Category: News

True Mother’s Benediction and Speech at the Peace and Family Festival in Zimbabwe

  True Mother’s Benediction The following is an official translation of True Mother’s Benediction from November 21, 2018 at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe during the Peace and Family Festival, Zimbabwe Hyojeong Cosmic Blessing.   Honorable Heavenly Parent! Adam and Eve, who could have become the ancestors of all humankind, did...

Germany: First Songwriting Workshop

    By Kazuha Canak,FFWPU Germany From the 22nd until the 25th of November, 2018, Unificationist musicians gathered to learn about, discuss and start writing new songs under the motto “Create.” Each day had its own sub-theme: On the first evening, Kazuha Canak gave an introduction to the workshop motto: The reason and...

Updates on Illustrated Divine Principle Booklet Series

  By Øivind Haugen and Achim Pock One more time we want to give you an update on the new illustrated 6-part introductory booklet series about the Divine Principle teachings. The booklets are already used literally around the whole world and have proved to be very useful and inspiring, especially in home study...

Italy: UPF – WFWP Seminar

  By Franco Ravaglioli, UPF Italy On 24 November 2018 at the Urban Center Track 7 in Monza there was a one-day study and in-depth seminar organized by UPF and WFWP. A selected group of Ambassadors of Peace and contacts who had already participated in previous public events or meetings were invited to...

Norway: Kickoff Event of Interreligious Project

  By Knut Holdhus, FFWPU Norway Marea Toresen and Knut Holdhus of the FFWPU Norway represented the Family Federation at the kickoff event of an interreligious project called «The Dissension Society» on 20th November. This is a project in which 37 different faith communities present their views through recorded videos. Each faith community...

UK: A Watford Pilgrimage Glimpse into Five Major Faiths

  By Françoise Murphy On November 18, 2018, during National Interfaith Week, Watford Interfaith Association held its annual interfaith pilgrimage, calling at 6 places of worship around Watford. The pilgrims spent around 20 to 30 minutes in each place and received a bite-sized introduction to the different faiths and their communities. In Watford,...

Europe and Middle East WFWP Annual Meeting

Women’s Active Participation in Decision Making: Development and Sustainable Peace   By Katarzyna Minollari, WFWP Europe The annual European WFWP Conference and Workshop was held on the weekend of November 16-18th, in Tirana, Albania, under the title “Women’s Active Participation in Decision Making: Development and Sustainable Peace.” This yearly event is an anticipated...

USA: GPA Students Write Letters to True Mother

  Prepared by FFWPU USA The 2018-2019 Generation Peace Academy (GPA) students wrote heartfelt letters to True Mother after experiencing True Mother’s love and dedication at the Peace Starts With Me rally at Nassau Coliseum.   True Mother, Thank you. Thank you for my family, my community, my morals, and everything that I...

Russia: Day of Family, Love and Fidelity

  Prepared by FFWPU Russia On Sunday, November 18, a program for couples called “Day of Family, Love and Loyalty” took place in Novosibirsk, in which more than 30 people took part. The holiday was held in a joyful atmosphere. A very interesting family quest and lottery were organized for married couples; husbands...

USA: Peace Starts with Youth through Service

  Prepared by FFWPU USA In the weeks before the Peace Starts With Me rally on November 12 in Long Island, NY, several youth groups in the Northeast Subregion participated in service projects in their local communities. The projects were designed to bring awareness to the rally and also to exemplify how peace...