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France: The Reality of Life after Death and the Contemporary Society

  By Jacques Marion, UPF France On June 3rd 2017 was held in Paris an Interreligious Forum on the theme “The Reality of Life after Death and the Contemporary Society”. It was the first in a series of “Dialogue and Alliance” Interreligious Forums planned under the co-sponsorship of the French chapters of the...

France: Public Conference on Family Values

  By Hanna Lotterie, FFWPU France To conclude the season (September 2016-May 2017) of round tables and discussions on the overall topic of education, the local association of “Familles et valeurs-Orsay-Les Ulis” (FAVORLU) held a public conference (as a Education program in a Multicultural Society) on Friday May 26, 2017 in a facility...

France: Forum “Family and Society”

  The Family in the 21st Century – Evolution or Crisis? Prepared by UPF France As Monday, 15 May 2017 marked the International Day of Families, it seemed the appropriate date to launch our new Forum “Family and society”. The Forum’s main objectives are to: Examine the various relationships within the family, and...

France: Meeting African Christian Pastors

  Prepared by UPF France With the long-term view of sharing the Blessing, we contacted several of our older acquaintances and Peace Ambassadors who are Christian pastors of the African diaspora and guiding their congregation living in France. On Saturday 13 May, four pastors, three Unification members who had joined in Africa before...

France: Workshop Celebrating Easter with the Young Children

Prepared by FFWPU France On April 16, 2017, Families gathered with their children to celebrate Easter in Chamarande, France. We had 18 children enjoyed the day. In the morning, a Sunday service was held and children could learn about True Father experiencing the nature, in particular his way of fishing the sea eel...

France: Heavenly Tribal Messiah Workshop

Prepared by FFWPU France On March 25, 2017, twenty-two members came together at the French training center for a “Ensemble, créons notre tribu!” (Together, let us create our tribes!) workshop. Rather than focusing on the recent ‘Europe can do it’ workshop, which would mean squeezing two days of content into one day, they...

France: A Tea Ceremony for Girl’s Day

Prepared by FFWPU France Hina matsuri (literally “Doll’s Day”) is an important day for young Japanese girls. On March 3rd families who have young girls set up an altar of dolls (hina) which supposedly brings good luck, including that the children of the house will be in good health. This altar is decorated...

France: Teaching Divine Principle to Peace Ambassadors and Guests

  Prepared by UPF France Paris Education Centre, France, March 16, 2017 Since October 2016, UPF and WFWP have been organizing a weekly Divine Principle lecture for Peace Ambassadors and contacts, every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 pm, at the Paris Education Center. Called “Jeudis de Barrault” (“Thursdays at Barrault”), after the...

France: Information and Planning Meeting with Peace Ambassadors

  Prepared by UPF France On March 4th, 2017 at “Espace Barrault”, where UPF and WFWP’s new offices are located, Peace Ambassadors were invited to hear a report on the recent World Summit for Peace, Security and Human Development held in Seoul, Korea, on February 1-4, and to discuss plans for the year....

France: Workshop and Blessing

  By FFWPU France Since a long time, we planned to hold a Blessing on Sunday, January 15th. Our dilemma was either to organize a “quick Blessing” or to educate more extensively the potential candidates. Finally, we decided to organize a one-day seminar on January 14, 2017, based on Tim Miller’s lecture for...