Rev. Moon, religious and political leader, dies in South Korea at 92

The famous religious leader of South Korea has died on pneumonia. Rev. Sun Myung Moon even had followers in America and they allegedly call themselves, "Moonies" of the Unification church.  Rev. Moon attracted millions of followers from all over the world.

Rev. Moon was known to several U. S. presidents throughout our American history.  He was very active in the political arena.  According the, Rev. Moon was a very successful business man who made millions of dollars.  His factories created armaments, paint, machinery, and ginseng tea.   According to, he founded The Washington Times Newspaper.  Although his religious belief was allegedly said to be very controversial, many recall him as a very kind man.

May he rest in peace.  He lived to be 92 years old. 

Rev. Moon, religious and political leader, dies in South Korea at 92

By the CNN Wire Staff
 (CNN) -- The Rev. Sun Myung Moon -- founder of the church whose followers are colloquially known as the Moonies -- died early Monday in South Korea, an organization affiliated with his church said.
The Universal Peace Federation said on its website that Moon died early Monday morning of complications related to pneumonia. He was 92.

The Washington Times, one of several publications that Moon founded...Read full article, here.

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