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PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc offers incense at Lac Long Quan temple

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh opens autumn festival 2020

Laos: Requiem held for people killed in flooding in central Vietnam

Seminar on religions in South Vietnam held in Ho Chi Minh city

Ethnic and religious delegation from Nghe An visits to VFF central committee

Vietnam Buddhist chapter established in Mozambique

A chapter under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) was formally established in Maputo capital of the Republic of Mozambique at a solemn ceremony held on October 27.

VBS starts construction work for Vietnamese monastery in Germany

The ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of Chan Tinh Taucha monastery was solemnly held by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on October 22 in Germany’s Taucha city.

International conference on religion, economics in ASEAN held in Hanoi

An international conference on religion and economics in ASEAN community took place in Hanoi on October 23.

GCRA receives Vietnamese-American Pastor Trần Đình Ái

Director of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA)’s Department of International Relation Nguyễn Đức Vinh on October 19  hosted a reception for Pastor Trần Đình Ái from the U.S.

Indian Ambassador to Vietnam extends congratulation to Brahmin community in Ninh Thuan on Kate Festival

H.E. Ambassador of India to Vietnam P. Harish visited and met with the Dignitaries Council of the Brahmin community in the Vietnam central province of Ninh Thuan on October 18 on occasion of Kate Festival. 

7th Vietnam - Laos religious affairs exchange opens in Hue city

The 7th conference on exchanges in religious affairs between Vietnam and Laos was started at an opening ceremony held on October 11.

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister visits Pho Minh pagoda

Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An, who also chairs the Cambodia-Vietnam Friendship Association paid a visit to Pho Minh pagoda in HCM City’s Go Vap district on October 7.

Vietnam Buddhist culture month opens in Hungary

A program introducing the Vietnam Buddhist Culture in Hungary opened on October 1 at the hall of Dharma Gate Buddhist College.

Lao-funded Ho Chi Minh memorial house inaugurated in Nghe An

The Government of Laos hosted a ceremony to inaugurate and hand over a memorial house dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh in the late President’s home province of Nghe An on September 29.

Vatican Archbishop visits St. John’s Seminary

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli, former non-resident Special Envoy of the Vatican to Vietnam paid a visit on September 25 to St. John’s Seminary under Hanoi Archdiocese. 

Thailand Buddhist delegation visits Buddhist Chapter in Khanh Hoa

A delegation of the Annam Buddhist sect from Thailand led by Most Venerable Thích Tịnh Liên visited and met with the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Khanh Hoa province on September 22. 

Vietnamese expatriates in Laos observe Vu Lan festival

Vientiane (VNA) – Overseas Vietnamese in Laos held a Vu Lan festival in the central province of Savannakhet on September 2 to express their deep gratitude towards parents.

Overseas Vietnamese in Thailand observe Vu Lan festival

Vietnamese Buddhist followers in Thailand held the Vu Lan (Ullambana) festival to pray for prosperity and to commemorate fallen heroes at Canh Phuoc (Wat Samananamborihan) pagoda in Bangkok on August 27.

Hajj 2017: An in-depth look at the sacred journey

Al Jazeera examines the religious excursion for nearly two million Muslims and where many pilgrims are coming from.

Vu Lan festival celebrated in Czech Republic

Vu Lan Mother’s Day, one of the biggest Bhuddist events in Vietnam, was celebrated in Prague on August 27. 

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