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Full Moonie Rising at the UN?

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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UN-IFICATION? Rev. Moon, "Humanity's Savior, Messiah, Returning Lord and True Parent" Is the UN Security Council's pick to succeed Kofi Annan a Moonie?

Various bloggers and conspiracy theorists with "intelligence sources" are speculating that Ban Ki-Moon, the mild-mannered foreign minister of South Korea, is a member of Rev. Sun Myung Moon's famously loony cult, known for its aggressive recruitment tactics, mass-marriage ceremonies, militant conservativism, and sundry other misdeeds.

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The evidence seems to center on the fact that Ban identifies himself as a "non-denominational Christian," reportedly a euphemism in his home country for membership in the Korea-based Unification Church (aka "The Family Federation For Peace and Unification")

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