Unification Church


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U·ni·fi·ca·tion Church

 (yo͞o′nə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
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

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(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′


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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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com/world/2012/sep/03/moonie-cult-leader) Unification Church , led by Reverend Sean Moon, the son of media mogul and Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon, and focuses on the divine nature of firearms.
Moon is the third son of the late leader of the Unification Church, Moon Sun-myung, who opened the door to North Korea in the 1990s with multiple North Korean businesses.
20 (BNA): About 3,000 couples from 62 countries tied the knot in South Korea on Saturday, in a mass wedding ceremony conducted by the Unification Church founded by the late Reverend Sun Myung Moon.
The losses were so high that the Unification Church sharply curtailed the operation in the late 2000s and in 2010 the paper was sold to a group of former Times executives and the Rev.
Kim expressed deep sorrow and urged Moon's bereaved wife Han Hak Ja, who continues to lead the Unification Church after the death of her spouse, to carry on with Moon's cause, KCNA reported.
These are Falun Gong, Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church, International Society for Krishna Consciousness, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Great White Brotherhood, and others.
According to The Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine, the now 50-year-old actress said that she was saved by her first husband, Peter Horton, who had been cast in a film about the Moonies, the name given to followers of Rev Moon Sun-myung's Unification Church.
The brides and grooms from 200 countries gathered in South Korea to tie the knot in a wedding ceremony organised by the controversial Unification Church.
Tomizawa was a volunteer with Generation Peace Academy, a gap-year program affiliated with the Unification Church.
Sun Myung Moon, self-proclaimed messiah, founder of the Unification Church and founder of various Religious Right political causes, died Sept.
Moon, the founder of the Unification Church, died nearly two weeks ago, aged 92.
More than 30,000 tearful mourners attended the elaborate, flower-strewn funeral in South Korea Saturday of their "messiah" and controversial Unification Church founder Sun Myung Moon.