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Scientology Disaster Response Team Helps Quito Dig Out After Devastating Landslide

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Scientologists Support Human Fraternity This Week and Throughout the Year

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Shincheonji Church Holds Press Conference for America Viewers to Address New Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 Los Angeles Launches a Massive Drug Prevention Campaign

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Scientology Network Reveals Psychiatry’s Abuse of the African-American Community

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 3, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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 Let Us Honor Those Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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. Scientology Network’s “Documentary Showcase” features two films that pay tribute to unsung heroes who saved thousands from dying in Nazi death camps.

How One Man is Helping Youth Avoid the Tragedy of Human Trafficking

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.

Scientology Network: Two Films in Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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 with a Culture of Human Rights

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Church of Scientology Kicked off the New Year with a Winter Street Fair

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

In the Fight Against Drugs, Education is the Most Effective Weapon

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS 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.

A Holiday Celebration at the Church of Scientology Honoring the Diversity of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Scientology Volunteer Ministers Share What It Was Like to Help in Mayfield on Christmas Day

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.

Enjoy the Music of the Holiday on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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: Help to Victims in Towns Destroyed by Last Week’s Tornadoes

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.

Share the Joy: The Holidays Have Arrived at Scientology Headquarters in the UK

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and GRINSTEAD, U.K., Dec. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS 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.

Join the Magical Holiday Season: It’s all Happening in Clearwater – for the 28th Year

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.”

Celebrate Human Rights Day as The Scientology Network Features Human Rights Heroes

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

For Human Rights Day, Learn of a Human Rights Advocate That Helped Topple a Repressive West African Dictatorship

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

On Human Rights Day, the Spotlight is on Mexico on the Scientology Network

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “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 and the Role of Education in Achieving Rights for All

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Church of Scientology Reaches Out to Help End the Drug Overdose Crisis

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Join the Church of Scientology in Celebrating World Television Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

How the Need to Reach Youth with the Truth About Drugs Inspires a Movement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

Bullying Prevention Month: Tackling Bullying is a Matter of Life and Death

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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 giving away 1,500 pounds of cannabis to boost membership (where legal)

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.

America’s First Church of Crypto Currency – Temple 420 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “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.

Temple 420, cannabis sanctuary, censored on social media after Joe Rogan posts Freedom speech to Twitter

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 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.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.