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Ben Tre authorities hold religious affairs training for local officials

Religious youth festival held in Đà Nẵng

Quang Binh authorities extend congratulation to provincial VBS chapter on Buddhist Parents Day 2019

Inspection of religious law implementation in Lam Dong

Quang Loc commune authorities in Ha Tinh honor outstanding Catholics

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Government, NA leaders pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân offered incense to late President Ho Chi Minh on August 18 at a temple dedicated to him on Ba Vi Mountain in the outskirts of Hanoi.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul wedding hall blast

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul that killed at least 63 people and injured more than 200. Survivors said the bomber was standing by a stage where children and adults were dancing and clapping when he detonated his explosives vest.

Buddhist Pagoda in Binh Phuoc presents four houses to poor families of S’tieng ethnic group

The Buddhist pagoda located in Duc Lieu commune in Binh Phuoc province’s Bu Dang district formally presented on August 18 four charity houses to poor families of S’stieng ethnic community in the district.

Correction-Path Caodai Church holds annual general conference in Ben Tre

The Correction-Path Caodai Church held on August 15 the annual general conference for the 94th religious year at Ben Tre Holy See located in Ben Tre province.

La Vang pilgrimage festival held in Quang Tri

The Archdiocese of Hue held the 2019 La Vang Pilgrimage Festival in the central province of Quang Tri on August 14 and 15.

ECVN (North) congratulates Hanoi security force on Public Security Day

Pastor President of the Vietnam Evangelical Church (ECVN) (North) Nguyễn Hữu Mạc on August 15 visited and congratulated Hanoi Public Security on the 74th founding anniversary of Vietnam Public Security Force.

New Buddhist monastery in Tay Ninh inaugurated

Ngoc Thanh Buddhist monastery located in Ward 1, Tay Ninh city formally inaugurated its new sanctum and other facilities at a ceremony held on August 14.

Buddhist temple in Japan puts faith in robot priest

A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest that it believes will change the face of the religion despite critics comparing the android to "Frankenstein's monster".

Linh Son Thanh Mau festival recognised as national intangible cultural heritage

A ceremony was held in the southern province of Tay Ninh on August 14 to announce the recognition of Linh Son Thanh Mau (Mother Goddess of the Mountain) festival as a national intangible cultural heritage. 

“Vietnam-Cultural Colours” photo exhibition opens in Phu Yen

A kaleidoscope of Vietnamese cultures, traditional practices and breathtaking world heritage sites are featured at the “Vietnam-Cultural Colours” exhibition, which is scheduled for August 18-21 in the south central province of Phu Yen.

Religions in Vietnam accompany with country’s development

As many as 125 dignitaries of 16 religions in Vietnam who made outstanding contributions in the country have attended a meeting hosted by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc in the central city of Da Nang on August 9. 

Contributions to rural development by Hoa Hao Buddhists in Trung Hung

Trung Hung commune in Can Tho city currently has 95 percent of residents following Hoa Hao Buddhism.

Interests of religious groups, nation are intertwined: PM

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc had a meeting in the central city of Đà Nẵng on Friday with religious dignitaries who have made outstanding contributions to the construction and safeguarding of the nation, during which he said the interests of each religion are intertwined with those of the nation.

Government religious committee leader attends art program honoring heroic mothers

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in collaboration with the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) held an art program promoting patriotism and gratitude to Vietnamese mothers on August 10 at Au Co Theater.

Cham Muslims in An Giang celebrate traditional New Year

More than 17,000 Cham ethnic people are celebrating Roya Aidil Adha, the traditional new year festival of the Muslim community in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang.

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