Changchung Catholic Cathedral, Pyongyang, North Korea

There are four state-sanctioned Christian churches in Pyongyang – two Protestant, one Catholic and one Russian Orthodox. Before the division of Korea, Pyongyang was the city with the highest number of Christian believers in Korea, and was known as the “Korean Jerusalem”. After the division of Korea, however, the Communist government under Kim Il-sung persecuted… Read More Changchung Catholic Cathedral, Pyongyang, North Korea

North Korea Christian Population is actually growing in spite of Persecution

At the dawn of the 20th century, almost the totality of the population of Korea believed in the indigenous shamanic religion and practiced Confucian-rites and ancestral worship. In this environment, Christianity began to rapidly gain foothold since the late 18th century, due to an intense missionary activity. Christianity became widespread especially in the north of… Read More North Korea Christian Population is actually growing in spite of Persecution

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral , Kiev, Ukraine

St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral , Kiev, Ukraine was constructed from 1899–1909 and was built in a Gothic type construction, it was designed and supervised by Kiev architects V. Gorodetsky and E. Salya. The St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral is the second Roman Catholic cathedral built in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It was only… Read More St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Cathedral , Kiev, Ukraine

St. Nicholas’s Church on Water, Kiev, Ukraine

St. Nicholas’s Church on Water, Kiev, Ukraine is unique due its unusual location, beauty and simplicity. The church building is built in style of Ukrainian Neo-Baroque, it is not only for the church services, but also it’s the monument to Christening of ancient Russia. Beautiful St. Nicholas Church-Lighthouse is sixty meters tall, stands on the 50… Read More St. Nicholas’s Church on Water, Kiev, Ukraine

Salvation has come to this Home – Daily Strength

Verse of the Day 3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but could not see over the crowd, because he was small in stature. 4 So he ran on ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see Him, since Jesus was about to pass that way When Jesus came to that place, He looked up and said, “Zacchaeus, hurry down, for I must stay… Read More Salvation has come to this Home – Daily Strength