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Germany: An Experience with Mother Teresa

Prepared by WFWP Germany Margret Reinacher-Bellomo was our guest speaker on November 10, 2018, and her topic was Mother Teresa and her own personal experience with this saintly woman. The event attracted an audience of fourteen, and we gathered round a festively decorated table to share refreshments before Gabriele Schickert opened the event...

Austria: Intercultural Family Festival and Blessing

Prepared by FFWPU Austria On Saturday, November 10, 2018 the Family Federation of Vienna hosted an Intercultural Family Festival and a Blessing Ceremony. The main group attending was the Vienna based Indian group Ravidass with whom we have been building a relationship for some time. Presentations and prayers were given by the Family...

Slovakia: A Talk on Cold War Era

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia President Ronald Reagan contributed hugely to the end of the Cold War 30 years ago. A historic turning point UPF Slovakia used to analyze the president´s convictions and strategy. Part of the story was the decisive contribution, which The Washington Times and its founder made leading to the...

Germany: Weekend Seminar

by Claus Dubisz, FFWPU Germany The last Divine Principle workshop of 2018 was held on a glorious autumn weekend, 2-4 November, in the Neumühle seminar center. There were thirty-four participants (including staff), of which more than a half were under the age of 30, making for a constellation which we had always hoped...

Lithuania: Peace Bridge

By Aram and Roma Karagezian, UPF Lithuania UPF Lithuania representatives participate in a Polish culture festival held in Panevezys, at the special school for deaf children, and organized a Bridge of Peace ceremony between Polish and Lithuanian people on November 3 2018. Director of this school, UPF Peace Ambassador Danute Krisciuniene invited us...

UK: Interfaith Peace Blessing

Prepared by FFWPU UK The community hall of Christ Church, Birmingham, was the scene for our latest Peace Blessing on November 3, 2018. People attending the Blessing came from eight different faith traditions, truly representative of the unique West Midlands society, which we all live in together. Bishop Neville Fletcher opened the proceedings...

Europe: Blissfully Blessed Couples Retreat

Prepared by European Blessed Family Department On the weekend of October 21, 2018, 8 Second Gen couples gathered in Bad Camberg for the Blissfully Blessed – couples Retreat. It was a packed weekend, as we had to make the most of the short time! We played couple games, had an outdoor Treasure hunt...

HJ Global News (November 17, 2018)

  Prepared by Peace TV Please click on your preferred language to watch this week’s news:   English    Spanish    Portuguese    French    Russian    Korean    Japanese   Chinese   This week we cover: 1. True Parents True Mother’s Arrival in Heavenly America HJ World Peace Foundation: Wonmo Scholarship Recipient Meeting in Heavenly USA Peace...

Italy: The Family- A Common Base Of All Religions

  By Stefano Stefani, UPF Italy On November 11, 2018, at the Hotel Europa in Bologna, the Public Conference on Inter-religious Dialogue was held on the theme: The Family: a Common Base of all Religions, with the participation of 36 guests. The Imam Ataul Wasih Tariq, national vice president of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, ...

Côte d’Ivoire: National Day of Peace

Prepared by UPF Côte d’Ivoire Every year, since 1996, Côte d’Ivoire commemorates the National Day of Peace on November 15th. On this occasion, the government and civil society organizations are carrying out many activities to promote peace. Thus, the CEMF Côte d’Ivoire has invited all the organizations affiliated to it to deliver messages...