David Miscavige - International News

As the driving force behind the worldwide program to expand all of the churches of Scientology to better serve their communities, Mr. David Miscavige has traveled extensively addressing hundreds of thousands of Scientologists and non-Scientologists at international Scientology celebrations and events.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

The True Face of Scientology

  • 8,071 Scientology Churches, Missions and groups in 165 nations, doubled since 2004
  • Total assets and property holdings of the Church of Scientology doubled since 2004
  • Church premises increased from 5.6 million square feet to more than 11 million square feet since 2004
  • 70 buildings acquired by the Church in the world’s major population centers since 2004
  • 401,003 square feet of construction of new premises completed in the first half of 2009
  • 500,000 square feet of Church premises currently under construction in Brussels, Rome, Tel Aviv, Quebec, Mexico City, Las Vegas and Washington, DC
  • Number of individuals completing Dianetics and Scientology counseling and courses doubled in the past two years
  • Total number of counseling hours doubled in the past decade
  • Total number of people newly introduced to Scientology and starting on training or counseling doubled in the past five years
  • L. Ron Hubbard awarded three Guinness World Records in the past three years:
    • Most published works by a single author: 1,084
    • Most audiobook titles on earth: 185
    • Most translated author in the world: 71 languages
  • 80 million L. Ron Hubbard books and lectures on Dianetics and Scientology distributed in the last decade, compared to 5.6 million in the prior decade
  • 60 million books and lectures distributed in the past two years—more than the combined total in the first 50 years of Dianetics and Scientology
  • The Church’s Bridge Publications in Los Angeles and New Era Publications in Copenhagen combined production capabilities increased 660 percent since 2007
  • Bridge Publications and New Era Publications established as the world’s largest all-digital, on-demand publishers, with combined capacity of 500,000 books per week (26 million per year) and 925,000 CDs per week (48 million per year)
  • 2.4 million L. Ron Hubbard Dianetics and Scientology books placed in 97,997 libraries in 155 countries since July 2007
  • 12.4 million online visitors from 234 countries viewed more than 23 million videos on the Scientology website in the past year
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