A Guide to Scientology's Most Ostentatious Real Estate

Empire-building has been part of many a religious group’s strategy throughout history. But no one does it better than Scientology. The documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, which debuted on HBO last night, offers the first in-depth survey of Scientology’s practices, including its ongoing… » 3/30/15 9:40am 3/30/15 9:40am

Philly Is Suing Scientology Over Its Vacant "Cathedral of the Future"

The Church of Scientology has reportedly spent roughly half a billion dollars buying up buildings in U.S. cities over the past few years—but, in many cases, these huge buildings have remained vacant. Now, the city of Philadelphia is taking the church to court over an empty tower. » 12/03/13 4:47pm 12/03/13 4:47pm

Tour Scientology's Crazy Ass State of the Art Printing Center

This is the Scientology International Dissemination and Distribution Printing Center, a mammoth 185,000-square-foot facility that produces and distributes a staggering amount of church propaganda with state of the art printing technology. Just how much can the Dissemination and Distribution Center churn out? One… » 4/05/11 1:20pm 4/05/11 1:20pm