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RELIGIOUS LIFE AND STYLE
Buddhists in Ben Tre install “fresh water ATM”

A “fresh water ATM’ for providing drinking water for locals in Ben Tre province amid drought and saline intrusion  was launched at a ceremony held on May 13.

Buddhism in Da Nang proactively engages in environmental protection

Da Nang city currently has three Buddhist traditions under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, including Mahayana and Theravada and Mendicant Sects, with over 110 worshipping places and 500 monastics.

Social, charitable contributions by religions in Tien Giang

Tien Giang province currently has 10 operative religions of Buddhism, Caodaism, Protestantism, Catholicism, Islamic, Hoa Hao Buddhism, Caodaism, Four Debts of Gratitude,  Buu Son Ky Huong (Strange Perfume in Precious Mountain) Faith and Minh Su Faith with about 230,000 followers (accounting for 14 % the provincial population) and 613 religious worshipping places.

Social contributions of Phuoc Hao parish in Tra Vinh

Over the past years, Phuoc Hao Parish under Vinh Long Diocese in Chau Thanh district’s Tra Vinh province has encouraged its parishioners to proactively join programs and movements launched for rural development and environmental protection in the province.

VBS Chapter in Ninh Thuan celebrates Buddha’s Birthday

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Chapter in Ninh Thuan held on May 7 a grand ceremony to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday 2020 (B.E. 2564) in Phan Rang- Thap Cham city.

Pagodas reopen, but no foreign admissions

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) has permitted pagodas and other places of worship to resume normal operation, but only accept local Buddhist followers in the first instance.

Buddha’s birthday celebrated at Tam Chuc Temple

A ceremony was held at Tam Chuc Temple in the northern province of Ha Nam on April 30 to celebrate the Buddha’s birthday.

Chrism Mass held online at Hue Archdiocese

Following the instruction of the Prime Minister on Covid-19 prevention and control, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam cum Archbishop of Hue Archdiocese Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh has announced a notificationfor suspending all mass gatherings at the Archdiocese and organizing online masses instead.

Celebration of Khmer Chol Chnom Thmay in Soc Trang during Covid-19 epidemic

For preventing the Covid-19 epidemic, the association for solidarity of patriotic monks in Soc Trang province has sent a notification to Khmer pagodas requesting them to strictly implement measures against the epidemic during Chol Chnam Thmay Festival.

Buddhist pagoda in Tien Giang sends supports to disadvantaged people during Covid-19 pandemic

Venerable Nun Abbess of Nam An pagoda located in Vinh Kim commune of Tien Giang province’s Chau Thanh district Thích Nữ Như Nguyên held on April 5a charitable program for presenting supports to local disadvantaged people during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Religious activities practiced with community responsibility

The Chairman of the Episcopal Council of Vietnam and bishops have instructed Catholic dignitaries and followers to implement Covid-19 disease prevention measures recommended by the government and healthcare agencies. Religious followers have practiced their religion with a sense of community responsibility.

Cultural heritage of ethnic groups in Can Tho

According to statistics, Can Tho city currently has 29belief or religious worshipping places of Khmer and Chinese communities, including 12 Khmer pagodas, and 13 temples and 4 cemeteries of Chinese ethnic group.

Religious organizations continue supporting Covid-19 prevention

Religious organizations throughout the country have continued applying preventive measures against the epidemic and making practical contributions to the Covid-19 prevention and control.

Religious organizations observe national social distancing

Implementing the directive of Prime Minister on a nation-wide social distancing, religious organizations have issued dispatches to members on strengthened measures for the covid-19 prevention and control.

Religious organizations in Hau Giang join hands in fighting against Covid-19

Following instructions by local authorities for Covid-19 prevention and control, local organizations of religions in Hau Giang province have proactively joint efforts for preventing the spread of the epidemic.

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