years and we all have our own horror stories because there are horrible things that happen. So, I'll tell you a few of the things I personally experienced. They ...
Mar 26, 2010
Scientology Workgroup of the Ministry of the Interior in Hamburg: Educational Symposium [Hana Eltringham Whitfield] [Part 1]
More: Part 2, Transcript by Anonymous
Type: Account
[Transcript by Anonymous @] My name is Hana Eltringham Whitfield and, just to give you a brief biography, I was a Scientologist and a Sea Org member for over twenty-two years. I captained two of Hubbard's ships and ran many of his organizations. He took on the title of Commodore in 1967 and I served as Deputy Commodore under him in the United States for two years. I held many subsequent positions. The account of my personal disillusionment and ...
Mar 26, 2010
Scientology Workgroup of the Ministry of the Interior in Hamburg: Educational Symposium [Marc Headley] [Part 1]
More: Part 2, Transcript by Anonymous
Type: Account
[Transcript by Anonymous @] Thank you for allowing me to speak to you guys today. My name is Marc Headley and I'm here to tell you about a business enterprise. I'm not gonna be talking about any religious matters whatsoever; I'm going to be talking to you about an organization that I worked for. I worked there for fifteen years, and even after working there for fifteen years, not once was I told of the core religious or philosophy ...
Mar 9, 2010
Today Show: Scientology defector breaks her silence — MSNBC
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 ...
Mar 6, 2010
Defectors say Church of Scientology hides abuse — New York Times
More: New York Times' Youtube channel: Christie Collbran interview
Type: Press
Author(s): Laurie Goodstein
Source: New York Times
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Raised as Scientologists, Christie King Collbran and her husband, Chris, were recruited as teenagers to work for the elite corps of staff members who keep the Church of Scientology running, known as the Sea Organization, or Sea Org. They signed a contract for a billion years — in keeping with the church’s belief that Scientologists are immortal. They worked seven days a week, often on little sleep, for sporadic paychecks of $50 a week, at most. But after ...
Feb 18, 2010
Scientology-Aussteiger Lino Bombonato / Wenn Freunde zu Feinden werden [Unofficial English translation: "Ex-Scientologist Lino Bombonato / When friends turn enemies"] — Stern TV (Germany)
More: Original
Feb 15, 2010
Infinite Complacency: The Hendersons' Story
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