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France: Ahmadiyya’s Annual Interreligious Conference

  By Jean-Paul Jager, FFWPU France On March 17, 2019, the Ahmadiyyas of Valenciennes invited us to participate in their annual Interreligious Conference, on this year’s theme: “The Sacredness of Life”. Jean-Henri for the Unificationists, a Buddhist, Mr. Lavoisy for the Protestants and Mrs. Martine Rhein of Scientology, who had come from Paris...

Austria: Interreligious and Intercultural Breakfast

  By Maria Pammer, UPF Austria On March 16th, 2019 inspired by the participation in two interreligious breakfasts which was conducted last year at UPF, Upper Austria the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invited us to organize an interreligious breakfast together in their church in Linz, Upper Austria. The theme for...

Finland: Spring Day Family Festival

By Antto Hassinen, FFWPU Finland FFWPU staff and guests filled the room, with anticipation to begin the Spring Day Family Festival in the afternoon on Saturday 16th March. From among FFWPU youth the MC Antto Hassinen led through the program filled with singing, listening to message on family values, testimony, game, lottery and...

Russia: General Meeting for all Blessed Families

Prepared by FFWPU Russia During holidays of March 8 to10, 2019, an All-Russian Unification Family members’ meeting took place in Moscow. More than 120 brothers and sisters from all over Russia, from St. Petersburg to Khabarovsk, gathered in Moscow to fill their souls and hearts with God’s spirit, strengthen their vision, recharge themselves...

UK: Interfaith Blessing in Birmingham

  By David Earle, UPF UK On the evening of February 28th, we held an Interfaith Blessing attended by 30 people. The Blessing took place in our home, so it was a very different experience and feeling from our annual Public Blessing, held in a larger venue. Nonetheless, it turned out to be...

HJ Global News (March 23, 2019)

  Prepared by Peace TV Please click on your preferred language to watch this week’s report: English    Spanish    Portuguese     French     Russian     Korean    Japanese   This week we cover: Special World News Heavenly Tribal Messiah Activities (Korea Sub-region 4: Gochan-gun Rally of Hope 2019/ Sub-region 4 of Korea: Rally of Hope in...

Norway: Celebration of International Women’s Day

By Marea Toresen, WFWP Norway In honor of International Women’s Day 2019, WFWP Norway teamed up with Furuset Library and Bydelsmødre to organize a community event celebrating womanhood and connecting women of all backgrounds to the important resources available to them. On March 8, 2019 the event was held in the heart of...

Austria: Marriage Course

  By Josef Gundacker, FFWPU Austria On March 9, 2019, the marriage course enabled participants to spend time together as couples, to get to know each other better and to grow closer together. The meetings took place at eight afternoons in Seidengasse from the beginning of November. In a relaxed, family atmosphere, food...

Spain: Celebration of Women Day

By Marcia de Abreu, WFWP Spain This event was organized in partnership with Vicente Ferrer Foundation on March 8, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. We had a photographic exhibition presented by Vicente Ferrer Foundation, on women contributing to the community, in India. And a round table with representatives of 4 different NGOs: Luz María...

Austria: 100th Anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement

Prepared by UPF Austria 70 guests attended on March 7th 2019 an evening organized by UPF-Austria in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement. Martin Putz, who had been studying Korean language and history at the University of Vienna during the last 2 years, gave a lecture on the historical...