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Austrian Blessed Families Meeting

    By Elisabeth Cook, FFWPU Austria On 29th July 2017, a beautiful summer day, the annual- national gathering of the Austrian blessed families took place in Seebenstein – a location 60km south of Vienna. The meeting was part of the action-plan of the 2nd gen leaders’ group ACT (Austrian Committee for Transition),...

Austrian 7-Day Divine Principle CARP Workshop

  By Akio Friesacher, CARP Austria From July 17 to 23, 2017 Austrian CARP held a 7 Day Divine Principle Workshop in Gaflenz, Austria. It was the first 7 Day Divine Principle Workshop we held since many years. Our intention was to bring the young people of Austria together, to come closer in...

WFWP International President Visiting Vienna

  By Elisabeth Cook, WFWP Austria As the 21st Middle East Women’s Conference took place in Vienna, International President of WFWP, Yeon Ah Nim, spent a week from July 2 to 9, 2017 in Vienna. On Sunday 9th, 2017 she spoke to the Viennese Unification community at the Sunday Service. The Vienna Peace...

Austria: Interreligious Breakfast

  Prepared by UPF Austria On Saturday 1st July 2017 in Linz, Upper Austria, an Interreligious Breakfast once again took place. The topic this time was: spirituality and politics – are religious people called to be actively involved in political affairs? In July, 18 representatives from 5 different religious directions came together at...

Peace Ambassador Meeting at the Peace Bridge

UPF Upper Austria hosted on 1. 7. 2017 a Peace Ambassador Meeting at the Peace Bridge in front of the Forestry Museum in Reichraming   by Mag. Maria Pammer, UPF Austria The Peace Bridge was built in 2009 by a group of young people from Israel, Palastine and Austria. In spite of the...

Austria: A Symposium at the Innsbruck University

  By Johannes Stampf, Peter Zoehrer & Walter Waldhäusl Representatives of Registered Churches were invited to present their papers in Innsbruck, Tirol, On May 22 to 23, 2017   This was already the third symposium of its kind. The first was held with recognized churches and denominations. Registered confessions were invited to the...

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...