A History of the Unification Church in Canada: 1965-1991

by Franco Famularo



Barker, Eileen. The Making of a Moonie: Choice or Brainwashing. Oxford and New York: Basil Blackwell. 1984.

Bibby, Reginald. Fragmented Gods: The Poverty and Potential of Religion in Canada. Toronto: Stoddart. 1987, 1990.

Biermans, John T. The Odyssey of New Religions Today. Lewiston/Queenston: The Edwin Mellen Press. 1988.

Bromley, David and Shupe, Anson. Strange Gods: The Great American Cult Scare. Boston: Beacon Press. 1981.

Freed, Josh. Moonwebs: Journey into the Mind of a Cult. Toronto: Dorset Publishing. 1980

Gallup, George and Castelli, Jim. The People's Religion: American Faith in the 90's. New York, London: MacMillan. 1989.

Kim, Young Oon. Unification Theology. New York: HSA-UWC. 1987.

Kim, Young Oon. Unification Theology and Christian Thought. New York: Golden Gate. First Edition 1975. Revised Edition 1976.

Lee, San Hun. Communism: A Critique and Counter-proposal. Washington D.C. Freedom Leadership Foundation. 1973.

Mickler, Michael L. A History of the Unification Church in the America 1959-1974: Emergence of a National Movement. New York & London: Garland Publishing. 1993.

Posterski, Donald. and Barker, Irwin. Where's a Good Church? Canadians Respond from the Pulpit, Podium and Pew. Winfield, BC: Wood Lake Books. 1993.

Sherwood, Carlton. Inquisition: The Persecution and Prosecution of the Reverend Sun Myung Moon. Washington D.C. Regnery Gateway. 1991.

Sontag, Frederick. Sun Myung Moon and the Unification Church. Nashville: Abingdon. 1977.

Vallieres, Pierres. Negres Blancs d'Amerique. English translation by Joan Pinkham. White Niggers of America. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart. 1971.

Werner, Paul. Heaven Down to Earth. Toronto: HSA-UWC. 1985.

____________. In Harmony with the Eternal. Toronto: HSA-UWC. 1986

____________. Tapping the Unlimited Reservoir. Toronto: HSA-UWC. 1986.

____________. Psyche and Spirit. Toronto: HSA-UWC. 1988.

The Canadian World Almanac and Book of Facts 1991. Toronto. Global Press. 1990.

The Canadian Encyclopedia. Volume III. Min-Sta. Second Edition. Edmonton: Hurtig Publishers. 1988.

Constitutional Issues in the Case of Reverend Moon. Herbert Richardson, ed. New York: Edwin Mellen Press. 1984.

Day of Hope in Review: Part 2, 1974-1975. David Kim, ed. Tarrytown, New York: IOWC. 1975.

Day of Hope in Review. Part III. 1976-1981. Volume 1. David Kim, ed. Tarrytown, New York: IOWC. 1981.

Divine Principle. New York: HSA-UWC. (Fifth Edition) 1973, 1977.

God's Will and the World. New York: HSA-UWC. 1985.

Outline of the Principle: Level 4. New York: HSA-UWC. 1980.

Religion in America. William G. McLoughlin and Robert N. Bellah, ed. Boston: Beacon Press. 1966, 1968.

New Religions and Mental Health: Understanding the Issues. Herbert Richardson, ed. New York and Toronto. The Edwin Mellen Press. 1980.

Study of Mind Development Groups, Sects and Cults: A report to the Ontario Government. Special Advisor: Daniel G. Hill, ed. Toronto: The Queens Printer. June 1980.

A Time for Consideration: A Scholarly Appraisal of the Unification Church. M. Darrol Bryant and Herbert Richardson, ed. The Edwin Mellen Press. 1978.

The Tradition. Volume 1. New York: HSA-UWC. 1985.

Unification Movement Publications

Moon, Hak Ja Han. "True Parents and the Completed Testament Age." November 8, 1993. (Women's Federation for World Peace).

Moon, Sun Myung. Master Speaks. 1965 to 1975. Reverend Sun Myung Moon Speaks. 1976 to present. (Both are collections of Reverend Moon's extemporaneously translated speeches.)

ACC Hometown Magazine. 1993 to present. Falls Church Virginia.

Currents. A Journal of Unificationist Thought and Culture. Riverdale, MD. Summer 1989 to present.

The Healing of the World: An Introduction to the Life and Teachings of Sun Myung Moon. New York: HSA-UWC. 1994.

New Age Frontiers. Published by the Unified Family and later the Unification Church. 1962-72. In Oakland, California until November 1965 and in Washington D.C. from December 1965 to 1972.

