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Religious affairs training for local officials held in Bac Ninh

Meeting with religious dignitaries, outstanding people of ethnic groups in Binh Thuan

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Ngọc Chơn pagoda at Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau dist, Tay Ninh province celebrates the Buddhist Parents Day Festival 2014

On August 5th, 2014, Buddhist nun Thích nữ Tâm Liên, Member of the provincial Executive Board, abbess of Ngọc Chơn pagoda (Loi Thuan commune, Ben Cau district, Tay Ninh province) solemnly held a ceremony to celebrate the Buddhist Parents Day 2014 (B.E 2558).

Da nang city, Quang Nam and Đăk Lăk provinces: Protestant prayer and fellowship meetings 2014 held

On August 3rd, 2014, at Tan An Protestant church, Da Nang city, the Representative Board held a prayer and fellowship meeting for Pastors, Evangelists and deacons in the city and Hue chapter.

Ho Chi Minh city: Some pagodas hold thanksgiving ceremony for the Buddhist summer retreat course

On August 3rd, 2014, the Buddhist summer retreat course  at Vĩnh Nghiêm pagoda (No 399 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia str, dist 3) solemnly held a thanksgiving ceremony for the Buddhist summer retreat course 2014 (B.E. 2558)

Ho Chi Minh city: Phu Lam Protestant Church holds a children’s summer camp

The annual summer camp program for children aged from 8 to 13 years old in Phu Lam church before the new school was concluded successfully. The camping was held on 1st and 2nd of August, 2014 at the Mango Garden tourist place - Dong Nai province with the participation of 47 children and 12 instructors.

The Youth Union of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs organizes a conference on Draft Law on Belief and Religion

On August 11th, the Youth Union of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) organized a conference on the briefing of the project of Law on Belief and Religion and the written proposal about the draft law to be submitted to the Prime Minister for approval.

Buddhism in Lang Son province presents gifts to pupils in remote areas

On the occasion of new school year, the Executive Board of the Lang Son province’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in collaboration with the Lang Son Province’s Vietnam Fatherland Front presented gifts to pupils at Vinh Tien commune’s boarding school, Trang Dinh district, Lang Son province.

Phap Tang Buddhism of Vietnam receives the registration certificate for religious activities

Implementing the consistent policy of the State on freedom of belief and religion and considering the application for registration of religious activities of the Phap Tang Buddhism of Vietnam, on July 31, 2014, at Xuan Hoa ward People’s Committee, Thanh Khe district, Da Nang city, Mr. Nguyễn Văn Hải – Chairman of the Xuan Hoa ward People’s Committee handed over the registration certificate for religious activities to the Phap Tang Buddhism of Vietnam.

Founder of Tzu Chi Receives Rotary International Hono

On 6 July, Rotary International bestowed the Award of Honor on Buddhist master Cheng Yen, who established the Tzu Chi Foundation in Taiwan in 1966. 

Khanh Hoa province: the inter- diocesan training course 2014 for young priests at Nha Trang diocese

In August from 4th to 7th, 2014, 200 priests from 10 dioceses namely: Bui Chu, Hue, Da Nang, Quy Nhon, Kontum, Ban Me Thuot, Nha Trang, Da Lat, Phan Thiet and Ba Ria gathered at Nha Trang diocese to attend a training course 2014 for young priests with the title “the priest, the one who presents “the Joy of the Gospel””

Dong Thap and Kien Giang province: Spiritual refreshment conference of Protestantism

Dong Thap province: spiritual refreshment conference held

Professional College for State Religious Affairs under the Government Committee for Religious Affairs holds a professional training course on religious affairs

In August from 4th to 7th, 2014, at Vung Tau city, Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, the Professional College for State Religious Affairs under the Government Committee for Religious Affairs held a professional training course on religious affairs for officials from provincial-level departments and key staffs of districts in the whole country. More than 200 officials attended this training course.

Sri Lankan President hands over Buddhist relics to temples in US and Korea

Sri Lanka has donated sacred Buddha relics to be placed in temples in the United States and Korea for the Buddhists in those countries to worship.

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”

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