• 1 January 2020, 18:38 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Small steps to a big goal: St Nicholas house of Mercy launched in Lviv

    In Lviv, the chapel of St. Nicholas of the House of Mercy was consecrated, and the fundraising for the repair and arrangement of premises was launched.

  • 28 November 2019, 09:24 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    The four seasons at the monastery of Chevetogne

    The Monastery of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross in Chevetogne, Belgium, was founded in 1925. This Catholic monastic community lives according to two rites — Latin and Byzantine. The monastery sees its vocation in promoting the unity of Christians — Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants. Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky played a particular role in its foundation.

  • 21 December 2016, 14:35 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Ternopil amateur gives second life to rundown churches

    The craftsman has also made architectural models, recreating the original appearance of the temples that have survived altered, and his plans include the creation of a museum of architectural models.

  • 25 August 2015, 13:11 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    French organist records his CD album in Ukraine to help ATO fighters

  • 6 May 2015, 18:18 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    There is no Judas in Ukrainian version of the Last Supper

    While Yuri processes everything that got into the shot in Donbas, his work, which he named ‘The Last Supper’, became incredibly popular on web. The military and a priest are sitting at the Easter table.

  • 27 April 2015, 10:46 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Ter Nerses Shahnazaryan: "We teach children to respect the Armenian traditions and be law-abiding citizens of Ukraine"

    Armenians all over the world mark 100 years of the genocide of their people. Wherever they live, they share memories and pray. The Armenian diaspora exists in many settlements worldwide.

  • 31 March 2015, 13:34 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Transcarpathian Romani People: 30 years with God

    On April 8 the International Romani Day is marked all over the world. The Romani from Transcarpathian regions have recently celebrated the anniversary of their Christian community.

  • 19 February 2015, 16:12 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Famous SadgoraSynagogue in Chernivtsi will open this year

  • 4 February 2015, 18:15 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Ivano-Frankivsk Maltese grants a field kitchen to Mariupol

    The team of Maltese Aid Service volunteers from Ivano-Frankivsk returned from Mariupol. 12 people have worked 12 days. They left a fitted kitchen and trained volunteers.

  • 29 May 2014, 15:52 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Brodsky Synagogue at the heart of the Ukrainian capital

    Located in the city center, the ancient synagogue named Lazar Brodsky and the former theater attracts a lot of views, but no one dares to enter it. However, the members of the Jewish community are ready to answer all the guests’ questions. Thus, recently a delegation of the Youth Association of Religious Studies has visited it to learn more about the monument of art.

  • 12 May 2014, 13:13 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Chernivtsi Restores the Pieta

    Already in a year a statue of the Mother of God holding Her Son in her arms will rise in the central square of the capital of Bukovyna in honor and eternal memory of the Heavenly Hundred.

  • 26 September 2013, 11:54 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Ukrainian Treasure Kept in British Collection

    The eighteenth-century royal gates of the Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God of the Pechersk Lavra of Kyiv are kept in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It is believed that Catherine the Great of Russia gave them to the monks of the monastery in 1784.

  • 9 August 2013, 14:43 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Politician Stefan Romaniw: Our Parents Began Their Lives in Australia by Forming Parishes and Building Churches

    Australian politician of Ukrainian origin Stefan Romaniw is famous far beyond the “green” continent. As a member of the Parliament of Victoria, he has worked on multiculturalism and preventing interdenominational conflict.

  • 7 August 2013, 08:08 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Islam in the Luhansk Region

    To learn about how Muslims in Luhansk live, I spoke with the imam of the mosque in Luhansk, Muhammad Al-Ustaz, and head of the religious organization Salam and assistant professor at the Volodymyr Dahl East Ukrainian National University, Seyfulla Rashidov.

  • 6 August 2013, 10:32 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Religious Center at Monash University in Australia Includes Ukrainian Center

    I met one of the ministers of the Religious Center, Father Laurence Foote, at the conference “Ukraine: Language, Culture, Identity,” which was held in the Mykola Zerov Center for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University.

  • 8 July 2013, 17:50 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church Working on New Beatification Processes

    On June 27 the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC) honored the blessed martyrs who gave their lives for the faith and the church in the twentieth century. This day in the church calendar has been celebrated for 12 years, ever since John Paul II beatified 27 martyrs during his visit to Lviv.

  • 2 December 2010, 13:24 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Cartoon About Ukrainian Churches

    A cartoon series “Spiritual necklace” is about the legendary shrines of Ukraine: churches, chapels, monasteries and other religious buildings. First editions of the series deal with the churches of Lviv which constitutes probably the biggest architectural heritage of Ukraine.

  • 22 November 2007, 16:24 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Poltava’s churches behind bars

    According to psychologists, mental suffering inflicts 10 times more pain than torture. But can criminals who have committed dozens of “grave” sins feel their consciences? What is their way to Golgotha and what power makes a minister of a murderer? RISU correspondent Olha TARANENKO studied the subject.

  • 24 October 2007, 18:37 | Kaleidoscope | 

    "Our singing is a kind of elite music"

    An interview with choir director Fr. Deacon Taras Hrudovyi

  • 16 July 2007, 11:12 | Kaleidoscope | 

    American Gathers Thousands of Evangelicals in Kyiv

    Kyiv - For probably the first time since Ukrainian independence, thousands of Evangelical Christians of various denominations gathered together. They took part in the “Festival of Hope” from 6 to 8 July 2007 in the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kyiv. They came there to meet and listen to the preaching of famous American evangelist Franklin Graham. He is the president of the international charitable organization Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.