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Church of Scientology International


Historical Information

The Church of Scientology International (CSI) was incorporated on November 18, 1981 in Los Angeles, California by Richard Murray. It is a California 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation which serves as a parent organization of a multinational network and hierarchy of ostensibly independent but interconnected corporate entities and other organizations devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology. Church of Scientology International oversees the church growth, and attempts to preserve the uniformity of the teachings of Scientology's founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Golden Era Productions, a division of CSI, prints Scientology material, such as books, audio recordings of Hubbard's lectures, training films, and similar.