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.
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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
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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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The maiden edition of the Seraphim Media Summit held last weekend at Seraph Land, Maba, Ogun State, was a leap for leaders and member of the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria, as the event exposed the church at large to the value of the media as a vital tool to project the image of the church positively, as well as a means to propagate the gospel through the emerging technology.
Interestingly, the Unification Church that organised the Summit in Kathmandu was created to fight the communists, but in Nepal, the powerful communist government used its resources including police and army men to make its summit a success.
Rizal Avenue and Marcos Highway from Yakal Street to Ipil-Ipil Street, including Liro Homes Subdivision, Sitio Mayagay and Sitio Pulang Lupa; streets of Balayaong, Banaba and Yakal; and Unification Church, Gems Hotel and University of Rizal System - Tanay Campus College of Agriculture in Barangays Cuyambay and Sampaloc.
Lisa Kohn's memoir of growing up in the 1960s and 1970s under the influence of the Unification Church -- the "Moonies" cult -- is at once heartrending and mind-blowing.
I had heard about the Unification Church, or Moonie movement, long before I knew I was coming to Korea, but I had never met anyone from that religion while living in Australia, and I do not recall having even seen a church building.
Sanctuary Church and Rod of Iron Ministries are an offshoot of the (https://www.theguardian.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.
Harry spent an hour touring Joshua House Children Centre in the capital Georgetown, an institution run by Gladys Accra, who is a member of the Unification Church - known as the Moonies after its founder Sun Myung Moon.
Harry spent an hour touring Joshua House Children Centre in the capital of Guyana, an institution run by Gladys Acca who is a member of the Unification Church - known as the Moonies after its founder Sun Myung Moon.
Burroughs, Shulamith Firestone, and Neal Stephenson; and the human automaton since the 1970s in depictions of radicals, cult members, and fundamentalists like Parry Hearst's Symbionese Liberation Army, the Unification Church, the mass suicides of Jim Jones's People's Temple and Heaven's Gate, and discourses of Islamophobia since 9/11 in Battlestar Galactica, Homeland, and Don DeLillo's Falling Man.
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.
Sun Myung Moon of Korea's Unification Church, was started as an alternative to the Washington Post (the Washington Star had folded in 1981).
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.