St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Rev. Moon Will Speak Here

March 24, 2001, Saturday,

Section: Religion, Pg. 14

The Rev. Sun Myung Moon, 81, who calls himself the new Messiah, will make his first appearance in St. Louis at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Regal Riverfront Hotel, 200 South Fourth Street. He will speak through a translator about family values at the We Will Stand conference.

Moon founded his Unification Church in Korea in 1945 and brought it to this country in the 1960s, advocating arranged, mass marriages. The 35 members of the Missouri Family Church, a Unification Church at 9451 Lackland Road in Overland, are sponsoring his visit here, part of a U.S. tour.

Registration is free and opens at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 314-426-3080.