Kaleidoscope

  • 11 September 2006, 15:53 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Greek Catholic youth leaders receive training in the homeland of Patriarch Josyf Slipyj

    Summer is traditionally a time when active young Christians gather together in camps and spend time in prayer and meditation...

  • 24 May 2006, 09:49 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Royal Rangers in Ukraine

    Oleksandr PYVOVARSKYI tells about the Royal Rangers scout movement, active at an Evangelical church in central Ukrainian Zhytomyr.

  • 12 May 2006, 16:08 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Orthodox Sunday School in Zhytomyr

    Oleksandr PYVOVARSKYI tells about a powerful center of Orthodox education in central Ukraine’s Zhytomyr Region, a Sunday school attached to St. Michael’s Cathedral of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyivan Patriarchate (UOC-KP).

  • 17 February 2006, 11:33 | Kaleidoscope | 

    The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord – The World Day of Orthodox Youth

    Deacon Tarasii ANDRUSHEVYCH, Boryslav

  • 11 January 2006, 18:27 | Kaleidoscope | view photo | 

    Christmas Mystery

    The star of Christmas Mystery, an international festival of puppet-shows, shone again in northwestern Ukrainian Lutsk, Volyn region. This time, 13 theaters from five countries that neighbor Ukraine presented their folk traditions for celebrating Christmas.

  • 5 December 2005, 10:57 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Christian values in Ukraine’s educational context

    Oleksandr VIALOV on Christian education in Ukraine “Prime-ministers can only be envious of the influence of school teachers on the nation.” Winston Churchill

  • 29 November 2005, 18:39 | Kaleidoscope | 

    New academic year – new horizons for ministry

    An Interview with Rev. Anatole Volodymyrovych GLOUKHOVSKI, president of the Ukrainian Bible Society, founder and rector of the Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary

  • 20 December 2004, 18:57 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Religion and the Orange Revolution

    What They Believe By ADRIAN KARATNYCKY Wall Street Journal, 17 December 2004

  • 26 July 2004, 16:02 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Discerning Joy from Sorrow: Reflecting on Changes Among Ukrainian Evangelicals Since Independence

    In the summer of 2003 the first graduating class of Odesa Bible School held their ten-year reunion and watched a video of their student days. For half an hour a lost world was restored as old friends with dark hair and slim figures appeared on the screen. Once again they bent over their books, ate their simple meals, and finally filed across a stage to receive their diplomas.

  • 26 July 2004, 16:00 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Making matzah in Ukraine

    Dnipropetrovsk - It's not as easy as baking biscuits, but for many in this Ukrainian city, working in the shmurah matzah factory is not such a bad job.Except for the owner and a supervisor who are Israeli, the other 100 people involved in the production are all local Jews.

  • 26 July 2004, 15:57 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Ukrainian Churches Discuss State Religion Policy

    A regular meeting of the permanent round table discussion entitled "Religion and Authorities in Ukraine: Problems of Mutual Relations" was held in Ukraine's capital, Kyiv, on 14 May 2003. The subject of the discussion was "The Appropriateness of the Development of the Draft of State Policy on Religion and Church in Ukraine." Participants of the discussion were asked to look at the draft worked out by the National Committee on Religious Matters in 1996 and the latest legislative bill "On Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations."

  • 26 July 2004, 15:55 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Decree and Reality: Ukrainian Catholics Say Presidential Order on Property Return

    A year ago, the president of Ukraine signed an executive order On Urgent Measures to Finally Overcome the Negative Consequences of the Totalitarian Policy of the Former USSR, Concerning Religion, and to Restore the Transgressed Rights of Churches and Religious Communities (hereafter referred to as the order).

  • 26 July 2004, 15:06 | Kaleidoscope | 

    Our Sad Church Affairs

    There is probably not a single conscious Ukrainian indifferent to the matters of Ukrainian Orthodoxy, no matter what faith he adheres to. Evidence of this are frequent calls to the editorial office of The Day from not only Ukrainians, but even Canadians, Italians, and even Australians, asking, "What is going on there? Any progress? Any hope of a unification?" All in vain! To all appearances, Verkhovna Rada will unite sooner than our Orthodoxy. Because, if anything, the situation concerning the three churches shows no changes for the better.