New Hope News. published by the Unification Church. 1974 to 1981.

New Vision For World Peace: Reverend Sun Myung Moon. New York: HSA-UWC. 1988.

People Serving People: The Projects of Reverend Sun Myung Moon and the Unification Movement. New York: HSA-UWC. 1985.

Songs of the Garden. New York: HSA-UWC. 1989. (Unification Church Songbook).

Today's World. New York: HSA-UWC. 1980 to present.

Tongil Saegye Monthly. Seoul, Korea: HSA-UWC. (Korean language Unification Church magazine.)

Unification News. New York: HSA-UWC. 1982 to present.

United Temple Bulletin. Published by United Faith Chapel of Portland, Oregon and its successor, United Faith Inc. 1961-1972.

Way of the World. Published by HSA-UWC originally in Korea and later in the United States from 1969 until 1979.

Periodicals and Newspapers

Beal, Bob. "Low-keyed Moonies pitch countered by quiet protest: See? No brainwashing here, Moonie tells city gathering." Edmonton Journal. April 22, 1982.

Beliveau, Jules. "Une manifestation anti-sectes denonce les "moonistes" reunis a Montreal." La Presse. 25 Novembre 1982.

Bird, Frederick and Reimer, William. "Participation Rates in New Religious Movements." Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. Vol. 21. March, 1982.

Blain, Joanne. "Forcible deprogramming of cultists hit." The Calgary Herald. October 3, 1981.

Connor, Shirley. "Unification Church gets BBB apology." The Mail Star. (Halifax, Nova Scotia). July 28, 1982.

______________. "Unification Church suffers from 'credibility problem.'" The Mail Star. August 2, 1982.

Delacourt, Susan. "Cult Awareness Week stirs up hornet's nest among U of T students." Globe and Mail. October 1, 1986.

Fralic, Shelley. "'Moonie' rejects deprogramming." (Elizabeth Wyckoff...right to her own beliefs.) The Vancouver Sun. October 11, 1980.

Hakala, Arnie. "Smokebombs, boos and ballyhoo hail 'messiah' in New York." Toronto Star. June 2, 1976.

Harpur, Tom. "Moon: The Newest Religious Cult Star." Toronto Star. March 8, 1975.

Hill, Tom. "Witch hunt feared: "Moonies" oppose probe." Ottawa Citizen. April 15, 1978.

Kingsley, David. "A biased attitude toward cults." The Spectator. May 26, 1983.

Levine, Saul and Salter N. E. "Youth and Contemporary Religious Movements: Psychosocial Findings." Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal. Vol 21, 1976.

Manthorpe, Jonathan. "Tories get into mind bending." The Toronto Star. March 29, 1978.

Marshall, John. "Pilgrims return Unconverted." Globe and Mail. June 3, 1976.

McAteer, Michael. "Canada's man in the Moonies." The Toronto Star. March 19, 1983.

________________. "Moonies launch huge publicity campaign." Toronto Star. May 4, 1985.

McMahon, Pat. "Tories' tacky tactics mean Grits will return to power. Calgary Herald. April 22, 1983.

Moon, Peter. "Moonies selling elk antlers as aphrodisiacs to Asians." Globe and Mail. January 20, 1984.

Moore, Roberta J. "Terror in Denver." Liberty. March/April 1975.

Morgan, Denys. "Confrontation with cults - Moonies lose date for lunch." The Globe and Mail. October 20, 1979.

Nolan, Paikin. "I've changed my mind on cults in school." The Spectator. May 17, 1983.

O'Brien, David. "Demonstrators may attack Moonies, anti-cultist warns." Winnipeg Free Press. August 28, 1982.

Poupart, Chris. "Moonies CARP about ads." The Varsity. November 12, 1980.

Prentice, Michael. "A question of charity and how money's used." The Ottawa Citizen. January 24, 1979.

Ross, Barbara. "40,000 Attend Unification Rally" Daily News. (Tarrytown & Irvington N.Y.) June 2, 1976.

Stanton, Barry. "Mefiez vous de ce Prophete La." Chatelaine. Octobre 1976. (French language monthly)

Scurfield, Maureen. "Moonies Coming To Town." The Winnipeg Sun. August 27, 1982.

Stockland, Peter. "The Moonies are Coming." The Edmonton Sun. April 13, 1982.

Weatherbe, Stephen. "The Moonies go respectable." Alberta Report. May 3, 1982.

Wilson, Paul. "Door is open for cults in Halton high schools." The Spectator. (Hamilton). April 22, 1983.

"Anti-cult protest planned." Edmonton Journal. April 20, 1982.

"BBB says 'sorry' to Moonies over ticket rap." The Daily News. (Halifax) July 28, 1982.

