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RELIGIOUS LIFE AND STYLE
Kon Tum wooden church - A hundred year of salvation

Around 1840, as the Nguyen Kings banned Christianity in Vietnam, the Western missionaries moved to the faraway highlands in Kon Tum Province on the Mid-Vietnam plateau.

Hoa Hao Buddhist Church reviews annual social charity

The central Executive Committee of Hoa Hao Buddhist Church reviewed social and charitable activities in 2017 at a meeting held on March 20 at An Hoa Tu temple located in An Giang province’s Phu Tan district.

A Buddhist nun with compassionate heart

Nun Thích Nữ Nguyên Tâm, Abbess of Hung Long pagoda located in Gai village, Bac Giang province’s Luc Nam district, is well-known for her humanitarian activities in the locality.

Khmer pagoda in Soc Trang inaugurates new sala

Serey Kandal Pagoda located in Soc Trang province’s Vinh Chau district formally inaugurated its new sala (Khmer word for gathering place) at a ceremony held on March 17.

Catholic solidarity committee in My Tho city holds general meeting

The 4th general meeting of the board for solidarity of Catholics in Tien Giang provincial of My Tho was successfully held on March 15.

Caodai Parish in Tien Giang installs Divine Eye worshipping symbol

A solemn ceremony for installing the worshipping symbol of Divine Eye in Hoa Tinh Oratory under the Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Tien Giang province’s Cho Gao district was held on March 13.

Hoang Phuc Pagoda receives 30 thousand visitors during Lunar New Year Festival

Over 30 thousand local people have flocked to Hoang Phuc Pagoda located in Quang Binh central province’s Le Thuy district during the traditional lunar New Year Festival (Tet) taking place from February 15-23.

Main worshipping hall of Dom Po pagoda inaugurated

The Committee for Solidarity of Patriotic Monks in collaboration with Serey Dom Po Pagoda located Soc Trang province, held a solemn ceremony for inaugurating the pagoda’s main worshipping hall on January 26.

170-year-old pagoda is popular tourist site in HCM City

HCM CITY — The 170-year-old An Phú Pagoda at the foot of Chánh Hưng Bridge in HCM City’s District 8 is an attractive destination for foreign visitors to HCM City.

Buddhist pagoda in Thai Binh presents Tet gift to people with disabilities

Tu Xuyen pagoda located in Thai Binh city presented on January 20 200 gift sets to people with disabilities who were attending a Buddhist course on occasion of traditional New Year 2018.

An Islamic dignitary of Cham ethnic group honored for community development

For years, Deputy Head of Masjid Al Mubarak mosque (located in An Giang province’s Tan Chau district) cum Head of the Representative Committee of Islam community in An Giang Go Sa Ly has motivated the Cham Islamic community to promote fine traditions for unity and development in the locality.

Religious communities in Hanoi contribute to environmental protection

In response to a launching program for the environment protection and respond to climate change by the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) central Committee, effective religious models have been developed for promoting roles of religions in environment protection in the locality.

Birthday anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism’s founder celebrated in Kien Giang

The Hoa Hao Buddhist Church’s Representative Committee in Kien Giang province held on January 11 a solemn ceremony to celebrate the 98th birthday of the sect’s founder, Prophet Huỳnh Phú Sổ, at the church’s office located in Rach Gia city. 

Buddhist temple in Hanoi presents 100 charity gifts to poor families in mountainous North

Venerable Abbot of Tan Hai pagoda located in Hanoi city’s Dan Phuong district Thích Quảng Hiếu led a delegation on January 10 to visit and present charity gifts to poor people in Kim Son commune, Lao Cai province’s Bao Yen district.

Phu Son pagoda in An Giang formally recognized as worshipping place of Buddist Sangha

A ceremony to formally recognize Phu Son pagoda located in An Giang province’s Tan Chau district as a worshipping place of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) was held on January 6.

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