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Albania: True Father’s Autobiography Essay Competition

  Prepared by UPF Albania One wonderful project, which we are organizing is essay competition about True Father’s Autobiography and this time it was held on May 11th, in the beautiful city of Korça in south-east of Albania. This project was a collaboration between UPF and Educational Department of this city. 5 schools...

European Parent’s Matching Convocation

  By Jane Toresen, FFWPU Europe Over forty parents from all over Europe attended the European Parents’ Matching Convocation this year on May 19 to 21, 2017 in Neumühle, Bad Camberg, Germany. We began the convocation with Introductions and “Familiarization exercises” so that everyone could get to know each other. The program on...

Czech Republic: Supporting Local Service Project

  By Martine Masner On May 20, 2017, CARP Czech Republic took an opportunity to support local service project organized by one of the Prague community initiatives. This concrete community is called “Friends of Stromovka”, consists of families and people of different generations and organizes regularly projects that help to keep and maintain...

A Strategic Boost for a Key Nation

  by FFWPU Albania We were blessed to have True Parents’ Special Emissaries for Europe, Dr. Pak and Dr. Moon (from 10th to 17th of May), and Secretary General of UPF Europe, Mr. Jacques Marion (from 16th to 19th) visiting Albania and Kosovo. The main purpose of Dr. Pak and Dr. Moons’ visit...

Italy: International Day of Families 2017

“Family: Education and Wellbeing” Conference in the Italian Parliament, by UPF, IAPP, WFWP, FFWPU Italy   By Giuseppe Cali On the occasion of the international day of families 2017 of the UN, we held a one-day conference in the Palazzo San Macuto of the Italian Parliament on May 17, 2017. Several parliamentarians and...

USA: GPA Fishing Training with Ocean Church

  by Naria McGee, NOCP Our Ocean Church team had been talking with the staff of Generation Peace Academy (GPA) about the possibility of their young participants doing some fishing with us. It was still a surprise when Mr. Kensaku Takahashi, the Ocean Church director, was told that a group of 20 GPA...

Austria: International Day of Families 2017

  By Elisabeth Cook, UPF Austria On May 14th 2017 the International Day of Families was celebrated at Vienna Unification Headquarters by UPF, WFWPU and the Family Federation. The topic given by the United Nations this year was “Families, education and well-being” Three speakers spoke about the family: Mrs. Szlezak from the Society...

Spain: Divine Principle Workshop – Return to the Home

  By Bruno Travi, FFWPU Spain On the weekend of Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th of May 2017, 28 members gathered in our training center in El Manantial, in a family spirit for a workshop under the title “Return to the Home”. It was a revealing and encouraging discovery to know that in...

Austria: Interreligious Breakfast

    By Elisabeth Cook, UPF Austria An Interreligious Breakfast meeting is taking place every other month at Vienna Headquarters, organized by our brother Alois Seidl, who keeps contact to many different religious groups and individuals. The meeting has become well known among religious groups because every group gets the chance to introduce...

Denmark: Interfaith Prayer Meeting

  By Nobuhiro Igarashi, UPF Denmark On May 6th we held an Interfaith Prayer meeting for religious leaders. In Denmark, the 4th Friday after Easter is a public holiday which is celebrated as “Store Bededag” / the Great Prayer Day by the Lutheran state church. This day was established in 1686 to gather...