Related Links

Scientology in Old Pasadena Hosts Forum on Youth Violence

Pasadena, California

Scientology in Old Pasadena Hosts Forum on Youth Violence

May 6, 2011

(Pasadena Now) With the February shooting of a Muir High School student and the rash of gun-related incidents that followed recently in the Pasadena/Altadena area, the community continues to be plagued with bloodshed.

Summary: Scientology Volunteer Ministers Provide Disaster Relief to Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan

Japan

Summary: Scientology Volunteer Ministers Provide Disaster Relief to Earthquake and Tsunami Victims in Japan

May 8, 2011

For the past two months, hundreds of Scientology Volunteer Ministers have served in Japan in the wake of the magnitude 9 earthquake and 30-foot tsunami. Several hundred more are now en route to continue their work in Tokyo, Onagawa, Kesennuma and Ishinomaki.

Church of Scientology of Pasadena Recognized for Historic Preservation

Pasadena, California

Church of Scientology of Pasadena Recognized for Historic Preservation

May 24, 2011

PASADENA, CA—The City of Pasadena honored the Church of Scientology of Pasadena May 18 with a 2011 Historic Preservation Award. At the awards ceremony, held as part of the city’s observance of National Historic Preservation Month, Assemblyman Anthony J. Portantino also presented the Church with a Certificate of Recognition on behalf of the California State Assembly.

Human Rights Walkathon Seeks Education to Prevent Abuse

St. Petersburg, Florida

Human Rights Walkathon Seeks Education to Prevent Abuse 

March 5, 2011

On Saturday, March 5th a coalition of human rights groups: the Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking, Youth for Human Rights Florida, United for Human Rights and the Human Rights Group Inc., in coordination with the City of St. Petersburg, held the 5th Annual Human Rights Walkathon in North Straub Park, in downtown St. Petersburg. The walk’s purpose was to bring about public awareness of the extensive violations of human rights ongoing in the world today. 

Church of Scientology Acquires Hollywood Studio Facility

Los Angeles, California

Church of Scientology Acquires Hollywood Studio Facility

April 25, 2011

The Church of Scientology is pleased to have acquired the historic KCET studio lot in Hollywood. At nearly 5 acres, this studio includes two sound stages, extensive post production resources and state-of-the-art TV, satellite and Internet broadcasting capabilities. It is a perfect fit, in both size and location, for the expansion of the Church of Scientology's production of religious and social betterment audiovisual properties, and we welcomed the unexpected opportunity to acquire it.
 

Changing Lives Inside Mexican Prison Walls

Mexico

Changing Lives Inside Mexican Prison Walls

February 12, 2011

The Director of The Way to Happiness Foundation in Mexico recently completed a pilot workshop introducing inmates and prison officials to the 21 non-religious moral precepts constituting the backbone of the Foundation's programs. 

Namasuba College of Commerce in Kampala Uganda Hosts Scientology Volunteer Ministers Seminar

Kampala, Uganda

Namasuba College of Commerce in Kampala Uganda Hosts Scientology Volunteer Ministers Seminar

February 22, 2011

200 students and honored guests learn vital communication skills.

Reverend Mualazi of the Wansanso Vocational Training Center, introduced 200 students and guests to the Scientology Volunteer Ministers program at a seminar held at Namasuba College in Kampala, Uganda.

Mualazi, who learned of the program from Kampala Volunteer Minister David Kizito, adopted the program to help accomplish the mission of his Center, which provides life skills to youths who did not complete their schooling.

Caption the Cartoon—Crash of the Apostates

 

 
 
 
Select the caption you like the most:
VOTE
“I wrecked my career writing about you and that’s the thanks I get?”
VOTE
Lawrence Wright and Paul Haggis star in Crash of the Apostates.
VOTE
Oops. A Wright wrong turn crashes into Haggis’s career plans.
HTML Title: 
 

Many people will tell you they only read The New Yorker for the cartoons. Hence, it’s only fitting to close this special edition of Freedom in tribute to that most venerable of New Yorker traditions—a Cartoon Caption Contest. Freedom asked our staff artists and writers to come up with the appropriate cartoons and captions inspired by Lawrence Wright, Paul Haggis and the rest of the apostate “Posse.” And to get everyone in on the act, we invite you, the reader, to vote for your favorite captions on each of the cartoons above.

Additional Text: 

All submissions to Freedom Magazine are merely part of the “Caption the Cartoon” contest and there is no prize or any other award given to any material submitted by any person for entry in the contest, including for those materials which may be accepted for use in Freedom Magazine.  Regardless of whether materials submitted are used by Freedom Magazine, the person submitting material is providing such material to Freedom Magazine for its use in perpetuity and such material will become the sole property of Freedom Magazine, without any compensation whatsoever to the person submitting the material.  The materials submitted may not be acknowledged by Freedom Magazine and will not be returned. 

With respect to all materials submitted, Freedom Magazine has the right to use any part of, all of, or none of the material submitted.  In addition, Freedom Magazine has the right to change or alter all material submitted and publish the changed or altered material.  The person submitting material is authorizing Freedom Magazine to use the material without any compensation, and to use such person’s name, city of residency and state of residency in connection with the publication of the material submitted.

The person submitting material is releasing and forever discharging Church of Scientology International (including Freedom Magazine), its editors, writers, employees, officers, staff, affiliated entities and any person associated with the “Caption the Cartoon” contest from any and all liability (including legal claims, legal costs, damages, or injuries) in connection with the “Caption the Cartoon” contest and the use of all material submitted in connection with such contest.

Many people will tell you they only read The New Yorker for the cartoons. Hence, it’s only fitting to close this special edition of Freedom in tribute to that most venerable of New Yorker traditions—a Cartoon Caption Contest. Freedom asked our staff artists and writers to come up with the appropriate cartoons and captions inspired by Lawrence Wright, Paul Haggis and the rest of the apostate “Posse.” And to get everyone in on the act, we invite you, the reader, to vote for your favorite captions on each of the cartoons above.

Photo: Crash of the Apostates

Photo: Crash of the Apostates

“I wrecked my career writing about you and that’s the thanks I get?”
34% (10 votes)
Lawrence Wright and Paul Haggis star in Crash of the Apostates.
31% (9 votes)
Oops. A Wright wrong turn crashes into Haggis’s career plans.
34% (10 votes)
Total votes: 29

Photo: Marty — News Hawker

Photo: Marty — News Hawker

“Extra! Extra! Read all about it. Marty Rathbun honeymoons in New Orleans jail cell…”
40% (8 votes)
“Anybody want to buy a bunch of slightly used, disproved lies?”
35% (7 votes)
“Will suborn perjury for beer…”
25% (5 votes)
Total votes: 20
Syndicate content

Copyright © 2011 Church of Scientology International. All Rights Reserved. FREEDOM is a trademark and is used with the owner's permission.