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World Press Freedom Day 2022: The Importance of Responsible Coverage of Religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

The Church of Scientology Miami Celebrates Fifth Anniversary at its New Location

MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

L. Ron Hubbard and the Magazine Article 72 Years Ago That Inspired International Mental Health Movement

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Meet a Scientologist on the Scientology Network documents how Peter Vajda is preserving the Earth’s resources by salvaging barren farmland

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 L.A. Easter Festival 2022: Fun for Thousands in East Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Dangerous New Drugs in 2022: Foundation for a Drug-Free World Volunteers Say Truth is the Best Answer

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

25th anniversary of the dedication of L. Ron Hubbard Way, named for the Founder of the Scientology religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Voices for Humanity: How a Scientology Volunteer Minister from Nepal Brought Help to His Nation

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Madrid-Based Scientology Foundation says Day of Happiness Is Something Worth Sharing

MADRID, Spain /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Churches of Scientology ask: If the Slave Trade Was Abolished, Why Do an Estimated 40 Million Still Live in Slavery?

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Christian priest and Scientology Volunteer Minister worked together to help Uganda communities increase sustainability

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 Tampa Florida Brings the Best of Today and the Past Together Under One Roof in 2022

TAMPA, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

2022 marks the 70th anniversary of Scientology, the world’s youngest major religion

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

In honor of L. Ron Hubbard’s birthday, March 13, you are invited to watch a film on the Scientology Network that...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 The Scientology Network’s International Women’s Day 2022 Marathon

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Art photographer Christy Lee Rogers featured on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Wanga Parish in Eastern Uganda Adopts the Scientology Tools for Life to Help People Thrive

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Meet a Scientologist: George Kalajian – Share the Excitement of NY Fashion Week

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Ecuador are working with rescue workers and cleanup crews to help the city recover

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

2nd anniversary of International Day of Human Fraternity: Scientologists Support Human Fraternity This Week and Throughout the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Virtual ‘Shincheonji Americas Press Conference’ held in response to growing interest of pastors and religious communities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Last weekend, Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ) hosted a virtual "Shincheonji Americas Press Conference" as a response to the growing interest of pastors and religious communities regarding their recently successful seminars. For the past few months, Shincheonji Church has produced Bible seminars surrounding the book of Revelation titled, "The Testimony on the Prophecy and Fulfillment of Revelation."

Church of Scientology of L.A. Launches a Massive 2022 Drug Prevention Campaign

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With overdose deaths spiking in Los Angeles County during the pandemic, Foundation for a Drug-Free World volunteers mobilize from the Church of Scientology Los Angeles to reach out with a drug education and prevention drive.

Rev. Fred Shaw, international spokesperson for Citizens Commission on Human Rights, featured on VOICES FOR HUMANITY

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Voices for Humanity features a Tampa Bay Area entrepreneur who is dedicated to saving kids from modern-day slavery

TAMPA, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

On Holocaust Remembrance Day 2022 Documentary Films Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

HELP Miami: Scientology Network Shares Help to Overcome Learning Disabilities For International Day of Education

MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Two Films in Honor of 2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day featured on Scientology Network Documentary Showcase

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 Braulio Vargas Helps Imbue His Country with a Culture of Human Rights in Costa Rica

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Church of Scientology L.A. Kicked off the New Year 2022 with a Winter Street Fair on L. Ron Hubbard Way

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

The Way to Happiness: Starting the New Year 2022 Right With a Book

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon says Foundation for a Drug-Free World

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

La Posada 2021: Holiday Celebration at the Church of Scientology Honoring the Diversity of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Santa Cheers Tornado Survivors: Scientology Volunteer Ministers Share What It Was Like to Help in Mayfield on Christmas Day

MAYFIELD, Ky. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Enjoy the Music of the Holidays for 2021 on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology wishes everyone happy holidays with a series of classic Christmas songs performed by award-winning artists. Holiday favorites - an eclectic mix of genres, from pop to jazz, rock 'n roll to swing, and Latin, soul and classical music.

Scientology Disaster Response in Kentucky: Help to Victims in Towns Destroyed by Last Week’s Tornadoes

MAYFIELD, Ky. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

100,000 lights mark another holiday season: Holidays Have Arrived at Scientology HQ in the UK

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Winter Wonderland has returned to downtown Clearwater for 2021, complete with Santa, rides, elves, and best of all, SNOW

CLEARWATER, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Winter Wonderland has returned to downtown Clearwater, complete with Santa, rides, elves, and best of all, SNOW. The Church of Scientology invites visitors, no matter how far away, to experience the joy of the season on the Scientology Network with an episode on the woman who makes it all possible year after year in "Meet a Scientologist Pam Ryan-Anderson."

