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Canada: IAPD Conference in Vancouver

Prepared by UPF Canada On June 1, 2019, we held the IAPD conference with 80 participants including representatives of various religious leaders such as Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism in Vancouver. Allen Wilding, Director of UPF in Western Canada, introduced the True Parents who founded IAPD, and after that, representative of Christianity, Islam,...

Brazil: HyoJeong Culture Festival

Prepared by YSP Brazil On June 2, the first Hyo Jeong festival organized by YSP – Brazil was held at the National headquarters. More than 250 people, including members and guests participated in the event. The event included eight presentations, dance and music, rewarding three of them in a friendly and lively competition....

Cameroon: International Day of Families

by Rachel Van Iersel, UPF Cameroon The International day of Families was celebrated yesterday in Yaoundé, the capital city of Cameroon on Thursday the 30th of May 2019 in the presence of 50 participants. Among those present in the audience were very high personality of the nation; the Vice president of the Senate;...

USA: Tong-Il Moo-do National Tournament

Prepared by FFWPU USA On May 19, the USA National Tong-Il Moo-Do held its 2nd National Martial Arts Tournament at the Boys and Girls Club in Clifton, NJ. The tournament was lead by Master Vincente Belmonte who was appointed as the President for the World Tong-Il Moo-Do Federation in the USA in November...

Congo: Celebration of Africa Day

Achille Kevany Mouanda, UPF Congo Brazzaville May 25 of each year is declared “World Day of Africa.” And UPF Congo Brazzaville celebrated World Day of Africa, on May 25, 2019 at the conference room of the Ministry of Justice in Brazzaville. 151 people participated at this celebration which included representatives of the various...

USA: 43rd UTS Commencement

  by Robin James Graham, UTS On Saturday May 25th, the Unification Theological Seminary (UTS) held its forty-third Commencement at the midtown New York City campus located in the 4W43 Building. Many friends, family and alumni gathered to celebrate the graduation and accomplishments of the Class of 2019. The commencement exercises were followed...

Iceland: Sponsoring Heavenly Tribal Messiahship in Nigeria

By Rohan Nandkisore In 2017, I had promised to find ways to bring victory for True Mother, even though it looked impossible in my surrounding to make a sustainable progress. However, once True Mother opened the doors to Africa for us there was suddenly a way and in the end of 2018 we...

Italy: 2019 Rally

by Davide Chirulli, CARP Italy “If the mountain doesn’t come to Muhammad, then Muhammad must go to the mountain”. With this motto, it can be summarized the initiative that we, me (Davide Chirulli) and Valerio Tammiso, two of the CARP responsible in Italy, that decided to undertake a Rally in each of the...

Germany: Phoenix Project in Camberg

by Sarah Zimmermann, FFWPU Germany Born out of her love and desire to help others our young sister Maike initiated with the help of the Blessed family Department-Germany a Phoenix Project weekend in Camberg. During the months of preparation, we discovered the deep heart and great professionalism of the American team who were...

Germany: Presentation of Gottfried Hutter’s Book

  Alfons Wellenhofer, UPF Germany On Friday May 24 2019, the Universal Peace Federation Munich hosted a first presentation of the newly published book by Gottfried Hutter, a Roman Catholic theologian and trauma therapist. Robert Bentele, who moderated the event, introduced the author and praised his long time efforts towards peace in the...