Big inauguration celebration the “ideal Scientology Church” in Rome on the newly acquired, eleven-acre park Grand opening celebration of the “ideal Scientology Church” in Rome on the newly acquired, eleven-acre park on October 24, 2009 a further large was “ideal Scientology Church” privy in Europe. Over 6,000 Scientologists and officials celebrated the opening on the newly acquired, eleven-hectare site in the Roman district Casalotti de Boccea. After the opening of the new churches in Berlin, Malmo, Johannesburg, Texas, Nashville, Dallas and Tennessee, the Scientology opened Church Rome now on October 24. Over 6,000 Scientologists, authorities and religious representatives attended these celebrations. The new Scientology Church covers 6,400 square feet on 11 acres of beautiful parkland. It marks the largest up to that point expansion in the 30-year history of the Scientology religion in Italy.
David Miscavige, the religious head of the Scientology Church, picked up the Importance and size of this new “ideal Church” in his speech particularly well: “how one could speak even remotely about history, not to mention Rome. That’s the city of God, the city of humanity, the center of the Western world for more than 1000 years”. Various personalities attended the opening ceremony, such as for example Dino de Pasquale by the civil protection authority; Professor Silvio Calzolari from the theology faculty of the Vatican University in Florence; Professor Luigi Berzano, Professor of Sociology of religion at the University of Turin and wife Laura Guercio, President of “legal aid worldwide”. The new home of the Scientology Church of Rome is a contemporary building, an extensive renovation was. The conditions are now met all Scientology religious services offer their many community members, as well as the visitors. The large information centre on the ground floor includes a modern multimedia exhibition of 230 videos. These describe the basic beliefs and the practices of the Scientology religion.
The exhibition the life and work of the founder of Scientology also includes a section about religion – L. Ron Hubbard. All humanitarian programs sponsored by the Scientology Church International, can also be seen in the exhibition – open all year – round. Among these are the social programmes for human rights, drug prevention, disaster relief, illiteracy, etc. The doors of the new “ideal Scientology Church” are open to everyone and the 7 days a week. David Miscavige also stressed the importance of the social mission of the Church in his speech and stressed the need to take responsibility for the society in which they live, compared to the present Scientologists. The new Scientology Church in Rome is another milestone of the Scientology religion, the more than 8,000 churches, missions and groups in 165 countries includes. More information: press service of SK Bayern e.V., be Anichstrasse 12, 80802 Munich,. Contact person: Uta Ebrusheee, TEL. 089-38607-145, FAX. 089-38607-109,