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Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam issues message regarding prayer for peace in Iraq

The crisis in Iraq has been escalating and killing many people. According to Mr. Adrian Edwards, an UN spokesman, currently there are from 20,000 to 30,000 followers of Christianity and Yazidi encircled in Sinjar mountain by Islamic State (IS) rebel forces.

Ho Chi Minh city: Education Development Project for immigrant children by Caritas

Caritas Viet Nam and Caritas of Ho Chi Minh City’s Archdiocese will coordinate to carry out “Education Development Project for immigrant children”.

A spiritual refreshment course held for wives of Protestant dignitaries

A meeting and spiritual refreshment program for wives of pastors, evangelists in region 1 (the area from Quang Tri to Binh Dinh province) was held by the Women Board of the General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (ECVN - Southern) at Tam Ky church, Quang Nam province in two days, 11 and 12 of August, 2014.

Studying abroad in Cham village

Unlike a self-contained life style, circling themselves inside the village, as in the past, Cham people in Chau Phong commune (Tan Chau district) nowadays are more interested in sending their children to study away from the village in order to improve their knowledge. Many families also sent their children to study abroad to seek new knowledge.

To preserve a relic: avoiding hurting our predecessors…

In previous days, the harm caused to the archeological area C and D of Thang Long citadel world relic created pressing sentiments in society. It became a hot issue when the Vietnam Archeological Council sent an urgent complaint to the Prime Minister and concerned agencies for immediate protection of this important relic.

Unique Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn festival 2014

The Con Son – Kiep Bac Autumn Festival will take place in September from 8 to 13 with rich contents, including rituals, oratorio and traditional games.

The Vietnam Baha’i Community

Baha’i faith is a young religion first introduced in 1863 in Persian (Iran) by Baha’u’llah, which means “Glory of God”.

A degrading 300-year heritage

Giac Vien pagoda, classified as a national historical and cultural relic in 1993 by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, was falling down during ten years waiting for upgrade.

Thua Thien Hue province: thousands of tourists attend Hon Chen festival

On August 3, 2014, thousands of tourists attended the traditional festival in Hue Nam temple (Hon Chen temple)

Unique thousand -year temple of Khmer people

Travelling to Tra Vinh province, tourists had better visit to Angkorajaborey ancient pagoda (Ang pagoda) built more than a thousand years ago. The pagoda has very unique architecture is a place for monks to practice religion and for Khmer people to organize cultural activities. 

The Buddhist Parents’ Day Festival held in Khanh Hoa, Thai Nguyen and Thai Binh province

Many pagodas in provinces organized the Buddhist Parents’ Day B.E 2558 with many meaningful activities.

The Executive Board of Tay Ninh’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha holds the closing ceremony for the summer retreat course 2014 (B.E 2558)

On August 2nd, 2014, the Executive Board of Tay Ninh province’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha held the closing ceremony for the summer retreat course 2014 (B.E. 2558) at Phước Thành pagoda in An Tinh commune, Trang bang district. 

The Cao Dai religion

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the colonial regime and the Nguyễn feudal court reinforced their exploitation and oppression of the Vietnamese people. 

Buddhism

Buddhism was brought to Vietnam about two thousand years ago. Luy Lâu (now in the Thuận Thành District, Bắc Ninh province in Northern Vietnam) soon became a large and flourishing center for Buddhism.

Protestantism

Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) brought Protestantism to Vietnam in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Thus, the arrival of Protestantism was considerably later than other exogenous religions.

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