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KARACHI, Pakistan and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a country as prone to cataclysm and disaster as Pakistan, some might say there is not much you can count on except bad news. But Perwaiz Hasan and the Scientology Assist Team are the exception to that rule.
WANGA PARISH, Uganda and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Volunteer Day December 5 was set aside by the United Nations to celebrate positive change through volunteerism. And a stellar example of the change a team of volunteers can achieve is the work of the Volunteer Ministers of Wanga Parish, Uganda, says the Church of Scientology International.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Church of Scientology Denmark was packed with visitors wishing to learn more about the Scientology religion at the annual "Kulturnatten." Culture Night in Copenhagen is one of Copenhagen's most well-attended cultural events in a city renowned for its creativity, craftsmanship and culture.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla., Nov. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their disaster response in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian where recovery is far from over for many affected by the storm. The devastation they encounter is still so overwhelming that one of the volunteers describes how they have to go about helping those in areas hardest hit by the storm.
SOUTH DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Old friends and new filled the auditorium of the Church of Scientology Dublin to capacity October 14 to celebrate five years of friendship, outreach and personal and community betterment. Five years ago, the Church of Scientology and Community Centre of Dublin opened its doors.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and CLEARWATER, Fla., Oct. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their response in Southwest Florida to help those still struggling to recover from the worst storm to hit the area since 1935. When Hurricane Ian rampaged through Southwest Florida with 155 mph winds, it left devastation in its wake, killing at least 102 and creating economic havoc.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With violent crime on the rise in Los Angeles, more than 50 local businesses, nonprofits and faith-based organizations joined the LAPD in a community coalition on Faith & Blue Weekend to reclaim the streets of Hollywood with a neighborhood cleanup launched by the Hollywood Community Police Station and co-organized by the Church of Scientology.
SENIGALLIA, Italy, Sept. 29, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tragedy struck the commune of Senigallia, and local Scientologists responded immediately to help the community recover from the worst floods ever to hit the town. Ever since the eastern coast of Italy was devastated by a flash flood September 16, Scientology Volunteer Ministers have been hard at work providing help.
NEW YORK, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of the smoke and dust that engulfed lower Manhattan 21 years ago rose a humanitarian movement known for its ardent commitment to help: the Scientology Volunteer Ministers-a religious social service of the Church of Scientology.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Aug. 23, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Denmark share the Truth About Drugs, raising awareness on the danger of drugs including overdose, the subject of International Drug Overdose Awareness Day, August 31.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and TOKYO, Japan, Aug. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Destination: Scientology" takes viewers to the Land of the Rising Sun, in celebration of the anniversary of the August 8, 2015, dedication of the Church of Scientology Tokyo. Tokyo is a city of contrasts. It combines reverence for ancient traditions with a love of technology in the world's most future-forward metropolis.
HARLEM, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In honor of the anniversary of the opening of the Church of Scientology and Community Center of Harlem, go behind the scenes with 'Destination: Scientology' an original series on the Scientology Network. Harlem has always marched to its own beat - in music, art and fashion - a beat that has reverberated around the world.
MEXICO CITY, Mexico and LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Share the energy and spirit of Mexico's premier Church of Scientology as it works with the community to create an even brighter future for all. Mexico City, one of the largest metropolitan areas on Earth, combines ancient traditions, colonial influence and 21st-century cosmopolitan culture in its own unique style.
EAST GRINSTEAD, U.K., June 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Summer is a magnificent time to visit Saint Hill, L. Ron Hubbard's home in the UK. Share the beauty and history of the quaint Sussex town of East Grinstead through an episode of "Inside Scientology" on the Scientology Network.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Church of Scientology Copenhagen is celebrating its fifth anniversary in its new home in the heart of the city. Meet staff and parishioners in an episode of "Destination: Scientology" and learn what makes their city so special and how these qualities resonate with the city's Scientologists.
A Month of Community Celebrations at the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles Wraps up with Memorial Day Event
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With its purpose to serve as a home for the entire community, the Church of Scientology Los Angeles makes holidays special for local families. And May has been no exception. A Memorial Day festival Monday May 30 at the Church will round out a month of special activities.
