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Vietnamese in Czech Republic pray for peace and happiness on New Year

The Central Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Association in the Czech Republic organized a ceremony in Prague to celebrate the Festival of January 15th (lunar calendar). More than 600 overseas Vietnamese gathered here to remember their ancestors and origin, and pray for a new year of peace, happiness and prosperity.

Islam: Fastest-Growing Religion in Britain

Hundreds of Britons are converting to Islam every month. Many youngsters in prison are becoming attracted to Islam by the prospect of getting better food and superior treatment.

UNESCO Director-General Condemns Destruction to the Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo, Egypt

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today expressed grave concern about the damage to Egypt’s Museum of Islamic Art, following the reported explosion of a car near the Police Security Directorate, which is located at Port Said Street in Cairo, in front of the main entrance of the Museum.

Thai Princess visits Hue Nghiem pagoda

On January 14, 2014, the Princess of Thailand came to Hue Nghiem pagoda (District 2, Ho Chi Minh City) to visit Most Venerable Thích Trí Quảng, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha Executive Council, Head of the Executive Board of the Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City, Abbot of Hue Nghiem pagoda.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha makes European tour

A Buddhist delegation led by Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon the acting Standing Vice - Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and General Secretary of the Sangha’s Executive Council, is undertaking a faith propagation tour to Europe.

Pope stresses hope for the poor in Brazil

In July, 2013 Pope Francis traveled to Brazil for World Youth Day this week, This was his first international trip since becoming Pope in March.

Putin promises full support for Buddhists

Russian President Vladimir Putin promised “100-percent support” for Russian Buddhists on Thursday during a visit to the country’s Buryatia republic, where about 20 percent of the population are Buddhist.

Obama Hosts Ramadan Dinner At White House

U.S. President Barack Obama saluted Muslim Americans on Thursday for their contributions in helping build the nation as business entrepreneurs, technology innovators and pioneers in medicine.

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