As reported in B.Z. magazine
Hardly growth for Scientology
22. April 2009 15:29 clock
Scientology has been estimated by the Berlin Constitutional in the capital is not successful. There was hardly any members increase, and earning the organization in Berlin, despite their efforts not much money, said the head of the Berlin Constitutional, Claudia Schmid, on Wednesday before the relevant committee of the House of Representatives. "Even from the political sphere, there are no affinities. Since proposing massive rejection against them. "
The controversial organization defines itself as a church, but by critics as a cult seen. The number of members will be in Berlin at around 200 are located. Scientology was the beginning of 2007, in Charlottenburg, a so-called capital of representation opened. The Senate directed that in September 2008, a champagne Beratungsstelle On. The interior ministers of countries had on the advice of Verfassungsschützern against a ban on Scientology, but for a very observation.
Sorry for the grammatical errors, I am using google translate because I can't do it by myself.
This is also from B.Z. regarding the new Spandau mission. Sorry for the more gramatical errors.
Neighbors want sects from home office complaining
12. April 2009 04.50 clock, Ole Krueger; Thore Schroeder
You want to Scientology at all costs from the house - if necessary by judicial decision: "If Scientology Hausverwaltung not announced, then we complain," says Ralph Peters Spandau (43). Three days ago, the sect has a branch in the Spandauer Charlotte Street was opened.
Peters lives with his wife and three children near the New Scientology offices. "I do not want my children into the clutches of this ominous association advised. Therefore I will be after Easter when Bezirksamt inquire whether Scientology can rausklagen there," said Peters. In addition, the engineer wants his lawyer einschalten.Auch other neighbors from the Charlotte Street to the new tenant does not simply accept them. Tree helpers Stellke Werner (47) lives with his wife Monika (44) in the neighboring house of the cult offices. "The administration has us on this new tenant is not informed. We will therefore complain," says Stellke. Scientology had ever been due to residents' complaints in the office Charlottenburger Meinekestraße admit. Ralph Peters: "For this reason, I am convinced that the sect with us need to take off soon." Collaboration: T. Schroeder
One more for good luck:
Scientology opens branch in Spandau
11. April 2009 08.30 clock, Ole Krueger
Residents are shocked, politicians suggest alarm. Scientology has in the Spandauer Altstadt a branch was opened.
Lanzen Thomas (26) and Carsten Troch (30) reside in the same house in Charlotte Street. "We were totally shocked that so easily here in the Old Town open up," said lances and wonders: "When gambling halls, there was trouble, but Scientology is probably okay?" The CDU wants to open the sects offices on the same topic in Parliament make. "As the Spandau district apparently had no knowledge about the activities of Scientology had, the question arises why the Constitution the district has not informed," says the CDU politician Andreas security Gram.Die SPD in Spandau also warns against Scientology, has opened but abandoned. "Scientology is also in Spandau as little success as in other places in Berlin," said the Spandau district SPD chairman Raed Saleh. "Our residents are smarter and do not fall to the extremely expensive promises salvation Scientology as a sect here." Entering 2007, Scientology in the Otto-Suhr-Allee its Germany headquarters opened. Their branch in Charlottenburg, the sect close. According to tenants' complaints, they were in August 2007 of the lease in the Meinekestraße been terminated.
If any one has been to Berlin, specifically Spandau you will know why opening a mission here is disasterous. Let me know if anyone has.