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Death anniversary of great scholar Đào Duy Từ commemorated

Social charities during Religious Women Day in Ho Chi Minh City

Dissemination of state law on national defense & security for religious deacons in Quang Binh

Church complex on Thủ Thiêm peninsula to be preserved as national relic

Roundtable discussion on religion & environment held in HCMC

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The joint communiqués of the Vietnam-Vatican Joint Working Group meeting

Implementation of the agreement in the 4th Vietnam-Vatican Joint Working Group meeting (June/2013), the 5th Vietnam-Vatican Joint Working Group meeting was held in Hanoi on September 10-11. The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, head of the Vietnamese delegation, and Under-Secretary for Relations with States Antoine Camilleri, head of the Vatican delegation. 

Central Laos Red Cross Society delegation visits Sam Son Buddhism

At Khai Nam pagoda (Sam Son town), the Executive Committee of Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Sam Son town received the Central Laos Red Cross Society delegation to visit and exchange experiences on charitable activities.

Government Committee for Religious Affairs receives a delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada

On September 9th, 2014, at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mrs. Hoàng Thị Thảo, Director of Department of Protestant Affairs under the GCRA received a delegation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development of Canada led by Mrs. Toby Schwartz, Acting Deputy Director of the Southeast Asia and Oceania Relations Department.

“Lửa Phật" (Once Upon a Time in Vietnam) attends 3rd ASEAN Prague Film Festival in Czech

On September 3, Counselor of the Vietnamese Embassy in Czech Republic Hoàng Thùy Dương and ambassadors of the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, and representatives from the Czech Republic organizing committee held a press conference to introduce the 3rd ASEAN Prague film festival.

Ho Chi Minh City: Korea Buddhism presents Hope Scholarship to pupils and students

In mid August, 2014, a delegation from the World Mercy Korea - a Korean Buddhist organization - led by Most Venerable Chairman Heon Ji visited Vietnam and shared about education and training of youth.

A closing ceremony for the conference on religious affairs exchange between Vietnam and Laos

On August 31st, 2014 at Da Nang city, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs held a closing ceremony for the conference on exchange of religious affairs experience with a delegation from the Central Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) led by Vice Chairman Kenta Kongbounmy.

American Wheelchair Mission and Caritas Hue give wheelchairs to people with disabilities

On August 22, an American Wheelchair Mission Delegation in coordination with Caritas Hue organized a ceremony to hand over 50 wheelchairs to religious and non-religious people with disabilities coming from parishes in Hue diocese.

UNESCO delays consideration of Vietnam’s dossier for recognition of the Mother Goddess worship until 2016

According to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the dossier “the belief of Mother Goddess of Three Realms worship by Vietnamese” will not be in the list for consideration and recognition as the intangible cultural heritage of humanity by the UNESCO in the year 2015 as scheduled. Instead, the time for its consideration will be in 2016.

Vietnamese costumes for Mother Goddess worship introduced in Europe

A Collection of costumes for Mother Goddess worship will be displayed in European countries, including Germany, France, Belgium, and Netherlands in September.

Vietnam Catholic Youth attends the 6th Asian Youth festival

Attending the 6th Asian Youth festival held in Daejeon diocese, South Korea, a Vietnam delegation consisting of 1 bishop, 3 priests, 3 clergies and 28 young Catholics arrived at Incheon airport on August 10th, 2014.

Hanoi city: Indian Buddhist delegation visits and attends cultural exchange meeting in Cót pagoda

On August 11th, Indian Buddhist delegation consisting of 12 members led by Venerable Minling Khen chen Gyur Me Gig Namgyal, President of Ngagyur Nyinggma Mindrolling at Dehradune,  Utta Khan Pradesh state visited and attended a cultural exchange meeting in Cót pagoda (No 188, Yen Hoa str, Cau Giay dist, Hanoi).

U.S. Mission to Vietnam Funds Preservation of Cam Giá Communal House in Vinh Phuc

Vinh Phuc – August 12, 2014 - In a ceremony at the Cam Giá Communal House today, U.S. Embassy’s Counselor for Public Affairs, Mr. Terry White, presented a grant for US$ 40,000 to officials of the Vinh Phuc Province People’s Committee to restore and preserve the Cam Giá Communal House in An Tường Commune, Vĩnh Tường District,Vinh Phuc Province. This grant was provided through the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation.

Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli – non-resident special envoy of the Vatican to Vietnam visits Nha Trang diocese

On August from 7th to 10th, 2014, Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli – non-resident special envoy of the Vatican to Vietnam visited Nha Trang diocese.

Kien Giang province: meeting monks and prestigious people in the ethnic Khmer community

On July 30, the Southwest Steering Committee in collaboration with Kien Giang province held a meeting with monks and prestigious people in the ethnic Khmer community in Chau Thanh district (Kien Giang province)

The United Nation’s reporter: Religious freedom in Vietnam improves

The United Nation (U.N) Special Rapporteur said that the conditions to practice religious freedom in Vietnam have improved in recent years.

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