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Home affairs department in Kon Tum guides national flag-raising at religious places

Training on religious affairs held in Tien Giang

Burning of votive paper practically reduced at Ponagar tower

Training on state management on belief, religion held in Ninh Thuan

Program promoting exchanges of ethnic and religious youth held in Binh Duong

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Catholic churches in Ho Chi Minh city to suspend religious gatherings amid virus outbreak

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City has decided to suspend all daily masses and religious rites in a move to prevent the infection of coronavirus, which is spreading in Vietnam as a whole and in HCMC in particular.

All Catholic Dioceses guides pastoral affairs for Covid-19 prevention & control

Responding to the Decree regarding the celebration of the Easter released by the Vatican on March 19 and following the instruction of Prime Minister on Covid-19 prevention and control, Catholic Dioceses in Vietnam have issued notifications guiding pastoral affairs and religious practices in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Government Religious Committee strengthens measures against coronavirus

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) has strengthened preventive measures against the novel corona virus since the spread of the pandemic got complicated in the country.

Buddhist pagodas join hands Covid-19 prevention

In responding a call of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Central Committee, Buddhist pagodas in provinces of Quang Ninh, Thai Binh, Nghe An and Dong Thap have presented free facemasks to patients and local people prevention of Covid-19 epidemic.

Pastors from Europe Tell North America: Get Ready Now

We talked to pastors from Spain and Italy about their experience, which might be the North American experience in just a few weeks.

Editeral council of GCRA’s website holds annual meeting

Vice Chairwoman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) cum Head of the editeral council of the GCRA’s Website chaired the annual meeting of the council held on March 25.

Next two weeks will be “decisive” for VN’s fight against COVID-19, PM says

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said that the next 10-15 days will be “decisive” for Viet Nam’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Buddhists in Dong Thap actively join social, charitable activities

On March 17, the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) Executive Committee in Dong Thap province supported 20 million VND and the VBS’s Executive Board in Sa Dec city contributed 10 million VND to the Covid-19 prevention fund, both sent to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in the province.

Vietnam religious organizations respond to Covid-19 epidemic

In the context of the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic, religious organizations have strictly implemented advisories by the Government and the national steering committee for prevention and control of the disease.

Over 12 million USD raised to support COVID-19 prevention

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee has raised over 282 billion VND (over 12 million USD) since its fundraising campaign was launched on March 17.

Religious organizations support COVID-19 prevention fund

In respond to a campaign to calling for public support for the country’s fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, the Vietnam Later-Day Saints of Jesus Christ Church and the Vietnam Word of Life Church have made contributions to the prevention fund.

100-year-old Buu Son Pagoda rests on one pillar

The 100-year-old Buu Son Pagoda in southern Dong Nai province, built in the 18th century, rests on only one pillar.

Churches can counter 'epidemic of fear' over coronavirus with acts of love

The founder of HOPE Together, Roy Crowne, is asking churches to "step up" and serve their communities with acts of love during the coronavirus outbreak. 

Easter greetings offered to Catholics, Protestants

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Chiến Thắng has extended his Easter greetings to the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Vietnam (CBCV), bishops of dioceses, and dignitaries and followers of Protestant churches in the country.

Religions in Tien Giang join fight against Covid-19

In response to the call of local authorities in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic, religious organizations in Tien Giang province have issued dispatches calling their followers to join hands in fight against COVID-19.

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