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Church of Scientology Helps Nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- In the heart of Hollywood, the Church of Scientology Los Angeles joined forces with local nonprofit Strike Out Against Drugs in a musical tribute to drug-free living. Visitors to the Hollywood Walk of Fame on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking were treated to a different kind of rock concert this year.

Drug Prevention Cyclists Race to Reach Youth with the Truth About Drugs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- After a two-year hiatus because of COVID, athletes are once more sprinting through the Czech Republic to reach youth with the truth about drugs. Founder Vlastimil Špalek and his team of drug-prevention activists are featured in an episode of "Voices for Humanity" on the Scientology Network.

ULACD Makes College Basketball History

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) basketball team, led by one of California's most successful high school and college coaches, Michael Miller, posted the second-best record in the nation of any four-year college over the last four years.

5 Actions That Can Save Lives from Drug Overdose

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Scientology Churches provide tools anyone can use to help in the face of the drug overdose crisis. In honor of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, learn and use these tools and help turn the tide on the drug overdose crisis.

Help End the Drug Abuse Crisis: Learn How on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The United Nations set aside June 26 as International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking "to promote action and cooperation toward the goal of an international society free of drug abuse." And at no time has it been more urgent to do so. The Scientology Network marks the day by focusing on humanitarians who are working to end the drug abuse crisis in towns and cities across the world.

Scientology Churches Across the Globe Support Drug Prevention as World Drug Day 2022 Approaches

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- With International Day Against Drug Abuse and Human Trafficking one week away, Scientology Churches across the world rededicate themselves to handling "the other pandemic" - drug abuse and addiction.

Scientology Network Features ‘Big Sonia,’ the Inspiring Story of a Holocaust Survivor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Scientology Network's "Documentary Showcase" presents the award-winning documentary "Big Sonia" Friday June 17, at 8:30 p.m. PT. Documentary Showcase is the weekly series providing a platform for independent filmmakers to share their work on important social, cultural and environmental issues.

This Summer, Walk in L. Ron Hubbard’s Footsteps with ‘Inside Scientology: Saint Hill’

EAST GRINSTEAD, U.K. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Join the Church of Scientology in Celebrating the Anniversary of the Freewinds

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Each June, Scientologists celebrate the Maiden Voyage of the Freewinds, a ship powered by the purpose: to help create a better world. The Freewinds is a religious retreat that serves Scientologists as the pinnacle of their journey to total spiritual freedom.

World Environment Day: Scientologists Say Sustainability Depends on All of Us

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- With its 2022 motto "Only One Earth," World Environment Day organizers recognize that sustainability depends on individual choices. Scientology Churches mark the 50th anniversary of World Environment Day June 5 by emphasizing personal accountability as the key to safeguarding the environment.

Scientology Initiative to Help Educators Empower Their Students

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Seminars for hundreds of educators hosted by the Scientology headquarters in South Africa over the past two months launched an initiative to tackle a crisis affecting the country and the entire continent. As UNESCO observed Africa Week May 22-25, officials at the Education World Forum 2022 in London brought home the urgency of reversing the educational crisis affecting the continent.

Join the Church of Scientology in a Celebration of the Magic of Copenhagen

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Join Three Scientologists Whose Work Is a Celebration of Light

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Church of Scientology Portland Celebrates its History and its Future

PORTLAND, Ore. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Scientology Churches Around the World Celebrate the Anniversary of Dianetics Today

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Church of Scientology Celebrates African World Heritage Day by Honoring Changemakers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

On World Press Freedom Day: The Importance of Responsible Coverage of Religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Join the Church of Scientology Miami as it Celebrates the Fifth Anniversary in its New Home

MIAMI, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard and the Magazine Article That Inspired an International Movement

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

For Earth Day, the Church of Scientology Shares the Work of an Ecological Visionary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- An episode of Meet a Scientologist on the Scientology Network documents how Peter Vajda is preserving the Earth's resources by salvaging barren farmland. Each year on April 22, Earth Day raises awareness of the importance of safeguarding the environment.

Church of Scientology Festival: Fun for Thousands This Easter in East Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Drug Prevention Volunteers Say Truth is the Best Answer to Dangerous New Drugs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Scientology Churches promoted drug education on World Health Day April 7, with seminars, presentations and drug education distribution events to prevent drug abuse and overdose deaths. With a powerful new synthetic opioid known as ISO (isotonitazene) leaving disaster in its wake, the need for effective drug education and prevention has never been greater than now.

Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of L. Ron Hubbard Way in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

How a Scientology Volunteer Minister from Nepal Brought Help to His Nation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Seven years ago this month, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal. A Scientology Volunteer Minister led rescue workers, Scouts and volunteers who arrived from across the world on a mission to save lives. Sharma acted as interpreter for Los Topos, the famous Mexican search and rescue team.

Happiness Is Something Worth Sharing Says Madrid-Based Scientology Foundation

MADRID, Spain /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

If the Slave Trade Was Abolished, Why Do an Estimated 40 Million Still Live in Slavery?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 and a Christian Priest Worked Together to Help Uganda

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Church of Scientology of the Valley Celebrates its 5th Anniversary in its New Home

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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."

This Sunday, Join the Scientology Network for International Day of Happiness

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The United Nations created International Day of Happiness, March 20, because happiness is a fundamental human goal. But is there something that can help transform the desire for happiness into its accomplishment?

Church of Scientology Tampa Brings the Best of Today and the Past Together Under One Roof

TAMPA, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Celebrating L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday and the 70th Anniversary of the Scientology Religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Millions across the globe celebrate March 13, L. Ron Hubbard's birthday, to honor the man who has touched their lives in countless ways. This year marks the 70th anniversary of Scientology, the world's youngest major religion, adding another dimension to the celebration.

Celebrate L. Ron Hubbard’s Birthday by Doing Something Special for You

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Fearless Women Are Focus of Scientology Network’s International Women’s Day Marathon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

One Reason You May Love to Immerse Yourself in the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.