Category: News

USA: Indiana Hosts Divine Principle Workshop

Prepared by FFWPU USA The Indianapolis Family Church held a Divine Principle workshop on Saturday, February 29 for 21 people, including four guests. Lectures were given by Dr. David Carlson, director of the American Clergy Leadership Conference (ACLC) Indiana; Eric Roschuni, Indianapolis Family Church councilmember; and Jack Harford, pastor of the Indianapolis Family...

USA: An ‘Electric’ World Interfaith Harmony Week in Hawaii

Prepared by UPF USA The Universal Peace Federation (UPF) Hawaii held its third annual “Ceremony of Religious Unity: in support of the United Nations Interfaith Harmony Week” on February 26. More than 60 people from 10 different faiths gathered at the University of Hawaii (UH) Kamakakuokalani Center to promote peace and harmony between...

Spain: Blessing of Marriage

By Artur & Neta Beshaj, FFWPU Spain We held a Blessing of Marriage ceremony on March 1, 2020, in Ronda Barcelona with the theme “Blessing for peace”. We had about 40 participants, of which five were new guests, a couple invited by our brother from Andorra Luis Babi, a single person invited by...

Slovakia: Honoring our Founder´s 100th Birthday

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia There were two reasons to hold this event on February 25, 2020: Firstly, to share the wonderful experiences the Slovak delegation had in Korea with the local UPF friends. Secondly, to make known the 100th birthday of the UPF founder according to the solar calendar. The subtitle of...

Germany: Closing Event of the Exhibition of Paintings and Reliefs

By Robert Bentele, UPF Germany For over two months the paintings and reliefs of the artist, Uk-Je Kang (1.800 Couples Blessing), could be seen and admired in the premises of the Universal Peace Federation. His preferred working materials are acrylic paints especially gold, but he also uses many natural elements such as sand,...

Ukraine: Training Course for the Young Koreans

Prepared by FFWPU Ukraine Three new participants arrived in Ukraine to take part in the Global Future Leadership one-year educational program. The three Korean second-generation youth—one brother and two sisters—started the leadership course on February 23 and 24, 2020 with a workshop that introduced them to the program’s meaning, goals and schedule. In...

Spain: Interreligious Event

By Marian Barnes, UPF Spain On January 18, 2020, we held in Marbella (Málaga, Spain) an interreligious meeting, “Meeting for Peace and Dialog: strenghtening ties among different paths”. This meeting was organized by the Universal Peace Federation and ANDECO. Karl Oppermann (my husband) and I founded ANDECO with the desire of supporting projects...

Austria: Leadership Change in Graz

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria On January 12, 2020 the leadership of the Family Federation in Graz, capital of the Federal state of Styria in Austria, was handed over from 1st gen couple Manfred and Heidi Mayr to 2nd gen couple David & Kuni Wurzer. David and Kuni had been assistant pastor of...

Spain: Peace Starts with Me

By Raimundo Fontinele and Conchita Garcia On January 11, 2020, our two blessed families living in Zaragoza invited Manuel Campillo from Madrid to give a lecture to some friends and couples who received Holy wine recently. “Peace starts with me, some keys for love and happiness”, 8 guests came and all together we...

HJ Global News (March 7, 2020)

Prepared by Peace TV This week we Cover: An International Network for the Good of All Humanity : International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) Please click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report: English  —  Spanish  —  Portuguese  —  French  —  Russian  —  Korean  —  Japanese