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Dec 21, 1978 2 clerics back Scientology — The West Australian
Oct 18, 1978 Churches and Churchmen: Derided church now accepted — Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
Sep 19, 1978 Making his own pace — Chadstone Progress (Australia)
Aug 27, 1978 Scientology: A long trail of controversy — Los Angeles Times (California) More: link
Los Angeles Times (California)
On May 14, 1951,
Lafayette Ronald Hubbard
wrote to the U.S. attorney general to plead for help in fending off a Communist conspiracy, dedicated, he averred, to destroying him. "When, when, when," he wrote, "will we have a roundup?" Rambling through
seven single-spaced typewritten pages
, the letter was, to all appearances, the heartfelt cry of a troubled man. A successful science fiction writer in the 1940s, L. Ron Hubbard, as he signed himself, had gone on to bigger things. ...
Aug 19, 1978 Scientologists to have first ACT service — Canberra Times (Australia)
Canberra Times (Australia)
The Church of Scientology, the invention of science fiction writer Ron Hubbard which has caused an unholy uproar around the world in the past, will hold a Canberra inaugural service at Red Hill tomorrow. The Church, established in 1953 by Mr Hubbard after his book 'Dienetics', published in 1950, attracted world-wide interest in the principles of Scientology. More than five million people in 54 countries are understood to have gone through the Scientology processing, a full course of which can cost ...
Jul 28, 1978 Scientologists take public offensive // Public offensive tack taken by Scientologists // Church says indictments near — Washington Post More: link
Timothy S. Robinson
The church of Scientology held an unusual press reception yesterday to introduce two of its top officials who the church says will be indicted for alleged crimes against the government. Standing around fruit punch, soft drinks, cookies and open-faced sandwiches, church lawyer Philip J. Hirschkop told assembled reporters that the predicted indictments are part of a government effort "to break the back" of the church. Hirschkop said that a total of 12 church members - including Mary Sue Hubbard, wife of ...
Jun 25, 1977 Sounding out Scientology — The Advertiser (Australia)
The Advertiser (Australia)
Thirteen years after the Victorian Government banned Scientology - branding its founder Lafayette Ron Hubbard a "fraud" - the Church of Scientology is planning a special "commemoration." Melbourne has been chosen for the 1978 international conference on Scientology - the first held in Australia. Mr. David Gaiman, world spokesman for the movement, said the choice was "fitting." He said: "There's a certain dramatic licence in holding the conference in Melbourne. It would mark the end of a cycle." Scientologists, whose annual ...
May 20, 1977 Scientology E-meter back at $20 an hour — The Age (Australia)
May 20, 1977 The return of the scientologists — The Age (Australia)
May 19, 1977 Scientology big: Claim — The Herald (Australia)
The Herald (Australia)
By Herald reporter Geoff Easdown who was tested today by Mrs Elaine Allen, Victoria's first registered minister of the Church of Scientology. Scientology is operating in a bigger way than before it was banned in 1965, its first officially recognised minister in Victoria claimed today. Controversial files are still kept on those who seek counselling from its ministers. The controversial E-meter is again in use. At the Church of Scientology, 724 Inkerman Rd., Caulfield, I was given an E-meter test today ... May 19, 1977 State says yes to Scientology minister — The Age (Australia)
The Age (Australia)
Mrs. Elaine Allen, a former Sunday School teacher, has become Victoria's first registered Minister of the Church of Scientology. The State Government has relaxed its stand on the movement, outlawed 12 years ago after an inquiry described it as perverted, debased, ill-founded and harmful. The Chief Secretary, Mr. Dickie, last night confirmed that Mrs. Allen, of Balwyn, had been recognised as a minister of religion. But he said the Psychological Practices Act of 1965, under which the movement was outlawed, still ...
Dec 22, 1976 Film show for patients — The Heidelberger (Australia)
Jul 21, 1976 A Questionable Religion — Catalyst (Australia)
May 30, 1976 26 years of Scientology — Boston Globe More: link
Boston Globe "What is true for you is what you have observed yourself. And when you lose that you have lost everything. Nothing in Dianetics and Scientology is true for you unless you have observed it and it is true according to your observation. That is all. Our aims are a civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights and where Man is free to rise to greater heights." L. Ron Hubbard ... Mar 24, 1976 Three Scientology critics barred from public lecture — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Mar 20, 1976 Church says reporter infiltrated its mission — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
Infiltrate from 1-B Mar 20, 1976 [Details about Scientology as a religion in Australia] — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Mar 16, 1976 Scientology / Scientology's founding father (third in a series) — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
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