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‘Parasite’ and Viewing a Film in One’s Imagination to Overcome Cultural Barriers

The Blog of Unification Theological Seminary By Incheol Son Dr. Incheol Son is the International Director of PWPA International and also works at SunHak Universal Peace Graduate University as a translator. He earned his Ph.D. in public administration from Kookmin University, an MBA from the University of Bridgeport, and his bachelor’s in theology...

Be Tenderhearted, Forgiving of One Another

This was True Mother’s speech at the Briefing Session to Report the Victory of True Parents’ Centenary and Sixtieth Holy Wedding Anniversary on February 18 in the Crystal Ballroom of Lotte Hotel World in Seoul on February 18, 2020. Is my speech the highlight of this event? Is there no program to make...

Let Us Appreciate Our Success and Move Forward

This is the speech True Mother delivered at the February 8 Victory Celebration and 2027 Kick- Off Rally, in the Cheongshim Peace World Center. I feel very good. You have all worked hard together. I am proud of you. However, I would like to say one thing: although the foundation prepared by Heaven...

The Course to Realize God’s Family

True Mother delivered this speech at the World Summit 2020 General Assembly on February 4 at the Korea Exhibition Center (Kintex) in the town of Ilsan, which is within the Seoul Metropolitan Area. Respected heads of state, dignitaries from home and abroad, ladies and gentlemen: I wish to welcome you all to World...

UK: BCLC Seminar

By June Darby, FFWPU UK The day of our Seminar to Introduce the Divine Principle to new Pastors was a very significant numbers day – 03 03 2020, making it a special day; and it was the most vibrant of all our sessions to date. Rev Dr David Hanna gave an inspiring lecture...

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,...