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21 October 2007
Scientology Volunteer Ministers Eastern European Goodwill Tour Brings Disaster Preparedness to Craiova, Romania

Category: VM

In 2006, Romania was devastated by one of the worst flood seasons in the history of the country. And although there was no loss of life, so many Romanians were affected that it brought home the importance of having well trained emergency response personnel in place. Which explains why officials, community groups and the general public have been so interested in the disaster relief training program provided by the Scientology Volunteer Ministers Eastern European Goodwill Tour.

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17 September 2007
Scientology Volunteer Ministers in Peru

Category: VM

Since a magnitude 8 earthquake rocked Peru, a team of Scientology Volunteer Ministers continues its work to help the survivors.

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24 August 2007
Scientology Disaster Relief Team Calls for Volunteers to Help

Category: VM

With today's announcement that the search for more survivors from last week's Peruvian earthquake has ended, efforts are now concentrated on bringing help to the more than 100,000 left homeless. The Scientology Disaster Relief Team, headquartered in the City of Pisco, Peru, is mobilizing volunteers from around the world and will train anyone who wants to help in the relief effort.

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19 July 2007
Cuddalore District Government Acknowledges the Work of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers

Category: VM

Cuddalore is not only the fastest growing industrial area in the Southern India state of Tamil Nadu, it is also home to the most popular resorts of the region. But in December 2004 its magnificent beaches lay in ruins after the Indian Ocean Tsunami decimated the entire area.

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20 June 2007
The L. Ron Hubbard House at Camelback in Phoenix Wins 2007 Arizona Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Award

Category: General

The Friends of L. Ron Hubbard Foundation and the Church of Scientology International received the Arizona Governor's Heritage Preservation Award this week for the painstaking restoration they did of the house where L. Ron Hubbard lived from 1952 to 1955 in Phoenix, Arizona. Presented by Mr. Vince Murray, President of the Arizona Preservation Foundation, the award recognizes people, organizations, and projects that represent outstanding achievements in preserving Arizona's historic and prehistoric resources.

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11 June 2007
Saluting the Drug-Free Hungary Marathon 2007

Category: Anti-Drug

For most runners, the marathon is the longest run they will ever attempt. But the Marathon for a Drug-Free Hungary team will probably never look upon a mere marathon as a challenge again, after completing their 7-week-long annual trans-Hungarian run, to promote drug free living and bring the truth about drugs to the youth of their country.

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8 May 2007
57 Years After Its First Publication, Excitement over Dianetics Still "Volcanic"

Category: General

In May, Churches of Scientology around the world will celebrate the publication of Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health. A best-selling book by L. Ron Hubbard, it is now available in 53 languages with sales exceeding 21 million copies.

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16 April 2007
Tsunami takes its toll on the children of Gizo

Category: VM

Children are often the hardest affected by the shock and trauma of disasters like last week's earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Solomon Islands. But the Scientology Disaster Relief Team is helping the children of the island of Gizo recover from the effects of this experience.

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4 April 2007
Church of Scientology of Moscow wins landmark decision in European Court of Human Rights — Confirmation of Scientology's religious Bona Fides by the highest court in Europe

Category: General

In a unanimous landmark decision today, the European Court of Human Rights (First Section) found in favor of the Scientology religion, upholding the religious freedom of Scientologists throughout the forty-six nations that comprise the Council of Europe, in a precedent-setting ruling that will help guarantee these rights for people of all faiths.

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7 March 2007
Welcoming 2007, the Year of Equal opportunities

Category: Interfaith

Despite the good European legislation calling for equal rights and adopting laws to try and guarantee them is not enough to ensure that equal opportunities are enjoyed by everyone in practice. The 2007 European Year of Equal Opportunities for All is an initiative leading the way to a bolder strategy seeking to give momentum to the fight against discrimination in the EU.

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