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Government religious committee asks for strict observance of preventive measures against Covid-19

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Chiến Thắng signed on April 6 a dispatch to Archbishop President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam Giuse Nguyễn Chí Linh and bishops of Catholic dioceses asking for strengthened measures against Covid-19.

PM officially declares national COVID-19 epidemic

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc signed a decision on April 1 officially declaring a nationwide COVID-19 epidemic.

Ceremonies held in localities to commemorate Hung Kings

Authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho held an incense offering ceremony on April 2 to commemorate the country’s legendary founders at the Hung Kings relic site in the province.

Archaeological Survey of India Begins Restoring Five Buddhist Pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has started restoring five pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Myanmar. The five Buddhist monuments were damaged during a devastating earthquake in 2016. 

PM orders strict nationwide social distancing rules, starting April 1

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a range of stringent social distancing measures, including restricting people from leaving their homes and banning gatherings of more than two people in public.

Government Religious Committee warns of abusing Covid-19 for profiteering

Taking advantage of Covid-19 epidemic and suspension of all large religious activities, several religious sects have talked about the end day of the world or false information creating superstitious beliefs and feelings of fear.

Vietnam unites to defeat pandemic

With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to spread worldwide, leaving devastated economies in its wake, Vietnamese Party General Secretary and State President Nguyễn Phú Trọng on Monday appealed to all Vietnamese inside and outside Vietnam to stay united in their will and actions in the fight against the pandemic.

Religious organizations in Da Nang support Covid-19 prevention efforts

Many religious organizations in Da Nang city have contributed money and medical supplies supporting the Covid-19 epidemic prevention efforts being taken in the city.

Protestant organizations take alternative forms of religious services for Covid-19 prevention

Following instructions by the Prime Minister and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs on Covid-19 prevention and control, several religious organizations, including Protestant organizations have announced suspension of all large religious gatherings and changes to live-stream services.

Florida pastor arrested for refusing to halt worship amid outbreak

A Florida pastor was arrested by a local sheriff on Monday (March 30) after he refused to stop holding worship services at his church despite regulations banning large in-person gatherings that could further the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Government Religious Committee approves plan for savings, waste reduction

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on Match 20 issued a program for savings and waste reduction 2020.

PM issues directive on COVID-19 prevention and control

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has signed a Directive rolling out measures to strengthen the COVID-19 prevention and control amid rapid increase of new infection cases over the past three weeks.

Vietnam Ancestral Global Day to be celebrated online due to COVID-19

The Vietnam Ancestral Global Day will be celebrated online due to the complicated developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).

Ceremony commemorates legendary ancestors of Vietnam

Authorities of the northern province of Phu Tho held a ceremony on March 29 to commemorate the legendary national ancestors of Vietnam, Father Lac Long Quan and Mother Au Co.

Religions support COVID-19 prevention

In response to a campaign calling for public support for the country’s fight against the Covid-19 epidemic by the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, religious organizations in Vietnam have made practical contributions.

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