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Speech of Pope Francis to Vietnamese Catholics

On March 22, 2014, on the occasion of official working visit to the Republic of Italy, the high- ranking parliamentary delegation led by National Assembly Chairman Nguyễn Sinh Hùng met Pope Francis in Vatican

Quang Binh province: a training course on State religious affairs for officials

On May 15, 2014, the Quang Binh province Committee for Religious Affairs held a training course on State religious affairs for local officials in charge of religious affairs in Quang Trach district.

Lao Front for National Construction and Lao Buddhist Coalition hold the Buddha’s birthday 2014 ceremony

On 10th and 11th of May, 2014, at Vientiane, the Central Committee of the Lao Front for National Construction (LFNC) in collaboration with Lao Buddhist Coalition Central Committee held the Vesak celebration 2014

Da Nang: 50th anniversary of Hai Chau chapter celebrated

On May 10, 2014, the Hai Chau chapter, Da Nang city under the Vietnam Evangelical Church (Southern) held a solemn ceremony to celebrate 50th founding anniversary (1964 - 2014) 

Joint Working Group holds a meeting to review its task performance in guiding and assisting the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha for the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam

On May 12, 2014, at the headquarter of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), the Joint Working Group held a meeting to assess its task performance in guiding and assisting the VBS for the United Nations Day of Vesak 2014

Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church: closing ceremony for the 8th religious fostering course 2014

In the morning of May 9th 2014, Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church solemnly held a closing ceremony for the 8th religious training course 2014 for Church’s dignitaries. 

Leader of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs congratulates the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on the occasion of the Buddha’s birthday 2014

On May 12, 2014, at the Office of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) (Quan Su pagoda, Ha Noi), Mr. Phạm Dũng, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) visited and congratulated the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha on the occasion of the Buddha’s birthday 2014 – B.E 2558.

UN Day of Vesak 2014 Closing Ceremony and Ninh Binh Declaration

On May 10 afternoon, the UN Day of Vesak 2014 Closing Ceremony took place at Bai Dinh pagoda in Ninh Binh province, with the attendance of more than 3000 official delegates from 95 countries and territories worldwide and tens of thousands of domestic and foreign Buddhist monks, nuns and followers.

Our Lady of Lavang Pilgrimage Centre opens the Month of Flowers 2014

On May 1 2014, at the Our Lady of Lavang Pilgrimage Centre, Archbishop Francis Xavier Lê Văn Hồng, Archdiocese of Hue presided over the opening ceremony for the Month of Flowers 2014 to honor the Virgin Mary – Mother of Catholic Church

Binh Thuan province: a training course on State religious affairs for officials

On April 2014, the Binh Thuan’s Department of Home Affairs (Committee for Religious Affairs) in collaboration with the Professional School for Religious Affairs under the Government Committee for Religious and the Political School held a training course on religion and State religious affairs for local officials in charge of religious affairs in Binh Thuan province.

Grand opening ceremony held for the UN Day of Vesak 2014 in Vietnam

In the early morning of May 8, 2014, at the main hall of Bai Dinh pagoda in Gia Sinh commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province, the opening ceremony was solemnly held for the UN Day of Vesak 2014.  The event's message is “Buddhist Perspective towards Achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals”.

Phat Tich Ashrama at Matxcova built a Buddhist worshipping place

On April 19th in Hanoi – Matxcova Incentra culture and trade Centre, Phat Tich ashrama in Matxcova held a ceremony to announce the building of Matxcova Buddhist worshipping place.

The Executive Board of Tay Ninh’s Vietnam Buddhist opens the summer retreat 2014 – B.E 2558 - and celebrates Vesak

On May 3rd, 2014 at Phuoc Thanh pagoda, An Tinh commune, Trang Bang district, the Executive Board of Tay Ninh’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha solemnly held the opening ceremony for summer retreat 2014 – B.E.2558.

Ceremony honoring the Buddhist business elites coming to Yen Tu

On April 26th 2014, at Trinh pagoda – Yen Tu, Phuong Dong ward, Uong Bi city, Quang Ninh province, the Vietnamese Communist Party Electronic Magazine in cooperation with Quang Ninh’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha organized the programme "Buddhist and business elite’s journey to Yen Tu sacred mountain" with the aim to promote the Buddhist spirit of close attachment to the nation, and foster the tradition “while drinking the water, remembering it’s source” and the philosophical values of Buddhism among businessmen.

A ceremony held to inaugurate the Phu Cuong Cathedral

On April 25th 2014, Phu Cuong diocese solemnly held a ceremeny to inaugurate Phu Cuong cathedral in Thu Dau Mot city, Binh Duong province.

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