In honor of International Day of Light, the Scientology Network features impact of light on the work of artists featured in...
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of International Day of Light, the Scientology Network features the impact of light on the work of artists featured in three episodes of the original series "Meet a Scientologist." UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, sets aside May 16 as International Day of Light.
PORTLAND, Ore., May 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- May 11 marks the ninth anniversary of the Ideal Church of Scientology of Portland. The Church invites everyone to visit - whether in person or online. The Portland Church of Scientology holds a very special place in the hearts and minds of Scientologists.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Published May 9, 1950, "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health" burst onto the scene, creating an international phenomenon that continues to this day. And it was only two years later that L. Ron Hubbard founded Scientology, the world's youngest major religion.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The heritage of Africa depends on what we do now to ensure future generations flourish and prosper says the Church of Scientology. In sub-Saharan Africa, 88 percent of children of primary and lower secondary school age (202 million) were reported as not proficient in reading.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On World Press Freedom Day May 3, the Church of Scientology emphasizes that with freedom must come responsibility. The Church of Scientology International publishes a booklet to clarify religious freedom and its ramifications in today's troubled world.
MIAMI, Fla., April 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- April 29, 2022 marks the anniversary of the dedication of the new Church of Scientology Miami by Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige. It is located at 2220 South Dixie Highway in Coconut Grove.
72 Years Ago: Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard and the Magazine Article That Inspired International Movement
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- 72 years ago, an article in Astounding Science Fiction hit the newsstands in April and set the stage for the explosive launch of "Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health," which rolled out in May.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Church of Scientology Los Angeles hosted a family fun day April 17 to make the holiday memorable for local families. L. Ron Hubbard Way was filled with music and laughter with some 5,000 guests from across Los Angeles joining parishioners and staff of the Church of Scientology for a joyful Easter celebration.
City and State Officials join Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of L. Ron Hubbard Way in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- State and city officials joined Scientologists, friends and community leaders from across Los Angeles in East Hollywood April 9 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the dedication of L. Ron Hubbard Way, named for the Founder of the Scientology religion. City and state officials who took part in the original dedication were among the crowd celebrating the milestone.
MADRID, Spain, April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from the Scientology Churches and Missions of Spain and the nonprofit Fundacion Mejora reach out to their communities with The Way to Happiness to improve the quality of life.
Voices of Humanity: If the Slave Trade Was Abolished, Why Do an Estimated 40 Million Still Live in Slavery?
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 25 was International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Churches of Scientology mark this day by raising awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. And with good reason.
How a Scientology Volunteer Minister Jan-Maarten Kruij and a Christian Priest Worked Together to Help Uganda
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- At an open house at the Church of Scientology Amsterdam earlier this month, held in commemoration of World Civil Defense Day, Volunteer Minister Jan-Maarten Kruijt introduced those attending to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program. He shared how he and a Christian priest worked together to help Uganda communities overcome challenges and increase sustainability.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- With its reputation as a hub for the entire community, the Church of Scientology of the Valley looks forward to helping neighbors turn the post-COVID new normal into "flourish and prosper." The Church of Scientology of the Valley is featured in an episode of "Destination Scientology."
TAMPA, Fla., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dedicated March 13, 2011, in honor of the birthday of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the home of the Church of Scientology Tampa is a complex known as Ybor Square. More than a treasured cultural landmark, the building evokes an entire way of life.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard once wrote, "I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days." In honor of L. Ron Hubbard's birthday, March 13, you are invited to watch a film on the Scientology Network that may very well change your life.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In honor of International Women's Day, Scientology Network is proud to present a marathon of shows featuring extraordinary women from diverse cultures and nations. First observed in 1911, International Women's Day is commemorated annually on March 8.
