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Seminar on role of religious organizations in the protection, care and education of children held in Ho Chi Minh City

Religious affairs training for local officials in Dak Nong

Professional training on Buddhist affairs in Tien Giang

The army honors typical models in mass mobilization work

Caodai women association established in An Giang province

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Government religious committee receives US Counselor in Vietnam

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted on October 18 a reception for visiting Counselor of the US Embassy in Vietnam Noah Zaring.

Seminar on Cau Ngu festival held in Quang Binh

The department of culture, sports and tourism in Quang Binh province held on October 15 a seminar on Cau Ngu Festival of Coastal Fishermen in Quang Binh.

Jakarta archbishop calls on Catholics not to waste food

Indonesians called upon to share with those in most need to mark World Food Day

Philippine church groups honor tribal people

Church groups in the Philippines marked this year's "Indigenous Peoples Sunday" on Oct. 14 with symbolic rituals signifying their commitment to "accompany" or support tribal people in the country.

GCRA holds disseminating conference on new cybersecurity law

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on October 16 a conference for disseminating the new law on cybersecurity to officials and employees of the committee.

New Protestant superintendent appointed in Kien Giang

Phu Quoc Protestant chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (Southern) in Kien Giang province appointed pastor Lê Hồng Anh as its new superintendent at a ceremony held on October 12 in Phu Quoc district.

Government religious committee leader attends 6th conference of World Leaders and Traditional Religions

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng led a delegation attending the 6th conference of the World Leaders and Traditional Religions held on October 10-11 in Kazakhstan.

National congress of Vietnamese Catholics opens in Hanoi

The seventh national congress of Vietnamese Catholics building and protecting the homeland for the 2018-2023 tenure opened in Hanoi on October 13. 

Caritas My Tho inaugurates charity nursing home

The Caritas of My Tho Diocese held on October 12 a thanksgiving mass when inaugurating a charity nursing home based in Tien Giang province’s Cho Gao district.

Commission for Mass Mobilisation leader receives delegates from the CSVC

Politburo Member cum Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilization Trương Thị Mai hosted a reception for a delegation from the new term Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics (CSVC) on October 13.

“Hoang Hoa su trinh do” receives UNESCO recognition

A ceremony was held in Can Loc district, Ha Tinh province, on October 16, to receive a certificate recognising "Hoang Hoa su trinh do” as a documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific under UNESCO’s Memory of the World programme.

GCRA leader attends first preparation meeting of IOC for UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Vietnam

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Trần Tấn Hùng attended on October 11 the first preparatory meeting of the International Organizing Committee (IOC) for the UN Day of Vesak 2019 in Vietnam.

Construction work for provincial VBS headquarters started in Yen Bai

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Yen Bai province held on October 10 a groundbreaking ceremony for its headquarters based in Tung Lam pagoda in Yen Bai city.

Tomb of a Pharaoh's 'Sole Friend' and 'Keeper of the Secret' Found in Egypt

The remains of a tomb complex belonging to the "sole friend" of an Egyptian pharaoh have been discovered near a pyramid at Abusir in Egypt.

Annual Kate festival in Po Sah Inu tower

The annual Kate 2018 in Po Sah Inu tower in Binh Thuan province took place in three days from October 7–10.

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