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Representatives from Major Seminaries in Vietnam gathers at Da Lat Diocese

As many as 42 delegates from the Major Seminaries in Vietnam gathered at the Diocese of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on August 5-10 to share their training experience in a number of fields such as humanity, spirituality, intellectuality and pastoral affairs.

Quang Nam province: Work starts on Hoi An Cao Đài Oratory

On August 10, 2013, the Sacerdotal Council of Cao Dai Church - Tay Ninh held a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of Hoi An Cao Đài Oratory in Cam Pho ward, Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam.

Government Committee for Religious Affairs’ leader visits Representative Board of the Islamic Community in Tay Ninh province.

On the occasion of the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, on August 13, 2013, Mr. Dương Ngọc Tấn, Vice - Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, visited the Representative Board of the Islamic Community in the southern province of Tay Ninh. Joining the delegation was Mr. Võ Thành Công, Deputy Head of the Board for Religious Affairs under the provincial Department of Home Affairs. The Representative Board welcomed the delegation at its office (Nguyen Van Tot street, Ward 1, Tay Ninh town)

Government Committee for Religious Affairs delegation visits Vietnam Buddhist Sangha

On the occasion of the Summer Retreat in the Buddhist calendar year of 2557, on August 13-14, 2013, Mr. Bùi Thanh Hà, Vice - Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, led the delegation to Ráng Pagoda in Hanoi to visit Most Venerable Thích Phổ Tuệ, Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS).

Government Committee for Religious Affairs holds meeting to review religious affairs in Northern provinces in first half of 2013

On July 5, 2013, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs held a meeting at Hoang Hiep Hotel, Hung Yen city of Hung Yen province to review religious affairs in northern provinces in the first six months of 2013.

Meeting reviews religious affairs in Central and Central Highland regions in first half of 2013

On July 16, 2013, in the central city of Da Nang, the Government Committee for Religious Affairs and the municipal People’s Committee held a meeting to review religious affairs in Central and Central Highland provinces and cities in the first six months of 2013.

Some images of the delegation of Vietnamese religious dignitaries in the US

From July 24 to July 26, 2013, President Truong Tan Sang and a high-ranking delegation from the Vietnamese State paid an official visit to the United States at the invitation of President Barack Obama.

The Order of the Holy Family of Vietnam celebrates 82nd founding anniversary

On August 15, 2013, the Order of the Holy Family of Vietnam held a Holy Mass to mark its 82nd founding anniversary and celebrate the rites of First Profession of Vows, Perpetual Profession of Vows and Silver Jubilee for 11 clergies and priests at its headquarters 603/47 Binh Duc 3, Binh Duc ward, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha makes European tour

A Buddhist delegation led by Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon the acting Standing Vice - Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) and General Secretary of the Sangha’s Executive Council, is undertaking a faith propagation tour to Europe.

Government Committee for Religious Affairs leader receives US Congressman

On August 28, 2013, at the headquarter of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs, Mr. Pham Dzung, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs cum Chairman of the Committee, had a working session with Congressmen Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security under the US House of Representatives’ Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Representatives from the Church of Latter-Day Saints visit Government Committee for Religious Affairs

On October 9, 2013, Mr. Pham Dzung, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs received representatives of the Church of Latter-Day Saints (LDS or Mormon Church) led by Mr. Hoàng Văn Tùng.

Lam Dong province holds a conference to introduce Decree 92/2012/ND-CP

In July, 2013 Department of Home Affairs of Lam Dong province in collaboration with  the Government Committee for Religious Affairs held a conference to introduce Decree 92/2012/ND-CP issued by the Government on November 8th 2012 detailing and providing measures to implement the Ordinance on Belief and Religion; implement the set of administration procedures on religion by the proclamatory Decision of People’s Committee of Lam Dong province

Gia Lai province holds training conference on State management on Protestantism

On July 11 - 13, 2013 the Government Committee for Religious Affairs in collaboration with the Committee for religious affairs of Gia Lai province (Department of Home Affairs) held a conference on State management on Protestantism. Attending the conference were 222 officials from communes, villages where there are numbers of Protestant followers in Chu Se , Chu Pah, and Dak Doa districts.

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pays a working visit to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs

In the afternoon of July 16th 2013, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc paid a working visit to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs. Attending the event were representatives of ministries and departments: Government Office, Ministry of Home Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Public Security, Finance and Government Committee for Religious Affairs.

Pope stresses hope for the poor in Brazil

In July, 2013 Pope Francis traveled to Brazil for World Youth Day this week, This was his first international trip since becoming Pope in March.

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