"Bussing seniors to shop." Bloor West Villager. May 1979. p. A20.

"Cafik accused of trying to deprogram ex-aide Bierman from Moon Church." Winnipeg Free Press. January 18, 1978.

"Did Cafik Imprison Moonie?" Ottawa Today. January 19, 1978.

The Catholic Register. Toronto. March 22, 1977.

"Clergy warned of trips offered by Moonies." The Toronto Star. May 10, 1988.

"Corner of the counter-spy veil is lifted as Sun, editor and publisher face court." Globe and Mail. June 13, 1978.

Editorial "A dismaying fury over Moonies." The Winnipeg Sun. August 31, 1982.

"Elk Sold to Moonie leader." Edmonton Journal. September 2, 1983.

"Former Aide Claims Cafik Held Him Against His Will" The Daily Mercury. (Guelph, Ontario). January 18, 1978.

"Freed's book brings fame - no fortune." The Globe and Mail October 26, 1981.

McGill Reporter. December 11, 1974. Volume 7. No. 13.

"Mind-expansionists may face public probe."Toronto Star. February 26, 1978.

"Moon Shines over Mysterious Meeting of the Minds." The Montreal Star. Tuesday, December 17, 1974.

"Meeting of Moonies draws 30 protesters." The Montreal Gazette. November 25, 1982.

"Moonies attract heckler anxious parents." The Vancouver Sun. March 19, 1982.

"Moonie Bierman says M.P. Cafik kept him a prisoner. Vancouver Sun. January 18, 1978.

"Moonie critics vocal at Hyatt Hotel rally. The Province. March 19, 1982.

" 'Moonie' ex-aide cites deprogram attempt by Cafik." Ottawa Citizen. January 10, 1978.

"Moonies not with soap firm." The Oshawa Times. January 31, 1983.

"The Moonies Fall on Hard Times in Canada." Reader's Digest. August 1982.

"An Open Letter From CARP to the University Community." Advertisement in The Newspaper. November 1980.

"Proctor and Gamble Inc. cult involvement denied." The Star Phoenix. (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) June 18, 1980.

"Publishers go belly up: Author loses royalties." The Province. (Vancouver B.C.). October 25, 1981.

"Shopping bus linked with Unification Church." Bloor West Villager. June 1979.

"The Unification Church in Canada: A Growing Concern." Today Magazine. May 10, 1980.

"Winter freezes out unity rally." The Toronto Star. December 29, 1977.

"4,000 sing and dance for unity." The Toronto Star. June 25, 1978.

Various Unpublished Materials

Ang, Marie Leckrone. Diary. June 16-August 20, 1968.

Bilaniuk, Petro B.T.. "Christianity and the Communist Threat." Speech delivered at International Rally for World Freedom. February 5, 1977.

___________________. Letter by Very Reverend Professor Petro Bilaniuk. August 27, 1984. "Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Freedom - Canada.

Brosgall, Mike. Revenue Canada Audit Report of HSA-UWC Canada. November 1987.

Christie, Barbara. Statement of Barbara Christie. April 19, 1982.

Famularo, Franco. Chronology of the Unification Movement in Canada: 1965-1991. Unpublished. (The chronology lists events by date and is based on interviews, diaries, letters of members, internal church reports and the observations of the author between 1983 and 1991.)

________________. Diary. 1976-1991.

Flinn, Frank K. "Ted Patrick, Father of Deprogramming." The Facts on Deprogramming. February 1982. Unpublished Manuscript.

Hebert, Mark. Prospectus on Clearstone Breeding Farms. January 1991.

Masuda, Yoshihiko. "Moral Vision and Practice in the Unification Movement." Unpublished doctoral dissertation. 1987.

Moon, Sun Myung. Unofficial transcripts, audio and video tapes of Reverend Moon's speeches in Canada. September 17, 1977, June 25-28, 1987, June 18-19, 1988, and June 5-19, 1991.

Porter, Martin. "Canada at the Crossroads: The New Millennium." Official text of speech given in each city. 1982-83.

______________. "Rally for Canadian Unity." Text of Speech delivered December 28, 1977.

______________. A Statement by Reverend Martin Porter. Press Conference held in Toronto Unification Church. November 6, 1979.

______________. Testimony. 1994.

______________."Unification Church offers a $10,000 Reward." October 1980.

Werner, Paul. Personal Testimony of Rev. Paul Werner: May 1985.

Wilding, Alan. Diary. 1969-1975.

Wilding, Alan. Report of Celebrate Canada Festival. 1978

Wyckoff, Elizabeth. Statement of Events. October 3, 1980.

Articles of Incorporation of the Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity in Ontario. Filed May 9, 1973.

