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Scientology faked David Miscavige appearance at Paris opening: The smoking gun

 TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Our observers believed that Scientology leader David Miscavige did not attend the Paris ‘Ideal Org’ opening Apr 6, despite a church press release claiming he was there. Now, Alex Barnes-Ross has taken a new []


Scientology email claims massive new construction plans by year end

TODAY AT SUBSTACK: If you’ve signed up for free emails at Substack, you will receive today’s feature story at your inbox: Scientology leader David Miscavige opened four long-delayed ‘Ideal Org’ projects in quick succession, but many more are stuck in their fundraising phases. Now, a new email suggests that Dave is about to kick things []

Scientology says that David Miscavige did attend the Paris opening

 Sunday morning, in our report of Scientology’s Paris Ideal Org opening, we said that we were still awaiting the church’s own press release about the event, but that our correspondents on the scene were reporting that David Miscavige was a no-show, only the third time the church leader hasn’t personally attended an Ideal Org grand []

David Miscavige a no-show as Scientology opens ‘Ideal Org’ in dreary corner of Paris

We’re still waiting for Scientology to put out its own press release about yesterday’s party in Paris and make it official, but according to our correspondents on the scene, church leader David Miscavige missed an “Ideal Org” opening only for the second or third []

Make room, Long Islanders: Scientology’s Gatsbys are moving in!

We want to thank all the readers who forwarded us the news out of Long Island this week after a business publication there broke the story that Scientology had plunked down $15.2 million for a 62,500-square-foot office building in []

The most ideal part of Scientology’s new Ideal Orgs? They’re ready for Ron’s return!

 Now that the dust has settled on David Miscavige’s whirlwind tour that had him opening three Scientology ‘Ideal Orgs’ in only nine days, in Austin, Mexico City, and Chicago, we thought we’d spend a moment to focus not so much on his grand opening parties outside these new buildings as on what’s []

Scientology gushes about David Miscavige’s ‘Ideal’ appearance in Austin

 Before Scientology’s Austin “Ideal Org” becomes, like the other 64 Ideal Orgs that came before it, an afterthought, we’re giving one more look at its Saturday grand opening, this time with a glance at Scientology’s own version of what []

David Miscavige went to ‘Crazy Town’ at Scientology’s Austin Ideal Org opening!

Yesterday, Scientology leader David Miscavige made his triumphant return to the “Ideal Org” program by showing up to open the new org in Austin, Texas. And what did he talk about? He talked about crazy []

Lawrence Wright weighs in on Scientology opening Austin ‘Ideal Org’ in his town

 This afternoon, in the fair city of Austin, Texas, Scientology leader David Miscavige is scheduled to resume his “Ideal Org” project with the first grand opening of a new facility in four []

Ribbon watch: Will Austin outsprint Paris for Scientology ‘Ideal’ glory?

 It’s like Kremlinology over here as we attempt to read the tea leaves and figure out where Scientology leader David Miscavige is going to have his next “Ideal Org” grand opening and make another of his very rare public []