Scientology: Ryan’s Moonie ‘peace’ mission

Those who believe that Armageddon is nigh may be right, judging by strange new alliances in Dublin’s alternative religions.

The Bible, after all, predicts that the “last days” will see the merging of disparate sects.

Gerard Ryan, the public face of Scientology in Ireland, has just been appointed a “peace ambassador” by the group formerly known as the Unification Church, aka the Moonies.

The apparent link-up between two cults will be seen by many as sinister. However, Ryan insists that he accepted the “ambassadorship” in a personal capacity.

He attended the recent Moonie conference in Dublin, at which Rev Sun Myung Moon, its founder, spoke for four hours, but was not impressed. “I disagree with virtually everything he says,” declares Ryan.

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The Sunday Times, UK
Nov. 13, 2005

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