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Government Religious Committee celebrates Vietnam Press Day

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on June 21 a meeting to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of Vietnam Revolution Press Day (June 21, 1925- June 21, 2018).

South Korea Unveils Restored 1,300-year-old Buddhist Pagoda

South Korea on Wednesday unveiled the fruit of a nearly 20-year project to restore the country’s oldest and largest stone Buddhist pagoda, Mireuksaji Seoktap, which is believed to date to the seventh century.

Home affairs ministry holds annual training on labour union affairs

Key members of labor unions under the Ministry of Home Affairs attended the annual training conference held on June 20 by the ministry’s Labor Union.

Home affairs ministry launches online system for receiving, responding to people’s inquiries

The Ministry of Home Affairs held on June 18 a launching ceremony for a system for reception of and response to comments and opinions from individuals and organizations on its electronic gateway.

Religious training for officials held in Dong Nai

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with Dong Nai provincial authorities held on June 18 a religious training for local officials in the province.

Defense-security knowledge course for GCRA staffers held

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with the Military Steering Committee of Cau Giay district held on June 19-20 a course on defense and security knowledge 2018 at the committee’s office.

Government religious committee congratulates religious newspapers on Press Day

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Trần Tấn Hùng on June 19 led a delegation to visit Giac Ngo newspaper in Ho Chi Minh City ahead of the 93rd anniversary of the Vietnam’s Revolutionary Press (June 21).

Seminar on Nom pagoda, Nom village

A seminar on cultural and historical values of Nom pagoda and Nom village located in Hung Yen province’s Van Lam district was held on June 18.

Government religious committee pays visits to Islam communities in Ninh Thuan

A delegation of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) led by Director of Department of Other Various Religions Nguyễn Ánh Chức paid on June 16 visits to the Islamic communities in Ninh Thuan province on occasion of Ramadan closing.

The Church teaches the values of the Indian Constitution in Catholic schools

We need to read, comment and teach the new generations the Preamble of the Indian Constitution in Church-managed schools in India: this is what the Office for Education and Culture under the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) says in a document sent to Agenzia Fides. The document comes at a political moment when the nationalistic government of the Barathiya Janata Party, in power in the Federation, promotes policies that go in the direction of turning India into a single-religious nation.

Religious course at Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organizes study tour in Son La

A delegation of trainees majoring in the state administration on religion from the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics organized on Jun 15 a study tour in Son La province.

Chieu Trung temple festival in Ha Tinh recognized as national intangible heritage

Thach Ha distric People’s Committee in Ha Tinh province held on June 15 a ceremony to receive the certificate honoring the Chieu Trung temple festival as a national intangible cultural heritage. 

New Zen Buddhist monastery opens in Hau Giang

A new Zen Buddhist monastery was inaugurated in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on June 17.

Vietnam Baptist Church holds mid-year meeting

The Vietnam Baptist Church held on June 15-16 an executive meeting to review its performance in the first half of the year 2018.

Buddhists in Quang Binh respond to environment month

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Board in Quang Binh province’s Quang Ninh district held on June 13 a program in response of the action month on environmental protection with the theme “Addressing plastic and nylon pollution”.

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