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European Cheon Il Guk Leaders Assembly

  by Peter Staudinger, FFWPU Europe The European C.I.G. Leaders Assembly 2017 was held in Prague, the Czech Republic from March 9 to 12, 2017. Around 250 leaders and members gathered to receive guidance and inspiration and to make a renewed determination for the fifth year of Cheon Il Guk. The theme for...

‘We Can Do It’ Workshop in Europe

  By FFWPU Europe As the 4th year of Cheon Il Guk ended and the 5th began, 100 representatives from 16 European nations gathered to participate in the ‘We Can Do It’ workshop from January 27 to 29, 2017 in Bad Camberg, Germany. The goal of the workshop, which was run by three...

24+Matching and Blessing Preparation Workshop

  By FFWPU Europe, David Hanna From the 8-11 December we held a “24+ Matching and Blessing Preparation Workshop” in our European Seminar Centre, Camberg, Germany. This was a joint venture between the European Second Generation Department and the European Blessed Family Department, led by the ESGD. One hundred parents and children over...

European Regional Leaders’ Meeting

By FFWPU Europe From the arrivals on Friday, the 4th of November, until the closing lunch on Sunday, the 6th, European regional leaders, Special Emissaries and headquarters staff met in the beautiful Spanish headquarters in Madrid. This was one in a series of quarterly meetings of European regional leaders whose purpose is to...

European Parents Matching Convocation

  By FFWPU Europe, blessed family department, Dr. David Hanna More than fifty parents gathered at the seminar center in Camberg, Germany, for a Parents Matching Convocation (PMC) on the weekend of 7-9 October. Organized by the Blessed Family Department (BFD) with European Second Generation Department (ESGD) support, these events offer practical and...

European Members Visited Benin – June Darby

  By June Darby   My Dairy   25th July I have just found out that I will be going to the mayor of Cotonou office this afternoon at 3pm to get final permission for blessing every single district in Cotonou. It has been verbally agreed but needs to become official, papers to...

European Members Visited Benin – Katharina Eder

  By Katharina Eder In these week staying here we had the chance to meet many quite high position people. It seems to be quite easy to get a chance to meet them and they all welcomed us. For instance, we got to meet the major of this city Godomey and he invited...

European Members Visited Benin – Amy Brown

  By Amy Brown Here in Benin we have been received so warmly by the Family Federation members, CARP members and local Beninese people. In total we are 4 European members, Viktor Vanalderwelt from France, Katharina Eder from Germany, and June Darby and myself from England. We’ve been privileged to be able to...

Africa Day and the United Nations Day for the Family

By WFWP UK, Patricia Earle   “Some of the very real situations faced by African women and girls, and in particular the horrific practice of Female Genital Mutilation, were discussed in the most recent Women’s Peace Meeting, recognizing the UN Day for the Family and Africa Day. Disturbing new statistics published by UNICEF...

Round Table on the Family

By Jacques Marion, UPF Europe This is an initial report on the Round Table on the theme “Family Values, Family Policies, European Culture: Challenges and Opportunities in Central Europe Today”, which was convened by UPF Europe and the Czech Parliamentarian Mrs. Nina Novakova at the hotel Regina in Vienna on July 8, 2016....