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Chicago clergy, Rev. Moon join forces
|Thursday, 1 March 2001 11:11
Chicago clergy, Rev. Moon join forces CHICAGO, March 1 (UPI) -- Chicago ministers and the Rev. Sun Myung Moon are joining forces to help address the issues confronting and tearing apart families. Moon, 81, told about 3,000 people attending a foot-stomping service at Life Center Church of God in Christ he is "making my utmost effort to revive America." The gathering Wednesday night marked the fourth stop of Moon's 50-state tour to find common ground among racial, ethnic and religious groups. "The reason I like the Reverend Moon is that he brings black, white, yellow and brown together," said the Rev. A.I. Dunlap of Mount Olive A.M.E. Church. Moon began his "We Will Stand" national tour on Sunday in New York. "Unless we have true love relationships between a man and a wife, we cannot have God's love," Moon preached through an interpreter. "No divorce or free sex." Moon started his Unification Church a half-century ago in Korea. The church has been criticized for its recruiting practices. It currently claims some 3 million members in 190 countries and may be best known for its mass weddings. Moon's next stop is Atlanta. United Press International is a subsidiary of News World Communications Inc., which also owns a number of publications and broadcast operations begun by Moon but is not directly owned by the Unification Church. -- Copyright 2001 by United Press International. All rights reserved. --
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