Author: Moon Myungho

Theological Developments in the FFWPU since the Death of Rev. Moon

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary     By Andrew Wilson This article is an abridged version of a paper prepared for publication based on the author’s presentation at an international conference on “The Life and Legacy of Sun Myung Moon and Unification Movements in Scholarly Perspective” in Antwerp, Belgium, May 29-30, 2017....

Germany: Supporting the Campaign “Marriage remains Marriage”

  By Anja Brina, UPF Germany Members of UPF Dusseldorf participated in a campaign sponsored by the Alliance for Marriage and the Family, on September 11, 2017. An announcement to publicise it had been in the social media: “Following similar campaigns in Spain, Chile, Mexico, the USA and elsewhere, we will be travelling...

Austria: Interreligious Service in Memory of True Father’s SeongHwa

  By Elisabeth Cook, UPF Austria An interreligious service was held in Vienna on Sunday, 10th September 2017 in memory of True Fathers 5th SeongHwa Ceremony. Our hall was packed with people – members and guests – altogether numbering around 150. At the beginning of the service, Mrs. Elisabeth Cook explained about True...

Germany: Hyo Jeong Cosmic Blessing Ceremony 2017

  By Claus Dubisz and Hanna Piepenburg, FFWPU Germany Representatives from every continent, a total of 17 couples, including one from the Muslim faith, participated in the Holy Wine and Holy Blessing Ceremony in the German workshop center Camberg. On the eve of the event the couples attended a lecture on family relationships...

Performance of the ‘Glorious Day’ Cantata for True Parents

  By Derk van Dorsten My motivation When I first heard Hans perform a few parts of the songs on a Sunday service I realized that this is very special music. It felt as if it came directly from Heaven and later I realized that it is Heavenly Parent’s desire that it must...

Albania: True Father’s 5th Seongwha Anniversary

  Prepared by FFWPU Albania On September 3rd, 300 people gathered at the main hall of Tirana Hotel International to commemorate the 5th Seongwha Anniversary of True Father. Even though it is still so hard to accept the fact that True Father is no longer here, at physical world, many Ambassadors for Peace,...

Spain: Peace Road 2017

  By Maryvonne Jamois, UPF Spain On September 2nd, 2017, in Spain we organized Peace Road, like an answer to the terrible terrorist attack in Barcelona two weeks before. “When we look at human history we see that the most brutal and cruel wars were not fought between nations but those between races....

United Kingdom: Ramadan, Iftar and Beyond

  by David and Patricia Earle  WFWP and UPF UK The city of Birmingham’s population is just over a million people, with the number of Muslims fast approaching 250,000, and with the number of mosques in the city now over 160! A large percentage of the Muslim community live in the inner city...

Soccer for Peace: San Marino & Israel joint Project

   By Giorgio Gasperoni and Hod Ben Zvi A delegation composed of 8 Jewish and 8 Arab young sportsmen from Israel has arrived at San Marino for a week of soccer training and fun. The delegation was accompanied by two coaches, an Israeli parliamentarian – Hon. Esawi Frej and was led by Mr....

Heavenly Tribal Messiah Academy: First Special Meeting

Special Meeting with HTM Academy Regional Directors for the Establishment of the Heavenly Tribal Messiah Academy   By Bokjin Lee, HTM Academy A special meeting for the establishment of the Heavenly Tribal Messiah Academy was held at the Heaven G Burger restaurant, part of the HJ Cheonwon Complex, on 7.18 by the Heavenly...