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Kien Giang: Buddhist summer retreat lights candles and prays for peace in the East Sea.

On May 27th, 2014, Buddhist monks at Phật Đà summer retreat course, Kien Giang province held a ceremony to pray for peace in the East Sea.

Hau Giang province: workshop held for dissemination of the law to dignitaries

During two days May 29 and 30, 2014, at Bong Sen hotel, Vi Thanh city, Hau Giang province, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) in collaboration with the provincial People’s Committee held a workshop for dissemination of the law to 250 religious dignitaries representing religious organizations in Hau Giang province. 

Vietnamese community in the United Kingdom celebrates Vesak

On May 25th, the Vietnamese Buddhist Association in United Kingdom (UK) held a ceremony to celebrate Vesak 2014 (B.E. 2558) in London.

Workshop held for dissemination of the law to dignitaries

On May 26, 2014, at Ngoc Thu hotel, Soc Trang city, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and Soc Trang province People’s Committee held a workshop for dissemination of the law to dignitaries, religious and followers of religions. 

The signing ceremony of a Joint Circular on making civilized life styles in belief – related and religious establishments.

On May 28 2014, at the headquarters of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) signed a Joint Circular on making civilized life styles in belief – related and religious establishments with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Worshipping General Võ Nguyên Giáp in Truong Sa (Spratly) temple

There were soldiers contemplating for a long moment in front of the altar for worshiping General Võ Nguyên Giáp between guarding shifts. Fishermen often come to the altar to offer incense to the General before going to the seas of Vietnam, with constant dangers of harassments posed by foreign forces...

The message of the fourth term General Congress of Hòa Hảo Buddhism on Vietnam’s sovereignty in the East Sea

Hòa Hảo Buddhism held the fourth term General Congress in the context of China’s illegal placement of oil rig HD 981 and supporting ships in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf, violating the international law. 

Decision on official recognition of the Provisional Representative Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints in Vietnam proclaimed

On May 30, 2014, at the office of the Representative Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints in Vietnam (LDS or Mormon Church) Cau Giay district, Ha Noi held a formal ceremony to receive Decision on official recognition of the Provisional Representative Committee of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter -day Saints in Vietnam.

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs receives representatives from Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Vietnam

On May 28, 2014, at the headquarters of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA), Mr. Dương Ngọc Tấn, Vice – Chairman of the GCRA had a working session with Mr. Habibollah Pour Motahar, Deputy Head of Mission – Counselor Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Attending the meeting were also leaders and officials of Department of Other Religions, Department of International Cooperation and Department of Organization and Personnel under the Committee.

Vice – Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs visits Long Xuyen diocese

On May, 22, 2014, Mr. Dương Ngọc Tấn, Vice – Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) visited Long Xuyen diocese and congratulated Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Trần Văn Toản, Director of the Pastoral Centre of Long Xuyen diocese for his new position appointed on April 5, 2014.

Grand Vesak festival 2014 held in Da Nang

To celebrate Buddha’s birthday 2014 (B.E. 2558) as well as to positively respond to the UN Day of Vesak 2014 hosted by the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha, the Executive Board of Da Nang’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha hel a grand Vesak festival  from May 6th – 13th, 2014.

Requiem ceremony held for martyrs and fallen soldiers in Ly Son Island

In three days, from May 23rd -25th, 2014, at An Vĩnh village temple, Quảng Ngãi province, the Vĩnh Ân pagoda’s Management Board held a requiem ceremony for martyrs and fallen soldiers in Ly Son Island.

Binh Thuan’s Protestant holds the spiritual refreshment conference

On May 22nd, 2014, Binh Thuan’s Protestant representatives Board organized a spiritual refreshment conference for all Protestant followers in the province at the 1st Gospel Church.

Đồng Nai: Exchange between religious dignitaries and army forces

On May 20th, 2014, the Party Committee and military commander in Trảng Bom district held a meeting for exchange with the religious dignitaries in the district.

Hà Tĩnh approves the project for management of Chợ Củi temple

On May 20th, Nghi Xuân’s People Committee held a ceremony to announce Decision No. 1177/QD-UBND dated April 28th, 2014 approving the project for management in Chợ Củi temple.

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