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Lam Dong province’s Protestant Representative Board under the Vietnam General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) held a Spiritual refreshment conference for the youth 2014

On August 5, 2014, at Bon Rom Protestant church, Duc Trong district, Lam Dong province, Lam Dong province’s Protestant Representative Board under the Vietnam General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) (ECVN) held a Spiritual refreshment conference for 2,000 Protestant youth from 5 northern districts of the province with the title “live truthfully, love sincerely”

The Standing Executive Committee of the Vietnam General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) visits chapters in Soc Trang province

To learn practical demands and encourage the chapters in Soc Trang Province, the Standing Executive Committee of the Vietnam General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) (ECVN) combined with Protestant Representative Board of Soc Trang province visited chapters in the province on August 4, 2014.

Lovers of the Holy Cross Congregation in Vietnam holds a spiritual refresher course

From August 4 to 8, 2014, at the Pastoral Centre of Ho Chi Minh diocese (No. 6 Bis Ton Duc Thang street, Ben Nghe ward, district 1, Ho Chi Minh city), the Vietnam Lovers of the Holy Cross Congregation held a spiritual refresher course for sisters with the title “New Family Evangelization”

Archbishop Paul Bùi Văn Đọc confers priesthood on 17 clergymen

On August 4, 2014, at Da Minh – Ba Chuong parish, Ho Chi Minh diocese, a ceremony was held for conferring priesthood on 17 clergymen of the Vietnam Dominican Provincial and St. Vincent de Paul Missionary Congregation, and this was the day to remember St. John Mary Vianney, the patron Saint of priests.

The Cao Dai Correct Path Church proclaims the retaining of Long An province’s Representative Board

On August 4, at Binh Lap oratory, Tan An city, Long An province the Caodai Correct Path Church held a meeting to proclaim the retaining of Long An province’s Representative Board.

Thai Binh province: Buddhist summer course 2014 for youth at Tu Xuyen pagoda

As one of Buddhist activities planned for 2014, from July 24 to 27, 2014, Tu Xuyen pagoda (Hoang Dieu ward, Thai Binh city) held a 4th summer course for youth. The course attracted over 800 youth in the locality and provinces of Son La, Nam Dinh and Hanoi city.

Government Committee for Religious Affairs receives representative from the Glocal Ventures, Inc (US)

On August 6, 2014, at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Dr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice Chairman of the GCRA received Mr. Bob Roberts from the Glocal Ventures, Inc (GVI).

Monks take part in 9km peace walk

Some 200 Siamese monks took part in a peace walk from the Wat Lamdin Buddhist temple in Padang Terap to Wat Thepchumnum in Naka recently.

Art exchange for charity with title “the Parents’ Day Festival with Buddhists and businessmen” takes place in Hanoi

On August 4, 2014, the Information and Communication Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held an art-exchange program titled “the Parents’ Day Festival with Buddhists and businessmen”. Mrs. Hà Thị Khiết, Member of the Party Central Committee, Chairman of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Mass Mobilization attended the meeting.

Phúc Lâm pagoda contributes to the fund “For the loving Spratly island”

On August 4th, on the occasion of the closing ceremony of 27th summer retreat course at Phước Lâm pagoda, Tan Thong Hoi commune, Cu Chi dist, Ho Chi Minh city, Most Venerable Thích Huệ Nghi, Head of the Executive Board of Cu Chi district’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha and an instructor of the Buddhist summer retreat course at Phước Lâm pagoda presented a contribution to the fund “For the loving Spratly island”.

The biggest Ullambana Sutra written in calligraphy in Vietnam

The biggest calligraphy Ullambana Sutra was written by calligrapher Võ Dương and completed in 2 years.

Ho Chi Minh city: A ceremony held to launch a Buddhist Arts Subcommittee

On August 2nd, at Pho Quang temple (Co Giang str, Phu Nhuan dist, HCMC) a ceremony was held to announce the decision on the personnel of the Buddhist Arts Subcommittee under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s (VBS) Buddhist Laymen Committee.

Basic Biblical training courses 2014 held in Binh Thuan, Ben Tre and Dak Lak province

From July 21 to August 1, 2014, the Protestant Representative Board of Binh Thuan province in collaboration with the Christian Education Committee of the Vietnam Evangelical Church (Southern) organized the 3rd basic Biblical training course (first year) at Phuc Am 1 church.

Football match held on the occasion of 59th founding anniversary of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and Traditional Day of the State sector on religious affairs

As one of activities to celebrate 59th founding anniversary of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) and Traditional Day of the State sector on religious affairs (from August 2nd 1955 to August 2nd 2015), on July 31, 2014, a football match between the GCRA team and the Office of Hanoi People’s Committee team was organized in Hanoi.

Vietnamese community in Thailand holds Buddhist Parents’ Day Festival

On August 2, 2014, the Vietnamese Language Centre, the Thailand-Vietnam Culture Association (TVCA) in collaboration with the Vietnam Oversea Association in Bangkok, Vietnamese monks and nuns studying in Thailand held a solemn Buddhist Parents’ Day ceremony for Vietnamese community at Khanh Van pagoda (Wat Upairadbamrung), 864 Charoenkrung street, Sampanthavong ward, Bangkok capital. 

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