Moon supposedly got along well with Jerry Falwell. Moon was a bona fide cult leader who claimed to be the Messiah.
I suppose it doesn’t necessarily mean that Falwell endorsed everything Moon claimed, but I can’t seem to find any reference to Falwell condemning Moon’s claims. Some of the things I read (which admittedly weren’t exhaustive) seemed to show Falwell in fact praising Moon – which could have lead his followers into getting the wrong end of the stick.
Were other Christian leaders also friendly (or rather, *too *friendly) with Moon? I’d imagine that Falwell might not have been the only one.
Forgive me if this sounds uncharitable, but I’m not exactly sad that Moon died earlier. I hope it means the end of his stupid cult. I got bilked out of $20 by a girl coming around my neighbourhood soliciting donations, claiming it was for a Catholic cause, and it turned out she was a Moonie. I was really mad about that.