Reverend Sun Myung Moon, the founder of the controversial but popular Unification Church, died Monday from complications of pneumonia in South Korea. Moon, 92, had been very active until recently, officiating a mass wedding for 2,500 in the spring and leading a church service with more than 15,000 parishioners in July. Critics have long attacked the church as a fringe organization, and questioned its finances. Today, Moon's church has 3 million followers, including 100,000 in the U.S. The church has a number of holdings, including the Washington Times newspaper and the iconic New Yorker Hotel.
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