Religion: Eclipsed Moon?

He could face deportation

Sun Myung Moon, 61, the crypto-messiah of the Unification Church, has been keeping a low profile lately at his 25-acre estate overlooking the Hudson River north of New York City. But even in seclusion he is one of the most publicized and pilloried religious figures in the U.S. His church was slapped with a $1.6 million judgment last March after losing a libel case filed against the Daily Mail in Britain. New York's highest court just upheld a decision to deny academic accreditation to the Unification Church's...

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