Canadian Unity and Freedom Federation. Form letter sent to Members of Provincial and Federal Parliament. June 2, 1978.

C.A.R.P. pamphlet. 1975.

Federal Tax Return of The Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity (HSA-UWC). 1978.

Financial Statements of HSA-UWC 1982-1991. prepared by Peter J. Newhouse. Chartered Accountant.

Form invitation letter from Committee for the International Rally for World Freedom. January 1977.

"Happy Children's Toy Library." Brochure. January 1981.

A History of the Unification Church in Austria. Unpublished 1989.

A History of the Unification Church in Britain. Unpublished. 1989.

A History of the Unification Church in Germany. Unpublished. 1989.

A History of the Unification Church in Italy. Unpublished. 1989.

"Holy Spirit Association Bulletin." (In house Unification Church of Canada newsletter) June-September, 1988.

"Le Journal de l'Unification." Quebec. 1976-77. (French Language Unification Church Newsletter)

Letter from Revenue Canada, Charitable Organizations Section. November 3, 1969.

Letter to Department of Revenue from Fitzsimmons MacFarlane. Legal firm representing HSA-UWC. October 18, 1985.

Letter by G.J. Murray of Revenue Canada. September 1, 1988.

Letter by Rick Owen of Revenue Canada. February 23, 1987.

Lists of Participants at International Conference for the Unity of the Sciences (ICUS) 1972-1988.

List of people that sent proclamations, letters of appreciation and telegrams to CUFF. June 1978.

"One World" renamed "Today." Newsletter of HSA-UWC Canada. June, August and September 1978.

Open Letter to Communist World Leaders. From Committee for the International Rally for World Freedom. Toronto. February 5, 1977.

Private Members Bill in Ontario Legislature. "An Act to monitor and regulate the activities of Cults and Mind Development Groups." (Short title "The Cult Regulation Act." Mr. Sweeney. 4th Session, 31st Legislature, Ontario 29 Elizabeth II, 1980.

Program for the inaugural meeting of International Family Association (IFA) Toronto. January 1976.

Program for "New Hope Banquet 1976." Renaissance Room. Chateau Laurier Hotel. Ottawa, Canada. April 23, 1976.

The Religious Freedom Digest. Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Freedom - Canada. Fall 1984. (newsletter)

Symposium - A New Focus for Men and Women Today. Sponsored by the Unification Church of Canada. Faculty of Education Building. May 7, 1980. (Brochure)

The Unificationist. Toronto: HSA-UWC. (1990 newsletter of Canadian church)

Internal Unification Church report. June 1991.

Unification Alliance. Statement of Purpose. June 1986.

Unification Church Brochure. "Moon's Man In Canada." 1983.

Unification Church leaflet. "New Hope for a New Canada." "Nouvel Espoir pour un Nouveau Canada." Saturday, May 8th 1976. McGill University Charles Martin Theatre, McIntyre Medical Building.

Unification Church Pamphlet. "Bicentennial God Bless America Festival." Yankee Stadium June 1st 7:00 p.m. Reverend Sun Myung Moon - Principal Speaker. 1976.

Unification Church Pamphlet. The New Hope Festival. 7:00pm, December 11th, 1975.

Unification Church of Toronto Guest Book 1968-1980.

"Unification Theology: Orthodox or Heresy." Speaker Dietrich Seidel. January 30, 1979. Brochure.

"Victory in 1976." Unification Church Film produced by New Future Films. New York: 1977.

Videotape of Pulse News. CFCF TV 12, Montreal. September 17, 1989. 6:00 p.m.

"Washington Monument". Unification Church Film produced by New Future Films. New York: 1976.

"Yankee Stadium." Unification Church Film produced by New Future Films. New York. 1976.


Marie Ang. January 25, 1994.

John Bellavance. February 8, 1994.

Marvi Ranniste Brabazon. January 17, 1994.

Terry Brabazon. February 18, 1994.

Choon Keun and Won Chil Chang. February 25, 1994.

Robert Duffy. January 17 & February 8, 1994.

Helene Dumont. March 17, 1994.

Katharine Bell Erickson. January 16, 1994.

Peter Hume. June 28, 1987.

Mubina Jaffer Lagare. October, 1986.

Wayne Lamond. September, 1986.

Mark Laurin. February 20, 1994.

Sung San Lee. January 26, 1994.

Helene Ramage. February 22, 1994.

Wesley Ramage. February 23, 1994.

Daniel Stringer. March 5, 1994.

Stoyan and Lilly Tadin. February 25, 1994.

Alan Wilding and Robert Duffy. 1985-1987.

Alan Wilding. January 15, 1994.

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