Unification Church

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U·ni·fi·ca·tion Church

A Christian church, founded by Sun Myung Moon in 1954, that identifies Moon as Messiah and seeks to bring about the kingdom of God on Earth.

Unification Church

(Other Non-Christian Religions) a religious sect founded in 1954 by Sun Myung Moon (1920–2012), S Korean industrialist and religious leader. See also Moonie

U′nifica′tion Church′

an eclectic religious sect founded by the Rev. Sun Myung Moon in 1954.
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Noun1.Unification Church - a Christian church (with some Buddhist elements) founded in 1954 by Sun Myung Moon and known for staging mass weddings and other communal activities
Christian church, church - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
Moonie - an often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church
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