Category: News

Iceland: A Letter to True Mother

I grew up like a beautiful flower in a greenhouse, in the most peaceful surroundings and atmosphere. After the Holy Wedding, it was like I had been plucked out of the greenhouse and thrown into a desert….   Dear Most Beloved True Mother, Dr. Otsuka made us very happy during his visit in...

Coming Closer to Our True Mother

  By Michael Balcomb A week after the events in Vienna that brought European and Middle Eastern members together in an unprecedented outreach campaign, we interviewed Europe and Middle East regional group chairman Dr. Michael Balcomb in Korea. One part of his interview appeared in a recent issue of the online True Peace...

Cote D’Ivoire: Inauguration of YSP

Prepared by FFWPU and UPF Cote D’ivoire  Under the sponsorship of the President of the UPF Cote D’ivoire, Mr. AKA Sayé Lazare, YSP Cote D’ivoire made its official launch on Saturday June 16, 2018, at the National Library of Abidjan-Plateau. This ceremony brought together 200 people including 150 young people, students, NGO leaders and...

Ghana: Working together with our Japanese Sisters

  By Marthe Whyte, WFWP Ghana Five Japanese sisters led by Mrs Nomura, the wife of the late Reverend K. Nomura, Ghana’s former national Messiah from Japan, visited Ghana and members. Since their mission in Ghana many years ago, Mrs. Nomura has developed great love for Ghana and has put up a local...

Cote d’Ivoire: New determination for the Victory of Vision 2020

Prepared by FFWPU Cote d’Ivoire From May 27 to June 4, 2018, Cheon Il Guk’s African Leaders were in Dakar, Senegal to take part in the African Leaders’ Assembly. We had six participants from our country at this important meeting, inclucding the President BEUGRE Richard, National Leader; Ms. ELIAS Lorette, SG of UPF;...

USA: Sun Jin Moon Leads Father’s Day Service

  Prepared by FFWPU USA On Father’s Day, June 17, the Kona Family Church in Hawaii was blessed to have Sun Jin Moon, the President of Family Federation International, lead their Sunday Service. Sun Jin Moon celebrated True Father’s heart by reading from his autobiography As a Peace-Loving Global Citizen, and recited a...

The Hope and Promise of the Singapore Summit

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary   By Mark P. Barry (June 18, 2018) Dr. Mark P. Barry is Managing Editor of the Applied Unificationism blog, Lecturer in Management at UTS, and Associate Editor of the International Journal on World Peace. He met the late President Kim Il Sung with the Summit Council...

Spain: A Gathering of Interfaith Ambassadors for Peace

  By Armando Lozano, UPF Spain (June 12, 2018) One of the wonderful moments of our events is the break time. A loose moment where friends can relate to each other, coffee in hand, beyond boundaries of religion, age, race or culture. I witness that in our last UPF gathering in Vienna the...

Romania: One Day Divine Principle Workshop

  Prepared by FFWPU Romania On June 9, 2018, we concluded our 1st week of 68th JeongSung Condition period for JeonDo with successful 1 Day Divine Principle Workshop! We are so grateful for Heavenly Parent and True Parents for all these guidance and protection. All through workshop we could create joyful and positive...

Peace Road Arnoldstein (AUT) – Tarvisio (IT) – Kranjska Gora (SLO)

  By Alfred Waldmann, UPF Austria The event had been planned and the route been decided about six months before the actual event when three members of the Universal Peace Federation representing the three countries, Austria, Slovenia and Italy met together in Celje (SLO). The motto of this Peace Road was decided as...