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Austria: Youth Event at Vienna University

  By Elisabeth Cook, UPF Austria On May 22nd 2017 the Youth Committee of UPF-Austria organised a panel discussion at the University of Vienna on the theme: “Walls of Bridges? Session II Populism, Integration & the Future of Europe.” This event was the second of a series of discussions on this topic. The...

Austria: “Heart and Mind” Seminar with Thomas Schuh

  By Gaby Zöhrer, FFWPU Austria From May 26th to 28th we had a very special Divine Principle workshop titled “Heart and Mind Seminar” in Gaflenz, Austria, with ten participants in attendance. The lecturer, Thomas Schuh, a trained and experienced psychotherapist unites psychology with the Divine Principle. The lectures were combined with practical...

Linz Commemorates the UN Family Day with a Political Podium Discussion

  Prepared by UPF Austria (Linz) On 15th May 2017, the Austrian public found out that the country would face a re-election. On the same day, the United Nations commemorated the 22nd International Day of Families. It took place under the theme “Families, education and well-being”. The Universal Peace Federation (UPF), a non-governmental...

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...

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...

Austria: Interreligious Breakfast

  “Don’t be a spectator of history, but be its host.” Rev. Sun Myung Moon “Every difficult situation that you manage to master is spared from your future.” Dalai Lama   By Maria Pammer FFWPU and UPF Upper Austria hosted an interreligious breakfast for the second time this year on April 22, 2017...

Austria: Divine Principle Workshop

By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria On April 1st, 2017 a 1-day Divine Principle workshop was held in Seebenstein, Austria. Guests were invited from the Providential Organizations FFWPU, WFWP and UPF. They could learn about the Ideal, the Fall and the Blessing, including a testimony about the life of a Blessed family: A child...

Austria: Global Ethic Conferences

  Prepared by UPF Austria The Peace Academy Linz and Universal Peace Federation Upper Austria hosted three events on the theme: What connects the religions of the world? The former Catholic ecumenical theologian Hans Küng initiated the idea of a Global Ethic. In his book, he recognizes and describes that the ethic principles...

Austria: Heavenly Tribal Messiah Workshop

  by Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria More than 30 members of the Family Federation gathered on March 18th, 2017 in Vienna for the Tribal Messiahs’ workshop conducted by Dr. Wolfgang Czerny and Kurt Sattlberger. After a general introduction all participants were asked to write down their own experiences concerning tribal messiahship activities and...

The Unification Movement in Upper Austria Goes Mainstream

  By Peter Zoehrer, FFWPU Austria, (Vienna, Austria, March 4. .2017)   The regional government of Upper Austria has just published a remarkable brochure, featuring, amongst other religious groups, the Unification Community. This has been a direct consequence of the national recognition of the “Unification Church of Austria” as a confessional community (June...