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Unification Church and politics

In a first, Japan plans to question Unification Church about operations

Move would open door to asking court for dissolution order

The Unification Church is now formally known as  Family Federation for World Peace and Unification and has been under scrutiny since the murder of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

TOKYO -- The Japanese government plans to question and request reports from the Unification Church, now formally known as the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, about its operations and management, a step that opens the door to a dissolution court order that would strip it of its corporation status in Japan.

This would be the first time a government will use a provision of the Religious Corporation Law that gives it the "right to question" a religious organization.

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