Human Rights Heroes: Celebrate Human Rights Day as The Scientology Network Features Youth for Human Rights Colombia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- In celebration of Human Rights Day 2021, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of brother and sister team Sandra and Felipe Poveda who inspired a culture of human rights in one of the most violent regions on Earth. Their story unfolds on "Voices for Humanity," featured on the Scientology Network.

Human Rights Day 2021: Learn of Nfamara Jawneh who Helped Topple a Repressive West African Dictatorship

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology International shares the story of how Nfamara Jawneh and his nonprofit Equality for All ("Beakangyan" in the local language) helped end two decades of tyranny by raising awareness of human rights. His story is featured in an episode of Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network.

Spotlight is on Mexico on the Scientology Network for Human Rights Day 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "Equality," the theme for Human Rights Day 2021, is a goal that informs the work of Youth for Human Rights Mexico President Raúl Arias and his team of activists. The Church of Scientology International shares his episode of Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network in honor of the 73rd anniversary of United Nations adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Human Rights Day 2021: Scientology International shares the work of human rights activists featured on ‘Voices for Humanity’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As Human Rights Day 2021 approaches, the Church of Scientology International shares the work of human rights activists featured on the Scientology Network. Mary Shuttleworth, featured in an episode of "Voices for Humanity," founded Youth for Human Rights International in 2001.

The Truth About Drugs in 2021: Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help End the Drug Overdose Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Just last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced more than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the United States during the 12-month period ending April 2021. The Church of Scientology International urges concerned parents, educators and community leaders to take action against the "other pandemic" with drug education and prevention.

2021 World Television Day: Join the Church of Scientology in Celebrating

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Curious about Scientology? Set aside November 21, World Television Day, to explore the Scientology Network, learn about the world's youngest major religion and answer the question 'What is Scientology?' for yourself.

This year’s UN World Drug Report emphasizes the urgency of reaching youth with the truth about drugs

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Misinformation and ignorance open the door to abuse and addiction according to the United Nations World Drug Report. A drug prevention champion featured on Voices for Humanity on the Scientology Network safeguards youth of the Czech Republic with the Truth About Drugs, an initiative supported by Scientologists and the Church of Scientology International.

Tackling Bullying is a Matter of Life and Death For Rock for Human Rights Band

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Bullying is a serious, often life-threatening issue. For Bullying Prevention Month, the Church of Scientology International shares the story of a humanitarian who found a simple way to change the culture of bullying to one of compassion. Rock for Human Rights (R4HR) launched its "30 Days-30 Rights" human rights school concert tour across America.

America’s Crypto Church, Temple420.org, ‘giving away’ 1,500 lbs. of cannabis HEMP to boost membership (where legal)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- This isn't your normal church bake sale, more like "Baked Sale." Temple420.org tries a unique membership drive method. Hoping that people would gravitate towards their message of hope in the End Times and join the organization less than 100 people subscribed to their YouTube channel. The for-profit church has yet to sell many NFTs as hoped. Now, they are trying gifting cannabis to new members.

Temple420.org in L.A. Offers NFTs as America’s ‘First Church of Crypto Currency’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "I think it is the church's job to look out for our follower's spiritual and financial well-being during this challenging time of global upheaval and Let's Go Brandon! Temple 420 shares what we sincerely think and hopefully, the lives of people who listen to us are better for it," says Temple 420 founder Craig X Rubin.

Temple420.org, a cannabis sanctuary in L.A., claims censorship on social media after Joe Rogan posts Freedom speech to Twitter

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The only known church Joe Rogan attended as an adult suddenly experienced censorship after he posted a Freedom video to Twitter. "Joe was at the physical Temple twice before attending the very first service with Eddie Bravo and Kevin Booth," said founder Craig X Rubin. "Having only 23 followers on YouTube we didn't expect to be censored. We're not sure if it has something to do with us mentioning Joe, or just a sign of the times."

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has once again affirmed the rights of Scientologists in Russia

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has once again affirmed the rights of Scientologists in Russia to practice their religion based on Article 9 of the ECHR Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, announced the Church of Scientology International.

Join the Church of Scientology International in honoring America’s Latinx and Hispanic culture, beginning with Destination Scientology

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually September 15-October 15 to honor the history, culture and contribution of American citizens and residents whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. And what better way to do so than with a visit to the Scientology Network on DIRECTV Channel 320, streaming on Scientology.tv, mobile apps and via the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.

