According to Ortega, Scientology's numbers peaked in the early '90s with roughly 100,000 members worldwide, but membership has recently dipped to about 20,000.
Keeping this in consideration, who are members of the Church of Scientology?
12 Celebrities Who've Been Affiliated With the Church of
- Leah Remini.
- Tom Cruise.
- John Travolta.
- Jenna Elfman.
- Kirstie Alley.
- Giovanni Ribisi.
- Juliette Lewis.
- Erika Christensen.
Likewise, what does Church of Scientology believe?
According to Scientology beliefs, Scientology itself is a blend of science and spirituality, with belief in an immortal spirit and in improving that spirit here on Earth using Scientology's methods. Scientologists do not typically dwell on Heaven or Hell or the afterlife, instead focusing on the spirit.
Do Scientologists drink?
While the whole program's meant to rid people's bodies of harmful toxins, there's no rule in the Scientology handbook that says churchgoers can't consume alcohol or cigarettes on a regular basis — you know, substances known to negatively affect the human body.
Where do most Scientologists live?
Los Angeles, California, has the largest concentration of Scientologists and Scientology-related organizations in the world, with the church's most visible presence being in the Hollywood district of the city.