A Paris court has fined the French branch of the Church of Scientology a total of 600,000 after finding it guilty of fraud but allowed the group to continue operating in France. Continue reading “Church of Scientology fined 600,000” – The Irish Times, October 27th 2009
The highlight is Martin Bashir taking no crap from Tommy Davis at the end of part 3 of the October 24th piece. Continue reading ABC Nightline double bill
Been going through some old files today and came across this interesting letter from a Scientologist to the Dialogue Centre (the precursor to Dialogue Ireland). I am guessing it is from 1994 (there is no date on it).
The reason I am posting it here, in full, is because it is illustrative of the Scientology response to criticism. I include my comments below. Continue reading From the archives – part 1
A leading Irish recruitment agency has won a highly unusual tussle with the quasi-religious cult, the Scientologists. Continue reading “Irish firm wins in row with Scientology” – Business World, October 9th 2009
Cork students have been urged to be cautious if approached by members of religious organisations while traveling abroad. Members of the anti-Scientology group Anonireland.org gathered outside City Hall earlier this week to protest the inclusion of a ‘Dianetics and Scientology’ stand at the Mind Body Spirit Festival held at the venue. While one protester refused to remove his mask for fear of being “destroyed” by members of the Church of Scientology, ex-Scientologist and founder of Anon-Ireland Peter Griffiths spoke out to warn Cork people that Scientology was, in his opinion, “a fraud and a scam”. Continue reading Cork protesters warn of Scientology scam