On 2021 International Day of Peace, Scientology Network Shares Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On International Day of Peace, September 21, a full day of programming on the Scientology Network showcases solutions to create a more peaceful world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights calls on those who cherish freedom to "strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms."

Scientology Volunteer Ministers on 9/11 20 Years Ago Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The sheer scope and inhumanity of the World Trade Center attack united Scientologists around the world to do everything in their power to create a better world, beginning that very day with New York Scientologists in their signature bright yellow Volunteer Ministers T-shirts immediately heading downtown.

Church of Scientology International Honors Those Who Served After the 9/11 Terror Attacks on 20th Anniversary

NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York. The Church of Scientology International honors the rescue workers and the Scientology Volunteer Ministers who served them. The unsung heroes who responded to the attacks at Ground Zero 20 years ago on September 11 brought hope and renewed belief at a time when an affirmation of the basic goodness of Mankind was sorely needed.

Scientology Network Shares Vital Wellness Information on 2021 International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- On International Overdose Awareness Day, a full day of drug-prevention programming on the Scientology Network provides solutions at the grassroots level. The Church of Scientology International invites parents, educators and civic and community leaders wishing to make a difference about the drug overdose crisis to see how leaders in the field of drug prevention are making an impact on this urgent issue.

Overdose Awareness Day: Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help Turn the Tide in 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- With the CDC reporting overdose deaths up 30 percent in 2020, the Church of Scientology International reaches out with vital information anyone may use to take effective action at home and in their communities. Effective drug education is more urgent now than ever. Because the best time to end drug abuse is before it begins.

World Humanitarian Day 2021: Scientology Salutes Those Who Help in Times of Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- World Humanitarian Day, August 19, "recognizes the efforts of aid workers who put their lives on the line to help affected people during times of global crisis." With the number and severity of natural disasters escalating and a pandemic that continues to surge, World Humanitarian Day takes on entirely new dimensions. The Church of Scientology International extends thanks to numerous orgs.

Scientology-Sponsored Humanitarian Initiatives Supported by its Distribution Center

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology has long sponsored programs for the betterment of their communities and the world at large. These focus on eradicating social ills: from drug abuse and addiction to rampant violation of human rights and the lack of a moral compass that breeds corruption and crime.

Los Angeles Church of Scientology Promotes Community Partnership on National Night Out 2021

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Scientologists across America took a stand against drug abuse and crime August 3 by joining local law enforcement and nonprofit organizations to make National Night Out 2021 special for their communities. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and raises awareness about crime and drug prevention.

UN International Day of Friendship: Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Church of Scientology International extends an invitation to people of goodwill to join Scientology Churches and Missions in support of International Day of Friendship, a United Nations initiative that promotes "friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals" and seeks to "inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities."

On Mandela Day 2021, Worldwide Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Protecting the most basic human right of all, the right to life, South Africa's Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue to serve Mandela's beloved country. Mandela Day commemorates the birthday of Nelson Mandela "in recognition of the former South African President's contribution to the culture of peace and freedom."

2021 UN World Youth Skills Day: Free Online Courses in 18 Languages Can Help Mentors Equip Youth for Success

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For UN World Youth Skills Day, celebrated July 15, the Church of Scientology International provides skills training resources for mentors, nonprofits and community programs to help youth improve their ability to learn new skills and survive in today's competitive and challenging world. These are available free of charge on the Scientology website at Scientology.org/courses.

Celebrating Founding of the Church of Scientology in Washington DC July 4, 1955

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Established July 4, by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, the Founding Church of Scientology in Washington, D.C., holds a unique place in the history of the Scientology religion. It was inaugurated blocks from the White House and served as the first fully formed center of Scientology training and religious counseling.

International Day Against Drug Abuse: Why the Church of Scientology Supports Drug Prevention

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- This weekend on International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and throughout the year, the Church of Scientology International and Scientologists help youth make the self-determined decision to live drug-free. Why? Because drug prevention works. And it saves young lives.

Mexico Scientology Volunteer Ministers Honored for Help at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Mexico Scientologists and their families were honored for their service to Catholic church officials and parishioners with a special Mass at the Iglesia Santa Maria de Guadalupe Capuchinas, part of the complex of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Deliver Help and Supplies to an Island in Need

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- For 16 days, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers from Florida, arranged by the Freewinds, the Church of Scientology religious retreat, came to the aid of the people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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