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Dec 17, 2008
Will Smith Gives $1.3 Million to Charities — FOX News
Type: Press
Author(s): Roger Friedman
Source: FOX News
Just-released tax returns for movie star Will Smith’s charitable foundation show he and wife, Jada, gave $1.3 million in donations last year to a variety of religious, civic and arts groups. Smith’s biggest single contribution was, as usual, Yesha Ministries of Philadelphia. He gave the born-again Christian based organization run by Reverend James Robinson a whopping $250,000. That’s a hefty raise from the $140,000 he gave them the previous year. Another $200,000 went to a Christian ministry outside Los Angeles called ...
Dec 4, 2008
Guard who killed sword-wielder at Scientology center won't face charges — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Harriet Ryan
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
A security guard who shot and killed a man wielding samurai swords on the grounds of a Scientology facility in Hollywood will not face criminal charges, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. The decision by prosecutors was in line with the conclusion of Los Angeles police detectives, who determined that the guard, a 64-year-old retired Seal Beach police officer, acted in defense of himself and other guards at the church's Celebrity Centre. A former Scientologist, Mario Majorski, 48, ...
Nov 25, 2008
A Scientology center's guard kills an Oregon man // The ex-Florence resident's record includes probation, jail time — The Oregonian (Portland)
Type: Press
Author(s): Lori Tobias
Source: The Oregonian (Portland)
A man shot and killed Sunday in front of a Scientology building in Los Angeles was a Florence resident who was on probation for stalking a Lane County judge. Also, he recently had served time in a Florence jail for threatening a tow truck driver. A security guard shot Mario Majorski, 48, after Majorski threatened guests and another security guard with samurai swords at the Scientology Celebrity Centre in Hollywood, Los Angeles police said. Majorski, who had numerous addresses in Los ...
Nov 25, 2008
Man killed at Hollywood Scientology center had made prior threats, police say — Los Angeles Times (California)
Type: Press
Author(s): Harriet Ryan, James Wagner
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
When he was a UCLA student 15 years ago, Mario Majorski was a committed enough Scientologist that he helped file a federal lawsuit against a professor who called the church a cult. On Sunday, Majorski stormed the church's Celebrity Centre in Hollywood with a sword in each hand. He was shot dead by a security guard who police say had every reason to fear for his life and the lives of hundreds of others gathered on the property. The reasons for ...
Nov 25, 2008
Scientology intruder had been in Lane jail — Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Winston Ross
Source: Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
The representative, Doug Bushwar, told police he arrived with a can of gas and found [Mario Jay Majorski] standing on the passenger side of his Toyota pickup, which had its flashers on. Behind the truck, there were "small kids' toys lined up in a row on the street," Bushwar told the officer. "He thought this looked very strange," the report said. When Bushwar approached, Majorski became upset and agitated, according to the report, yelling at Bushwar to stay where he was, ...
Nov 24, 2008
Guard fatally shoots man armed with swords at Scientology building — Los Angeles Times (California)
Nov 24, 2008
Swordsman slain at Scientology center was from out of state, L.A. investigators say — Los Angeles Times (California)
Nov 23, 2008
Man With Sword Fatally Shot At Scientology Center — KCAL 9 (California)
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Type: TV
Source: KCAL 9 (California)
HOLLYWOOD (AP) ? Los Angeles police said a security guard at a Scientology building shot and killed a sword-wielding man Sunday. Detective Wendi Berndt said Monday that 48-year-old Mario Majorski of Oregon was shot once as he tried to attack guests with a pair of samurai swords. A Scientology spokesman said Majorski had been a Scientologist in the early 1990s but appeared to have left the church about 15 years ago. Berndt said Majorski was known to the security guards and ...
Nov 23, 2008
Man with sword killed by Scientology guard — ABC 7 (California)
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Nov 6, 2008
Finger pointing begins in California’s Proposition 8 Ban, Scientology gets thrown in the mix — Glosslip
Type: Blog
Author(s): Dawn Olsen
Source: Glosslip
[Embedded video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sJucvqh0Q8.] For all that we achieved on the road to equality with Tuesday's election results, some bigotry remains unaddressed. There were several anti-gay marriage measures on ballots across the country for Americans to decide on, but none as polarizing as that of California's Proposition 8, which sought to reverse a previous ruling allowing gay marriage in that state. While state officials are still counting the votes, it would seem that the ban on gay marriage has passed, and also ...
Nov 3, 2008
I'd have killed for Cruise cult — The Sun (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): David Lowe
Source: The Sun (UK)
A TOP Scientologist who escaped the cult has given the most explosive insight yet into the shady "celebrity religion". A-list followers including Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta believe their faith is the secret of their success. But for John Duignan it cost him everything and everyone he held dear after he become a leading figure in the church's British branch. John says he was so brainwashed that he would have killed for Scientology. And he claims another member was ...
Sep 9, 2008
Church of Scientology faces fraud trial in France — The Guardian (UK)
Sep 8, 2008
Scientologists charged with fraud in France: source — Reuters
Type: Press
Source: Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - A French judge has ordered two branches of the Church of Scientology and seven of its leaders to stand trial for fraud, a judicial source said on Monday. The case is the latest in a series of legal battles that have pitted the French judicial system against the Scientologists, who are viewed by the authorities as a sect. The latest suit centers on a complaint made in 1998 by a woman who said she was enrolled into the ...
Sep 8, 2008
Scientology faces French trial for fraud, prescribing drugs: source — Google News
Type: Press
Source: Google News
PARIS (AFP) - The Church of Scientology is to be tried for fraud, and seven of its members for illegally prescribing drugs, legal sources said Monday, in the latest clash between French officials and the controversial religion. The charges stem from a case taken by a woman who said she paid the church more than 20,000 euros (28,000 dollars) for lessons, books, drugs and an "electrometer," a device which the church says can measure a person's mental state. She allegedly made ...
Aug 17, 2008
Isaac Hayes…The US mega star with Ghanaian royal blood — Modern Ghana
Type: Press
Source: Modern Ghana
The news of the sudden death of Isaac Hayes was shocking to many Ghanaians all over the world. The legendary Grammy and Oscar winning US mega musician and entertainer is also known in Ghana as Nene Katey Ocansey I, Nkosuoehne (Chief for Development) of the Ada Traditional Area and a beloved member of the Ocansey Royal Family. He co-founded the Nene Katey Ocansey I Learning and Technology (NekoTech) Center of Excellence in Ada, Ghana, with Princess Asie Ocansey of Ada. They ...
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