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an often derogatory term for a member of the Unification Church

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They hired ex-members of the Moonies who came to the hospital and worked with me for several days until I had been deprogrammed.
As a religious organisation the Moonies were often caught up - to their detriment - in controversy, both here and abroad, but public reaction to the broom-brandishing exercise was very favourable.
He provides the full set of tools for loading and unloading the moonies as well as a straightening tool in case you bend one.
Not so obvious, however, has been Pyongyang's interest in the Moonies.
Koizumi said that in recruiting followers the Moonies simply wanted to get hold of people who would make use of their products, and not because they were sincerely spreading their teachings.
Father Gabriele Amorth, Rome's chief exorcist, has said that in recent times Milingo was targeted and brainwashed by the Moonies who "caught him in a moment of discouragement and depression.
RELIGIOUS cult the Moonies have made a bid to buy struggling Queens Park Rangers.
Whether aimed at Roman Catholics, Mormons, Spiritualists, and Theosophists in the nineteenth century or Moonies, Hare Krishnas, Scientologists, and New Agers at the end of the twentieth, the content and tone of anti-cult rhetoric has remained similar.
Los moonies --militantes de la secta-- ven en Moon al mesias; lo llaman padre verdadero y aseguran que esta llamado a realizar la tarea inconclusa de Jesucristo: establecer el "Reino del Cielo" en la Tierra.
expatriate Washington Times editorialist William Cheshire wrote in the San Diego Union-Tribune (April 9, 1989): "Where the Moonies are concerned, it seems clear, we are dealing with something besides just an exotic cult.
Washington area, Moonies recruiting couples to attend the wedding stand under
While the Moonies may occasionally have exercised questionable influence in the past, that's no longer the case.
During the bizarre years of the Reagan ascendancy I oftenhad occasion to call Wes about the Moonies (now celebrated for their publication of The Washington Times, a Court Circular recognized as such by the Tower commission) and about the other comical and sinister groups that enjoyed a new lease under the idiot, smiling reign of the Gipper.
At his funeral will thousands of Moonies show respect by flashing their bare backsides as he passes?
Members of the church, known as Moonies, have entered a 13-day mourning period of mourning.