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Armed forces, religions enhance mutual understanding

Additional 17 national intangible cultural heritages announced

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Pope Francis and Catholics officially launch Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy

The "Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy” with meaning of forgiveness, compassion and mercy has been  officially opened at St. Peter's Basilica, coincided with the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception on December 8.

Christmas atmosphere overwhelms Hanoi old quarters

As Christmas approaches, Hang Ma street are full of people preparing for the Christmas season, making the area be overwhelmed by the Christmas color and atmosphere, especially in the afternoon and evening.

Antique statues on display in Vietnam's first Buddhist culture museum

A unique collection of antique Buddhist statues and associated artifacts will be displayed at a Buddhist culture museum, the first of its kind in Vietnam, in the central city of Da Nang later this month.

Some typical mosques in An Giang provine

Vietnam Southern province of An Giang has many mosques, including the famous Mubarak Mosque which has been recognized as national heritage.

Discovery of Sakyamuni Buddha Pagoda in Vung Tau city through photos

The beauty of Sakyamuni Buddha Pagoda lies in the harmony between the religious architecture and natural landscape. 

Thai Binh province: Images of inauguration ceremony for Dong Khe Catholic parish’s church

Dong Khe parish of Thai Binh Catholic diocese in Thai Binh province’s Dong Hung district solemnly inaugurated its new church at a ceremony held on Nov. 19.

Government Religious Committee delegation pays working visit to China
Bright lights, big parties: Diwali around the world

Diwali, or Dipawali, is India's biggest and most important holiday of the year. The festival gets its name from the row (avali) of clay lamps (or deepa) that Indians light outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects us from spiritual darkness. This festival is as important to Hindus as the Christmas holiday is to Christians.

Ve pagoda in Hai phong province

Ve pagoda is located in Dong Hai ward of Hai An district about 10km from centre of Hai phong city.

Religious organizations hold mid-Autumn festival 2015 for children

As usual, the traditional Mid-Autumn festival takes place on the 15th day of the eight month in Lunar Calendar, and this year’s festival falls on Sunday, 27 September, 2015. On occasion of the traditional festival, many religious organizations across the country have held celebrating programs for children.

Government Religious Committee delegation visits Cambodia

A delegation from the Vietnam Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) led by Mr. Phạm Dũng, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs cum Chairman of the GCRA, paid a working visit to Cambodia from August 21 to 26.

Buddhist Summer Retreat started for Khmer monks in An Giang province

On August 1, 65 Khmer Theravada Buddhist temples in districts of Tri Ton, Tinh Bien, Chau Thanh, Chau Phu and Thoai Son in An Giang province officially began the Summer Retreat 2015 – B.E 2559.

Religious organizations congratulates Government Religious Committee on its 60th anniversary

On occasion of 60th anniversary of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) and the state sector on religious affairs (August 2nd, 1955 – August 2nd, 2015), religious organizations have paid visits to the GCRA.

Grand ceremony for 60th anniversary of Government Committee for Religious Affairs and State sector on religious affairs
A competition on understanding of religion, religious law, 60th history of state sector on religious affairs

Towards celebration of 60th anniversary of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) and State sector on religious affairs (August 2, 1955 – August 2, 2015), the GCRA held a competition on understanding of religion, religious law and 60th history of the GCRA and state sector on religious affairs

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