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Church of Scientology International (CSI), the mother church of the Scientology religion, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. CSI oversees the ecclesiastical activities of all Scientology Churches, organizations and groups world over and ensures that individual Churches receive guidance in their ministries. CSI also provides the broad planning and direction needed to support the Church’s international growth.

Through CSI’s ecclesiastical management activities, Scientology Churches receive guidance in applying the Scientology scripture both technically and administratively. In addition to providing planning, direction and general support to Churches in the ecclesiastical hierarchy, CSI also provides specialized programs for staff on Scientology Administrative Technology. This training is conducted at the International Training Organization at CSI’s headquarters in Los Angeles.

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European Court of Human Rights Affirms Freedom of Religion or Belief of Russian Scientologist

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 Scientology Network in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Scientology Network - Destination Miami

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Scientology Network Shares Solutions on International Day of Peace

COS - International Day of Peace

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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: 9/11 Inspired an Unshakable Commitment to Serve

800 Volunteer Ministers from across the U.S. and abroad served at Ground Zero

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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

Scientology Volunteer Ministers at Ground Zero New York in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 Information on International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help Turn the Tide on Overdose Awareness Day

Truth About Drugs initiative at Times Square

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

On World Humanitarian Day, Scientology Salutes Those Who Help in Times of Need

South African Scientology Volunteer Ministers work with local fire departments

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Extending the Broad Reach of Scientology-Sponsored Humanitarian Initiatives

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Churches of Scientology Promote Community Partnership on National Night Out

National Night Out event at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

For World Friendship Day, the Church of Scientology Shares the Key to Lasting Relationships

Scientology Churches hold open house events and forums

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 29, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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, Scientology Churches Honor Madiba’s Legacy

Scientology Volunteer Ministers of South Africa have provided more than 1.1 million hours of service

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.”

Free Online Scientology Courses in 18 Languages Can Help Mentors Equip Youth for Success

UN World Youth Skills Day - the Church of Scientology International

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 Freedom and the Founding of the Church of Scientology in the Nation’s Capital July 4, 1955

Founding Church of Scientology, Washington, D.C.

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Why the Church of Scientology and Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

Scientologists Support Drug Prevention

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

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

Scientology Volunteer Ministers honored

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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: Help to an Island in Need

Scientology Volunteer Ministers distribute urgently needed supplies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Bridge Publications, Publisher of the Works of Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, Wins Manufacturing Leadership Award

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Manufacturing Leadership Council of the National Association of Manufacturers presented Bridge Publications Inc., publisher of the nonfiction works of author and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, with their coveted ML100 Award at a Virtual Awards Gala to honor manufacturing excellence, announced the Church of Scientology International today.

‘Restore Our Earth’ is the Theme of Earth Day 2021 and the Passion and Way of Life of Scientologist Peter Vajda

Scientologist Peter Vajda

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientology Network’s “Meet a Scientologist” television series celebrates the work of agricultural engineer Peter Vajda, the Church of Scientology International announced today. For Vajda, this year’s Earth Day theme, “Restore Our Earth,” is a passion and way of life as it focuses attention on regenerating the world’s ecosystems through natural processes, emerging green technologies and innovative thinking.