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Requiem for traffic accident victims held in An Giang

Tien Giang authorities receives Hoa Hao Buddhist delegation

First statue of Ho Chi Minh in Japan presented to Mimasaka city

Dissemination of religious law in Lam Dong

Meeting with religious dignitaries in Tien Giang

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Buddhist researchers find that religious chanting reduces stress

Researchers at Hong Kong’s Center of Buddhist Studies say the power of chanting is effective when dealing with psychological suffering.

Vietnam realises commitments to human rights promotion

Observing commitments to promoting human rights is an important part of Vietnam’s efforts and also an important achievement of the country in ensuring human rights.

Republicans, Democrats divided on impact of religion

Do churches and other religious organizations have a positive impact on the way things are going in the United States?

Religious law profoundly institutionalized constitutional right to freedom of religion for people

The Vietnam Constitution 2013 embodies important amendments on human rights in general, and the right to freedom of belief and religion in particular.

VBS holds seminar on Vietnam Buddhist dressing

A seminar on Vietnam Buddhist cultural characteristics was held by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on April 29 in Nghe An province.

New publication on Vietnam’s Worship of Mother Goddesses

The fourth edition of the book titled “Vietnam’s Worship of Mother Goddesses” or Dao Mau, written by Prof. Ngô Đức Thịnh, has been released by the Religious Publisher.

Why people with no religion are projected to decline as a share of the world’s population

For years, the percentage of Americans who do not identify with any religion has been rising, a trend similar to what has been happening in much of Europe (including the United Kingdom). Despite this, in coming decades, the global share of religiously unaffiliated people is actually expected to fall, according to Pew Research Center’s new study on the future of world religions.

New theory suggests religion may have been responsible for social evolution

Mankind’s journey to become more socially intelligent might have begun with religion according to Robin Dunbar, an evolutionary scientist.

Book on Hoa Hao Buddhism republished

The book "Understanding of Hoa Hao Buddhism" compiled by late Professor Nguyễn Văn Hầu has been republished by Saigon Books and the Religious Publishing House.

Vietnam’s religious freedom in real life

Hanoi (VNA) – Though casting a fairly positive light on Vietnam’s irrefutable achievements in ensuring religious and belief freedom, the annual report on global religious freedom issued by the US Department of State on August 10 still contains contents exposing a narrow mindset, biased outlook and a lack of goodwill.

Publication on studies of viewpoints and policies of the Party on current religion and religious issues in Vietnam

In his work, Author Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Duong, former Director of Institute of Religion Studies (Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences) introduces and analyzes viewpoints and policies of the Party on religion; overview of current religious life in Vietnam as well as offering experiences in solving religious issues in Vietnam with references to some countries in the world, as well as  put forward current issues and recommendations for religious affairs in Vietnam.

5 facts about prayer

May 5 is the National Day of Prayer, on which presidents annually proclaim that “the people of the United States may turn to God in prayer and meditation at churches, in groups, and as individuals.” The day has spawned a rival National Day of Reason on the same day, started by humanist groups and other opponents of the National Day of Prayer.

The book on Islam in Vietnam published

Islam has been established and developed more than 14 centuries ago, become a great religion of humanity, spreading into all continents and playing an important role in world politics.

A short history of Evangelical Church of Vietnam (1911-1965)

The book “A short history of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam” was written by Pastor, Dr. Lê Hoàng Phu which is a monumental scientific works on the history of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (1911-1965).

Draft Law upholds freedom of belief and religion

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs is putting the finishing touches to the draft Law on Belief and Religion before it is presented to the National Assembly for debate at its coming session. This article presents key contents of the fifth version of the draft Law, the latest version with 11 chapters and 68 articles.

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