Moonie leader refused entry to Fiji

The Fiji government has refused entry to the controversial South Korean preacher, the Rev Dr Sun Myung Moon, and his wife.

Radio Fiji reports that the Rev Dr Moon’s aircraft had to be diverted to Samoa at the last moment when it was refused permission to land at Nadi International Airport today.

The report says the Rev Dr Moon was expected to meet with members of his church congregation at Nadi this week.

His visit to Vanuatu was also cancelled because of a backlash by churches there and delays by the government.

A Cult of Christianity
Theologically, the Unification Church is, at best, a cult of Christianity. It does not represent historical, biblical Christianity in any way. Leader Sun Myung Moon’s theology can only be described as insane.
Given the fact that the Unification Church rejects the essential doctrines of the Christian faith, teaches heresy, and engages in unbiblical practices, Christian churches can not have unity and/or any form of cooperation with the Unification Church or its front groups.

Fiji’s opposition leader, Mahendra Chaudhry, says the Rev Dr Moon is not a criminal or a terrorist to be given such treatment.

Mr Chaudhry says the Rev Dr Moon is a man dedicated to a mission of peace through the promotion of moral and spiritual values.

He says refusing the Rev Dr Moon and his wife entry to Fiji is tantamount to denying freedom of association and assembly to their followers.

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Dec. 6, 2005

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