Scientology Volunteer Ministers to Return to Croatia With Additional Humanitarian Aid

Churches of Scientology of Italy be part of forces to assist in the aftermath of the 6.4 Croatia earthquake.

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up to date: Jan 16, 2021 20:24 PST


It was far from a normal New Calendar year for people in Sisak-Moslavina County of Croatia and parts of Zagreb this year. Volunteer Ministers of Northern Italy responded to the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck December 29 leaving 8 dead and severely harmful extra than 9,000 buildings, like the region’s major hospital. The worst earthquake to strike the space in 140 years, it has created some 700 aftershocks about the earlier two weeks.

Back in Padua immediately after a week in Croatia, Ettore Botter, a Volunteer Minister who also oversees the humanitarian campaigns of the Church of Scientology Padua, describes his 1st visit to the region as “a 7 days of extreme but very gratifying do the job.”

Many thanks to the rapid reaction of the Civil Defense Volunteers of the Scientology Local community (Professional.Civi.Co.S) of Turin and Milan, Botter’s workforce was equipped to convey urgently wanted supplies to displaced family members in Sisak, Petrinja and Glina—among the metropolitan areas toughest hit by the catastrophe.

Mastering of the devastation, Italian Scientologists right away raised funds and collected provides to carry primary requirements to the location like winter season garments, hygiene items, infant food, transportable stoves, and plastic sheeting for broken properties to avert even more destruction to home furnishings and other possessions.

Pro.Civi.Co.S volunteers launched a next collection generate and Botter, who marks 20 a long time as a Volunteer Minister this 12 months, will return to Glina with a team of Volunteer Ministers from Hungary.

The Church of Scientology Volunteer Ministers program is a religious social service created in the mid-1970s by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard. It constitutes one of the world’s largest independent reduction forces. 

With the activities of the 9/11 terrorist assaults in New York Metropolis, Scientology ecclesiastical leader Mr. David Miscavige called on Scientologists to redouble their initiatives to help their fellow guy. He issued a directive entitled “The Wake-Up Phone,” which impressed astonishing expansion in the Volunteer Minister software.

The next year, Volunteer Ministers of Italy formed Professional.Civi.Co.S, which was entered into the registry of the Countrywide Division of Civil Defense.

A Volunteer Minister’s mandate is to be “a human being who will help his fellow person on a volunteer basis by restoring reason, fact and spiritual values to the life of other people.”

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