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List of Unification Church people

This page is a list of prominent members and supporters, as well as some former members of the Unification Church, founded and led by Sun Myung Moon.


  • Moon family 1
  • Unification Church members 2
    • Former members 2.1
  • Supporters 3
  • References 4

Moon family

The family of Rev. Moon and his wife Hak Ja Han are known as the "True Family". Rev. and Mrs. Moon are known as "True Father" and "True Mother" within the church, and collectively as the "True Parents." Their children are known as the "True Children."

  • Rev. Sun Myung Moon - founder and leader of the Unification Church.[1]
  • Mrs. Hak Ja Han - founder's wife and current leader of the Unification Church. They were married in 1960.[1]
  • Sung Jin Moon (1946-), Moon's son with his first wife, Sun Kil Choi.
  • Heung Jin Moon (1966-1984) second son, died in auto accident, believed by church members to be leading workshops in the spiritual world in which spirits of deceased persons are taught Unification Church teachings.[2]
  • Hyung Jin Moon - president of international Unification Church,[3] studied theology at Harvard University[4]
  • In Jin Moon second daughter, president of the Unification Church of the United States until August 2012.[5][6][7]
  • Julia Moon - widow (posthumous wedding) of Heung Jin Moon. Born Hoon Sook Pak, oldest daughter of long time major leader and key aide Bo Hi Pak. Former prima ballerina]] and General Director of Universal Ballet, South Korea.[8]
  • Moon Kook-jin - fourth son; also known as Justin Moon. Businessman and firearms designer. Owns and operates Kahr Arms, a U.S. small arms manufacturer,[9] chairman of Tongil Group, a South Korean chaebol associated with the Unification Church.[10][11]

Unification Church members

Former members


These are some people well-known for their support of the Unification Church.

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  • Ryoichi Sasakawa, Japanese businessman and philanthropist. Supported Moon’s anti-communist work in Asia.[55][56]
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  2. ^ "From the Unification Church to the Unification Movement, 1994-1999: Five Years of Dramatic Changes" by Massimo Introvigne, a condensed version of material in The Unification Church, in the series "Studies in Contemporary Religion", Signature Books.
  3. ^ Sons Rise in a Moon Shadow, Forbes, April 12, 2010
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  5. ^ Unification Church Woos A Second Generation, National Public Radio, June 23, 2010
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  12. ^ Nepal: The Peace Tour Visit
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  15. ^ Hong, Nansook. (1998). In the Shadow of the Moons: My Life in the Reverend Sun Myung Moon's Family. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. (ISBN 0-316-34816-3)
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  18. ^ J. Isamu Yamamoto, 1974, Unification Church: Zondervan guide to cults & religious movements, Zondervan, ISBN 0-310-70381-6 pages 8 and 22
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  20. ^ The Washington Times, Hunting For a Bionic Editor in Chief
  21. ^ Three top executives ousted by Washington Times, Frank Ahrens and Howard Kurtz, Washington Post, November 10, 2009
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  36. ^ Review: The Naked Rambler, Digital Journal, January 22, 2014
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  45. ^ :: Welcome to Manila Bulletin Online ::
  46. ^ WTimes, Bushes Hail Rev. Moon, Robert Parry, 10-2-2009
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  48. ^ From the Unification Church to the Unification Movement, 1994-1999: Five Years of Dramatic Changes Massimo Introvigne, Center for Studies on New Religions "The ceremony in Washington, D.C., included six "co-officiators" from other faiths, including controversial minister Louis Farrakhan from the Nation of Islam. The Blessing ceremony in Seoul on February 7, 1999 also featured seven co-officiators including Orthodox Rabbi Virgil Kranz (Chairman of the American Jewish Assembly), controversial Catholic Archbishop Emmanuel Milingo and the General Superintendent of the Church of God in Christ (a large African American Pentecostal denomination), Rev. T.L. Barrett."
  49. ^ Families Arrive in Washington For March Called by Farrakhan, New York Times, October 16, 2000
  50. ^ Church Spends Millions On Its Image Washington Post. 1984-09-17
  51. ^ Church Spends Millions On Its Image, Washington Post, 1984-09-17.
  52. ^ Archbishop rejects Vatican ultimatum
  53. ^ The archbishop's wife speaks for herself National Catholic Reporter August 31, 2001
  54. ^ U. of Bridgeport Honors Rev. Moon, Fiscal Savior, New York Times, September 8, 1995
  55. ^ The Resurrection Of Reverend Moon PBS, Frontline, January 21, 1992
  56. ^ Sun Myung Moon Changes Robes, New York Times, January 21, 1992
  57. ^ Prophets and protons: new religious movements and science in late twentieth-century America, Benjamin E. Zeller, NYU Press, page 22
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