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District authorities of Krong Pa district meet with key religious followers

Religious group in Dien Bien promotes public order and security

Meeting on celebration of VBS’s 40th founding anniversary in Da Nang city

Religious affairs training for local officials held in Thai Nguyen

VFF in Thanh Hoa hands over charity houses to Catholics in Yen Khanh parish

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Buddhist pagoda in Can Tho sends supports to disadvantaged people

Venerable Chief Secretary of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Board in Can Tho city’s Binh Thuy district cum Abbot of Van Linh pagoda Thích Huệ Minh has organized many programs for sending vegetables to disadvantaged people in the locality.

Government religious committee’s youth join blood donation program

Many members of the Youth Union of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) have joint a blood donation program held on September 28 at the Central Hematological Hospital in Hanoi.

Government religious committee official visits Tuong Nguyen Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City
Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) cum Head of the Home Affairs Ministry’s working group Nguyễn Tiến Trọng on September 28 visited and met Buddhist dignitaries of Tuong Nguyen Pagoda located in Ho Chi Minh City’s District No. 4.

VBS in Khanh Hoa encourages monks to volunteer for Buddhist affairs in Truong Sa

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Khanh Hoa province has just issued a dispatch calling on district-level VBS, dignitaries and abbots of Buddhist worshipping places in the province to voluntarily register to serve in pagodas in Truong Sa island district.

Religious diversity in ethnic minority communities of Central Highlands

For the past decades, several religions have come and developed in communities of minority ethnic groups in the Central Highlands, and the moral and human values of these religions have created positive impacts and enriched the cultural life in the region.

Seminar on social contributions of religion

Vice Chairwoman Trần Thị Minh Nga of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) chaired on September 28 a seminar on the social contributions of religion.

Temple of Literature project aims to connect young people with Vietnamese heritage

Non-profit organisation Gavisto Diplomat has teamed up with the Centre for Cultural and Scientific Activities to help more young people find a connection with the Quốc Tử Giám, the Temple of Literature.

Ha Tinh diocese presents supports to Covid-19 prevention work in Quang Binh

Bishop Louis Nguyễn Anh Tuấn, Apostolic Administrator of Ha Tinh Diocese led a delegation on September 24 to visit and present a support package to the Covid-19 prevention and control work in Quang Binh province.

Poor ethnic minority students in HCMC given tablet computers

The Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front Committee in coordination with the municipal Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs held a handout ceremony to give tablet computers to poor Cham and Khmer students for distance learning.

VBS in Ho Chi Minh City donates 600 oxygen tanks for home treatment of Covid-19 patients in An Giang

The Social Charity Board under the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in Ho Chi Minh City organized on September 26 a handing over ceremony at Vinh Nghiem pagoda located in District 3 for donating 600 9-litre oxygen cylinders and 5,000 sets of medical protective equipment to An Giang province.

GCRA Vice Chairman visits Vietnam Presbyterian Church
Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) cum Head of the Home Affairs Ministry’s working group Nguyễn Tiến Trọng on September 27 visited and met with the Vietnam Presbyterian Church in Ho Chi Minh City.

Religious training contents appraised

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on September 24 a meeting for appraisal of religious training contents for fostering knowledge and professional skills in information and propagating policies and laws on belief and religion.

Pchum Ben suspended amid Covid concerns

The government has ordered a suspension of Pchum Ben, effective from September 25, to contain the spread of Covid-19 after dozens of cases have been detected in some pagodas in the first two days of the 15-day festival.

Minh Su Theravada Buddhist Church proactively joins Covid-19 prevention work

In the context of ongoing Covide-19 outbreak in provinces and cities, especially in Southern region, Minh Su Theravada Buddhist Church has strictly implemented preventive measures guided by the Government, the GCRA and local authorities and made practical contributions to the pandemic prevention work.

Government religious committee pays visit Khmer pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) cum Head of the Home Affairs Ministry’s working group Nguyễn Tiến Trọng on September 18 visited and met with Khmer dignitaries of Pothiwong pagoda in Ho Chi Minh city.

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