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Deputy PM Trương Hòa Bình extends Buddha’s birthday greetings

Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình visited several Buddhist temples in Ho Chi Minh City and extended his greetings to Buddhist dignitaries on the occasion of the Buddha’s birthday.

Hanoi honors prominent folklore artisans

A ceremony was held at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on May 17 to grant the titles of People’s Artisans and Meritorious Artisans to 44 prominent artisans in the city.

Putin proposes polling residents on Yekaterinburg church construction

Sochi, May 16, Interfax - It is necessary to take into account the opinion of residents on the construction of St. Catherine's Church in Yekaterinburg; local residents should be polled, and the interests of both supporters and opponents of the project should be respected, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.

VBS Chapter in Tay Ninh opens summer retreat course

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Tay Ninh province solemnly held on May 16 an opening ceremony of the summer retreat course 2019 (B.E. 2563).

Inauguration of Caodai oratory in Ben Tre province

The management board of Phu Thuan parish under the Caodai Tay Ninh Church held on May 16 a ceremony for inaugurating the parish’s new oratory.

200 tons of fish released into river by Buddhists in Tien Giang

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s (VBS) Executive Committee in Tien Giang province held on May 15 the 2nd fish-releasing ceremony at My Tho city’s Lac Hong park.

Religions promote role in environmental protection

Over the last three years, religious establishments have carried out some 1,000 projects in environmental protection and climate change combat, heard a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on May 16.

Vietnamese people in Czech Republic celebrate Vesak

In recent days, Vietnamese Buddhist worshipers in several cities and provinces in the Czech Republic organized activities to celebrate the Buddha’s Birthday at Buddhist places of the Vietnamese community.

NA Chairwoman congratulates Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on Buddha’s Birthday 2019

A delegation led by Chairwoman of Vietnam National Assembly (NA) Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân paid a visit to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on May 15 ahead of the Buddha’s Birthday 2019.

UN Vesak 2019: Ha Nam Declaration adopted

The 16th UN Day of Vesak Celebrations 2019 wrapped up at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district, northern Ha Nam province, on May 14, with the adoption of the Ha Nam Declaration

Records set at Vesak event

UN Day of Vesak held in the northern province of Ha Nam from May 12-14 set various records recognised by the World Record Association and Vietnam Record Association.

Government religious committee receives official from U.S. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, Labor

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted on November 8 a reception for visiting Senior Advisor Scott Busby from the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of the State.

Caodai parish in Ben Tre starts reconstruction of Mother Goddess worshipping temple

Thoi Lai Caodai parish under the Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Ben Tre province’s Binh Dai district solemnly held on May 10 the groundbreaking ceremony for the reconstruction of its Mother Goddess worshipping temple.

UN Vesak 2019 concluded with adoption of Ha Nam Declaration

The 16th UN Day of Vesak Celebrations 2019 wrapped up at Tam Chuc Pagoda in Kim Bang district, northern Ha Nam province, on May 14, with the adoption of the Ha Nam Declaration

Vietnam Government respects belief, religious practices of overseas Vietnamese

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on May 13 a meeting with overseas Vietnamese attending the UN Day of Vesak 2019 inTam Chuc pagoda located in Ha Nam province.

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