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Home affairs department in Quang Binh extends Christmas greetings to local Catholics

Dak Lak leaders extend Christmas greetings to religious dignitaries

Representative committee of Islamic community in Ninh Thuan holds training on Arabic teaching

Front leader pays pre-Christmas visit to religious dignitaries

Religious affairs committee in Da Nang receives US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city

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Indonesia shuts down thousands of terrorism websites

The government of Indonesia has shut down thousands of websites containing content related to extremism and terrorism.

Pope Francis announces names of fourteen new cardinals

Speaking to pilgrims and visitors gathered in St Peter's Square on Sunday for the recitation of the Regina Caeli prayer, the Pope announced he would create new cardinals at a Consistory on June 29th.

Muslim leaders call for international protection force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this week.

Singapore celebrates centennial of its oldest Theravada temple

Wat Ananda Metyarama in Singapore celebrated its 100th anniversary, on Sunday. The wat is the oldest Theravada Buddhist temple in Singapore and the first Thai temple established outside the Southeast Asian kingdom and formally recognized by Thailand’s royal family.

Vatican Document: Money must serve, not rule

The 15-page page document, jointly prepared by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, was unveiled on Thursday at a news conference in the Holy See's Press Office.

Canada’s Anglican Church names first female Archbishop

Melissa Skelton has been named the first woman Archbishop in the Anglican Church of Canada and only the second within the Anglican Communion, anglicannews.org reported on May 15.

Indonesian Muslims hope for peaceful Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan has started after several terrorism attacks occurred in Indonesia over the past few days, with the government warning about possible future attacks.

Pope appeals for peace in the Holy Land, Middle East

Pope Francis on Wednesday once more expressed his deep concern at the worsening violence in the Middle East. 

Ramadan 2018: When does it start, and why do Muslims observe it?

This evening marks the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the annual time for Muslims around the world to celebrate the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Mohammed. The month ends, based on astronomical charts, on the evening of Thursday, June 14.

At Least 10 Wounded In Suicide Attack On Police HQ In Indonesia

Authorities in Indonesia say that a family of five riding two explosives-laden motorbikes carried out a suicide attack on police headquarters in Surabaya on Monday, wounding at least 10 people after a similar attack on three separate churches over the weekend killed more than a dozen people.

White House: US ready to aid in recent Paris stabbing attack investigation

The United States has condemned the deadly knife attack which took place in the French capital and expressed readiness to provide assistance to France, the White House said in a statement.

Five top ISIS commanders captured in US-Iraq sting

Five senior Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) officials have been captured, including a top aide to the group’s leader, in a complex cross-border sting carried out by Iraqi and American intelligence, two Iraqi officials said on Wednesday (May 9).

Oklahoma enacts law allowing gun defense in churches

A mass shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas last year is the backdrop of a new Oklahoma law allowing churchgoers to use guns to respond to threats of violence

North Korea: World church leaders hail 'almost miraculous' turnaround

An international delegation of church leaders has hailed an 'almost miraculous new spring' for North Korea after a visit to Pyongyang following the historic summit meeting between the presidents of the North and South.

PLO urges world to boycott Jerusalem U.S. embassy opening

Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Saeb Erekat on Monday urged the international community to boycott the opening of the U.S. embassy in Israel in Jerusalem next week.

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