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Interfaith

Christian Leader, Members Attend UPF-Ghana Seminar

July 1, 2015

Accra, Ghana—The district pastor of a major church and 50 of his members attended a peace education seminar held by UPF-Ghana.

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Working in Unity: Religious Youth Service Clean-up

June 28, 2015

Auckland, New Zealand—A Religious Youth Service project in New Zealand gave a group of young people the chance to do hard work with their hands and also understand people of other faiths with their heart.

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Miracles of Forgiveness at Central African Conference

June 13, 2015

Bangui, Central African Republic—One month after the Bangui National Forum, UPF invited 80 leaders to discuss the forum’s recommendations.

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UPF-Australia: RYS Project Includes Tree-planting

June 13, 2015

Riverwood, Australia—Young people from 16 nationalities and six faiths came together to plant trees in a project of the Religious Youth Service (RYS).

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A Unique, Unifying Summer Camp in Northwestern Russia

June 4, 2015

Petrozavodsk, Russia—UPF, together with the organization Islamic Education, organized a unique summer camp for children and teens in Russia’s far northwest Karelia region.

 

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Africa Day Observed in Switzerland

May 25, 2015

Bern, Switzerland—Africa’s contributions to world peace were the focus of UPF-Switzerland’s commemoration of Africa Day.

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International Day of Families Observed in Italy

May 23, 2015

Bergamo, Italy—A variety of religious, ethnic and cultural organizations joined with UPF-Italy to exalt the family in honor of International Day of Families.

 

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Interreligious Program in Montreal

May 6, 2015

Montreal, Canada—An evening of prayers and readings from the Bible and the Koran took place at the Église Sainte-Trinité in Vaudreuil-Dorion in Quebec on May 6.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Addresses Educational Role of Religious Leaders

May 4, 2015

Jerusalem, Israel—On May 4, the Harry S. Truman Research Institute held a conference on the theme, “Dialogue instead of Conflict–Education for Recognition of the Other.”

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Central African Religious Leaders Urged to ‘Forgive, Love, Unite’

May 2, 2015

Bangui, Central African Republic—“Forgive, Love, Unite” was the theme of an interreligious meeting that was attended by more than 85 religious leaders.

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UPF Team Visits Nigerian State Governor, Executive Council

April 29, 2015

Kaduna, Nigeria—The UPF-Nigeria secretary general has commended the outgoing Kaduna State governor for supporting peace initiatives and for his conduct in accepting defeat in recent general elections.

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UPF Featured on Canadian TV

April 18, 2015

Georgetown, Canada - Two television programs, one about UPF activities and another about marriage that was hosted by a UPF representative, were shown at UPF-Canada’s monthly meeting.

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Canadian Baha’i Brings Message of Unity

March 29, 2015

Vancouver, Canada—A longtime member of the Baha’i Faith spoke about the origins of her faith and of its belief in humankind’s spiritual unity.

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Forum at the UN Promotes Interreligious Dialogue and Sustainable Development

March 27, 2015

New York, United States - Both UPF and the UN Alliance of Civilizations believe that interfaith dialogue can help nations live in peace, stated H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, the UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, at a consultation at the UN headquarters.

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Peruvian Ambassadors for Peace Launch Multiple Service Projects

March 27, 2015

Lima, Peru—After the recent formation of working groups, many Ambassadors for Peace have begun using their talents and connections in programs to benefit their fellow Peruvians.

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Peru Peace Council to Work ‘within Walls and outside Walls’

March 21, 2015

Lima, Peru—The newly established UPF-Peru Peace Council met to form four committees and to review plans for its work in 2015.

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UPF Israel and Italy Collaborate on Youth Soccer Exchange Project

March 19, 2015

Turin, Italy—An Arab-Jewish soccer team, comprised of fourteen (7 Arab, 7 Jewish) 11-year-old boys, visited Turin, Italy from March 19-26, 2015, to participate in the “Un Calcio per la Pace” (“Football for Peace”) project.

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Jerusalem Interfaith Forum Promotes Peace Education

March 12, 2015

Netanya, Israel—For its March 2015 meeting, the Jerusalem Interfaith Forum visited the city of Netanya and was warmly welcomed by Rabbi Edgar Nof and his Netan-ya Congregation community.

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70,000 in Nepal Affirm Marriage and Family

February 21, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal — Approximately 70,000 citizens of Nepal gathered to affirm marriage and family on February 21, 2015, as they filled the National Stadium to pledge to uphold premarital purity and marital fidelity.

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Nepal Backs UPF’s Call for UN Interreligious Council

February 21, 2015

Kathmandu, Nepal — The Prime Minister of Nepal, H.E. Sushil Koirala, said that his government would support the call of the late Dr. Sun Myung Moon, the founder of UPF, for an interreligious council at the United Nations.

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