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Government Religious Committee meets with Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam on prevention measures against coronavirus threats

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Chiến Thắng had on February 12 exchanges with Archbishop Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh, President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam (CBCV) on the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Patriotic monk association in Tra Vinh support building charitable house for poor family

The Association for Solidarity of Patriotic Monks in Tra Vinh province’s Cau Ngang district in collaboration with district authorities held on February 12 a ceremony for handing over a charitable house to Mr. Thach Kim’s family in the district’s Hiep Hoa commune.

GCRA’s Party committee reviews performance 2019

The Party Committee of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on February 12 a meeting for reviewing its activities 2019 and outlining plans of work 2020.

Whale worshipping festival held in Quang Nam

A whale worshiping festival (known as Cau Ngu in Vietnamese) took place on February 9 in Sam Linh Tay village, Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province. 

Government Religious Committee urges religious organizations to strengthen preventive measures against coronavirus threats

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held on February 11 a meeting on the prevention and fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV).

Correction-Path Caodai Church holds annual High Council’s meeting

The Correction-Path Caodai Church held on February 8 its annual meeting of the church’s High Council – the highest representative body.

Vietnam Baptist church extends visit to religious committee in Gia Lai

A delegation led by Pastor President of the Vietnam Baptist Church Nguyễn Võ Khánh Giám paid on February 6 a visit to the Committee for Religious Affairs in Gia Lai province, on occasion of the Lunar New Year 2020.

Attractions reopened despite coronavirus spread

Historical and cultural relic sites and natural landscapes can be opened to tourists but operators must comply with coronavirus infection prevention and control measures, according to a public dispatch released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on February 6.

Fishermen in Ba Ria Vung Tau pray for new fishing season

Binh Chau commune People’s Committee in Ba Ria Vung Tau province’s Xuyen Moc district held on February 5 a ceremony for launching the fishing season 2020.

Council of Europe passes resolution to stop workplace discrimination against people of faith

The Council of Europe has adopted a resolution upholding the duty of member states' to protect people of faith against discrimination in the workplace because of their beliefs.

Agricultural worship of Dao ethnic people in Northwestern region

Migrating to Vietnam from many different regions during last seven centuries, members of Dao ethnic groups became indigenous residents in the mountains of the Northeast, Northwest and Truong Son range.

Ante-Creation Caodai Church in Tien Giang holds first-quarter meeting

The Ante-Creation Caodai Church’s representative committee in Tien Giang province reviewed its first-quarter performance at a meeting held on February 3 in Minh Duc oratory located in the province’s My Tho city.

Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan ordains new high-ranking dignitary

The Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan province’s Ninh Phuoc district held on February 3 a ceremony for ordaining a new deputy head of the community’s dignitary council.

Vietnam Buddhist Institute closes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

According to the Vietnam Buddhist Institute in Hanoi, 600 Buddhist monks and nuns will be absent from the institute in the face of the acute respiratory disease caused by the  coronavirus.

Religious organizations in Quang Binh raise awareness of preventions against the nCoV

In the context of the complicated spread of a severe acute respiratory infection caused by the new strain of Corona virus (nCoV), religious organizations in Quang Binh province have actively coordinated with local authorities to raise the awareness of local people and followers of all religions on preventing measures against the spread of the nCoV.

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