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Training on religious affairs held in Ha Tinh

Vietnam Coast Guard holds exchange meeting with ethnic – religious people

30th anniversary of Sub-Institute for Buddhist Studies in Hanoi and Buddhist Studies Magazine to be held in Hanoi

Thang Long Imperial Citadel marks 10th anniversary of UNESCO recognition

Training conference for ethnic, religious youth held in Binh Duong

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German, Swiss churches prepare for religious Christmas at home

Lutheran and Catholic churches in Switzerland and Germany are planning for people to celebrate religious Christmas services at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Singapore arrests 21 members of South Korean religious sect

Singaporean authorities have arrested 21 people who are thought to be connected to a secretive South Korean religious sect that was widely blamed for thousands of virus infections in that country.

Indonesia condemns France attacks, but warns against Macron's remarks

Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Saturday condemned what he called “terrorist” attacks in France, but also warned that remarks by President Emmanuel Macron had “insulted Islam” and “hurt the unity of Muslims everywhere.”

Anger towards Emmanuel Macron grows in Muslim world

Protests take place in several countries against French president in aftermath of crackdown

France beheading: Macron promises crackdown on radical Islam after murder of teacher Samuel Paty

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Tuesday that the "Cheikh Yassine Collective" is to be dissolved due to its "direct" implication in the terror attack against teacher Samuel Paty and that further measures against radical Islam are to be taken over the next few days.

That Luang Festival Scaled-Down to Ensure Covid Prevention Measures

The That Luang Festival in Vientiane will feature smaller celebrations than previous years as part of a scaled-down event amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Christian leaders worldwide call on IMF and World Bank to cancel debts of the poorest nations

Christian leaders from around the world and across the denominations have made a joint call to the IMF and World Bank to cancel the debts of developing countries as they struggle with Covid-19.

Egypt unveils 59 coffins buried 2,500 years ago

Archaeologists in Egypt said on Saturday that they had found 59 well-preserved and sealed wooden coffins over recent weeks that were buried more than 2,500 years ago.

India Pledges US$15 million Grant to Boost Buddhist Ties with Sri Lanka

The government of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced that it would extend a US$15 million grant to the neighboring island nation of Sri Lanka to promote Buddhist, cultural, and diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Hezbollah arms depot destroyed after another Lebanon explosion

Hezbollah arms depot in southern Lebanon has been destroyed as the country was rocked by another explosion, a security source said.

Cambodian Buddhists in Rhode Island Struggle to Cope with COVID-19

The Buddhist monks at Dhamagosnaram Buddhist Temple in Cranston, Rhode Island, are deeply concerned for the future of their temple. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into the fall, the monks say they’ve witnessed a sharp decrease in temple attendees, which has also led to a decline in much-needed funding.

Philippine diocese plants 60 thousand trees in a single day

The diocese of Tagbilaran in the Philippine province of Bohol led a campaign on Sunday with thousands of people planting some 60,000 saplings to improve the environment on the island.

Oldest South Korean Statue of a Buddhist Monk to Gain National Treasure Status

South Korea’s oldest statue of a Buddhist monk, depicting Master Huirang Daesa (889–966), will be designated a national treasure by the country’s Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA). The advance notice came on Wednesday from the CHA, with final designation expected after 30 days.

1 in 4 Brits have regularly engaged in online worship during lockdown

A significant proportion of the population has engaged with faith digitally during Covid-19, a study by researchers at Durham University has found.

Pastor Of Virus-Hit Sarang Jeil Church Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Health authorities say Jun Kwang-hoon, the pastor of Seoul's Sarang Jeil Church where a mass coronavirus infection has occurred, has tested positive for COVID-19.

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