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HCM City leaders pay Tet visits to religious dignitaries

Da Nang city leaders extend Tet greetings to religious dignitaries

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Home Affairs Department in Quang Binh extends Tet greetings to Buddhist chapter

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OIC Stresses Vital Role of Media in Refuting Islamophobic and Extremist Discourse

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) stressed the vital role of media in refuting Islamophobic and extremist discourse, noting that there must be a united stand against all forms of terrorisms and manifestations of Islamopobia, which threaten world peace and societal fabrics of nations, during the International Conference on the theme of “Media for World Harmony – Role of Media in Combating Terrorism & Islamophobia”.

Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival

The Yen Tu Spring Festival will open on February 25 (the 10th day of the Lunar New Year), in Uong Bi city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, kicking off the National Tourism Year hosted by the locality.

Government religious committee holds Spring meeting

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on February 21 a gathering on the first working day in the Lunar New Year of the Dog.

Government religious committee leader extends Tet greetings to Buddhist Patriarch

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng led a delegation to visit Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on February 10 ahead of the lunar New Year Festival (Tet).

Buddhist Sangha presents Tet gifts to disadvantaged people

The Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Chapter in Quang Binh province organized on February 10 a charity program for the poor on occasion of the Lunar New Year of the Dog 2018.

GCRA leader pays Tet visits to Catholic dignitaries in Northern region

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà led a delegation to visit Bac Ninh diocese on February 12, ahead of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) Festival in Vietnam.

First Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival Sets World Record for Global Peace Chant

The first Amaravati Buddhist Heritage Festival was held in the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on 3–5 February. The opening ceremony began with a collective chant for world peace and harmony by more than a 1,000 monks representing the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana schools, with more than 45,000 people from around the world participating via the Internet, setting a world record for the largest global chant.

Hung Hoa Diocese extends Tet greetings to GCRA

Bishop of Hung Hoa Diocese John Marie Vũ Tất led a delegation to visit on February 12 the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on occasion of the upcoming traditional New Year 2018 (Tet festival).

Southern VBS extends Tet greetings to GCRA

A delegation from the Southern office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Council led by Most Venerable Vice President of the VBS’s Executive Council Thích Thiện Tánh visited the Southern religious affairs Department under the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on February 9, ahead of the traditional New Year (Tet festival).

Government religious committee extends New Year greetings to Sounthern Catholic leaders

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Trần Tấn Hùng paid a visit to Ho Chi Minh City Archdiocese on February 8, ahead of Lunar New Year (Tet).

VBS extends New Year visit to VFF

A delegation from the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) led by Standing Vice President of the VBS Central Executive Council paid on Fabruary 9 a visit to the Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Central Committee ahead of the lunar New Year Festival (Tet).

Vietnam’s Buddhism stays side by side with nation

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) will continue joining hands with other religions and the entire society to create a great national unity to contribute to further developing the nation, affirmed Most Venerable Thích Thanh Nhiễu, Standing Vice Chairman of the VBS’s Executive Council.

Government religious committee leader extends Tet greetings to Buddhists, Catholics in Hanoi

A delegation of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) led by Chairman Vũ Chiến Thắng paid visits to the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Chapter in Hanoi and Hanoi Archdiocese on February 8, on occasion of Vietnam’s Traditional New Year (Tet) of the Dog 2018.

Vinh Long honors contributions of religious churches

Contributions to social development by religious organizations in Vinh Long City has been extolled at a meeting held on February 8. 

Church of England embraces unity with Methodist Church

The Church of England has embraced plans for unity with the Methodist Church, possibly ending 200 years of schism that began with John Wesley in the 18th century.

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