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Miscavige didn't directly address critics, but Scientology doesn't lack for them.
Evidence of the network is already in Apple's app store, where "Scientology TV" is available for download from The Church of Scientology International, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
In 1975 the Church of Scientology purchased the Fort Harrison, becoming the Church of Scientology's International Religious Retreat.
The movie includes interviews with a number of former members who paint a picture of processes or methods that in the long run are designed to control the minds and actions of members of Scientology.
What brings this to mind is Alex Gibney's fine new HBO documentary about Scientology, 'Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief', which is based on the book Going Clear by Lawrence Wright.
The building was bought by Richard Pickles, who is described as a Church of Scientology 'parishioner', for PS1.
If he were to join, all the world would be Scientology.
Upon learning of this, Clayton Ruby, a lawyer for Scientology, wrote letters to the Ontario government and to Hill stating that what had happened was "disgraceful and shocking" and that it had made a "mockery of the courts.
While several governments around the world have set up commissions to study Scientology in order to determine whether it qualifies as a religion, Germany broke new ground when, in 1992, the city of Hamburg set up a "Scientology Task Force" to monitor the group, assist members who have left the Church and are thus cut off from their families, and discourage citizens from joining it in the first place.
What's interesting is that there's three players in this case - the mum, the father and this very controversial concept of Scientology," said New York-based divorce lawyer Lubov Stark.
The 65-year-old explained how she joined Scientology when she was just 22 and within three years she applied to be part of the Sea Organisation, which she describes as "Hubbard's personal slaves".