Rev. Sun Myung Moon en Rev. Moon, A 'Savior' To Some, Lived A Big Dream Rev. Sun Myung Moon died Sunday at age 92. The controversial founder of the Unification Church was known for attracting young converts in the 1970s and for conducting mass weddings.<p>Sun Myung Moon was born in 1920 to a poor family in what is now North Korea. His life took a dramatic turn on Easter Sunday, 1936, when, he says, Jesus appeared before him. As he told cartoonist and interviewer Al Capp, Moon recognized Jesus from a vision he had had at age 3. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 20:47:00 +0000 Barbara Bradley Hagerty 33061 at Rev. Moon, A 'Savior' To Some, Lived A Big Dream Rev. Sun Myung Moon, Founder Of Unification Church, Dies Rev. Sun Myung Moon, the founder of the Unification Church, has died in South Korea. He was 92.<p><a href="" target="_blank">The Associated Press is reporting</a> that Moon died Monday at a church-owned hospital near his home in Gapyeong, northeast of Seoul. He had been hospitalized two weeks ago with pneumonia. <em>The Washington Times</em>, the newspaper founded by Moon, <a href="" target="_blank">said he died</a> just before 2 a.m. Sun, 02 Sep 2012 19:54:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 33058 at