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Slovakia: International Day of Human Rights

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia To commemorate the UN-International Human Rights Day, UPF Slovakia organized and event on December 10, 2019, with a presentation on “LAOGAI – Gulag Labor Camps in China”. Guest speaker was Peter Zoehrer, executive director of the Vienna based Forum for Religious Freedom Europe (FOREF). The stirring presentation encompassed...

Austria: YSP Charity Concert for Sao Tomé e Principe

By Marlies Ladstätter, YSP Austria On the 6th of December2019 we had our charity concert for Sao Tomé e Principe at Seidengasse, Vienna. In the beginning Antto Hassinen, YSP North Europe director, gave an introduction to Youth and Students for Peace (YSP). Afterwards, Prince Zeka, a famous musician in Austria, originally from Democratic...

Russia: Seminar for Young Blessed Couples

By Galina Chernomorets, FFWPU Eastern Europe Eight young blessed couples who started family life recently attended a seminar held by the Blessed Families Department of Eastern Europe on December 7 to 8, 2019. The seminar, which took place on December 7 and 8 in the Moscow Peace Embassy, included talks on “Blessed Family...

Switzerland: Peace Starts with Me and with My Family

Romy Leggio Heinrich, FFWPU Switzerland The event on November 30, 2019, was the 4th in the series of «Peace begins with me» events, which have been held around Switzerland in recent months. This time the venue was at the beautiful location of Lassalle Haus in Bad Schönbrunn. It is a centre for Christian...

Europe: Congratulations to DONE 2019 Graduates!

Prepared by ESGD team We are very pleased to announce that DONE 2019 has successfully concluded. We want to congratulate the Graduates once again for all their effort and achievements and thank everyone who was involved in supporting and contributing. Every year, the group is different and the experience created is special and...

Germany: Dialogue-Breakfast- When Francis of Assisi met the Sultan

By Robert Bentele, UPF Germany This was the topic of a dialogue breakfast hosted by Munich UPF on 30 November 2019. We wanted to duly consider this historical Christian-Moslem encounter, between a mendicant and a powerful sultan which took place in Damietta, Egypt eight-hundred years ago. According to a media report: In 1219...

HJ Global News (December 28, 2019)

Prepared by Peace TV This week we cover: 1. True Mother’s Activities Hope Rallies in Palau and the Dominican Republic Click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report: English  —   Spanish  —  Portuguese  —  French  —  Russian   —  Korean  — Japanese

Serve the Law of the Mind

By Peter Ross Peter Ross attended a special conference for church lawyers that Father hosted in Alaska in the mid-1990s; this is his testimony of True Father’s way of training. If one wonders about the extent of God’s grace in the Completed Testament Age, one needs look no further than True Parents’ invitation...

Passing on Our Religious Tradition to the Next Generation

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Jennifer Tanabe My new publication, The Quest to Pass on our Religious Tradition to the Next Generation, co-authored with Dr. Rollain Nsemi Muanda, discusses the difficult challenge faced by all parents of faith in passing on their tradition to their children. The following is based upon...