Photographer Christy Lee Rogers is One Reason You May Love to Immerse Yourself in the Scientology Network
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Featured this week on the Scientology Network, photographer Christy Lee Rogers creates breathtaking photographic works of art using her own unique underwater technique. In a melding of baroque aesthetic with modern technology, Rogers created her own genre.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A family and their friends decided to make Wanga Parish in Eastern Uganda a self-sustaining community with people empowered through Scientology online courses. "It all started when my Aunt Milly gave me a phone call in August last year," says Arthur Wamatsu. She introduced him to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program and its 19 online courses.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- February 11-16 is Fashion Week when the world's top designers present their new collections in New York. The Scientology Network takes viewers behind the scenes of New York's frenetic fashion industry as a master craftsman helps designers solve last-minute dilemmas.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Ecuador are working with rescue workers and cleanup crews to help the city recover. The worst downpour in nearly two decades unleashed a landslide on Quito's La Gasca and La Comuna neighborhoods January 31 to February 1.
For World Interfaith Harmony Week, Scientologists Support Human Fraternity This Week and Throughout the Year
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Churches are active and committed supporters of interfaith action and the right of all people to practice their own religious beliefs. This week is World Interfaith Harmony Week and the 2nd anniversary of International Day of Human Fraternity.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- An episode of "Voices for Humanity" on the Scientology Network documents the work of Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) and vice president of the Inglewood/South Bay chapter of NAACP.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022, Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others, with Two Great Documentary Films
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day marks the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camps where between 1.1 and 1.5 million people died, most of them Jews. But while we remember those who perished in the Holocaust, let us also honor those who put their own lives on the line to rescue thousands destined for that fate.
TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the Scientology Network invites viewers to watch an episode of "Voices for Humanity" featuring a Tampa Bay Area entrepreneur who is dedicated to saving kids from modern-day slavery.
For International Day of Education, Scientology Network Shares Help to Overcome Learning Disabilities
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 24 as International Day of Education. Among this year's goals: "unlocking the potential in every person." The episode "Help for Miami," of the "Voices for Humanity" series on the Scientology Network takes viewers inside an innovative program that is shattering the glass ceiling for those labeled with learning disabilities.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Scientology Network's Documentary Showcase marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day by airing "Big Sonia" and "Gottfried Helnwein and the Dreaming Child." The UN set aside January 27, the anniversary of the 1945 liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Scientology Network: How One Man Helps Imbue His Country of Costa Rica with a Culture of Human Rights
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In an episode of "Voices for Humanity" on the Scientology Network, Braulio Vargas exposes a hidden side of Costa Rica with an eye-opening account of the problems plaguing many of its citizens - from human trafficking to homelessness. His work is raising awareness of human rights and creating change across the nation.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- This New Year's Day, L. Ron Hubbard Way was the place to be when the Church of Scientology of Los Angeles wrapped up the holiday season by hosting its first annual Winter Street Festival. Hundreds of East Hollywood families came to share the fun.
Drug-Free World volunteers in Italy: In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Foundation for a Drug-Free World volunteers from Scientology Churches and Missions across Italy provide fact-based drug education to help stem the damage caused by drug abuse and addiction.
Starting the Year Right With a Book to Help Bring Happiness: watch book-on-film on the Scientology Network
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Avoid the pitfalls that can derail those New Year's resolutions by adopting the common-sense moral code contained in "The Way to Happiness." Watch "The Way to Happiness" book-on-film on the Scientology Network.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A popular holiday celebration dating to 16th century Mexico graced the streets of East Hollywood for the first time this year. The music and traditional costumes of Oaxaca transformed L. Ron Hubbard Way in East Hollywood in a procession that was a melding of two cultures.
MAYFIELD, Ky., Dec. 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers came from across the country to help a town destroyed by the 10 December tornado celebrate the holiday. Santa, who drove to Mayfield from the Church of Scientology of Nashville, was not prepared for the kind of reactions he got.
MAYFIELD, Ky., Dec. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Scientology Volunteer Ministers headquarters in Los Angeles encourages trained Volunteer Ministers to respond to one of the most devastating U.S. tornado outbreaks on record. Entire towns were all but wiped off the map leaving thousands homeless.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As 100,000 lights mark another holiday season and transform Saint Hill Castle and grounds into an enchanted kingdom, the Church of Scientology invites one and all to experience the magic of Saint hill in an episode of "Inside Scientology" on the Scientology Network.
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