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Hue Archdiocese organizes fine art exhibition

The Pastoral Council of Hue Archdiocese in collaboration with the Domini Art opened on August 3 an exhibition on paintings and statues.

Over 650 Buddhist monks, followers register for blood, organ donation

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4. 

Protestant churches extend congratulations to Government religious committee

Pastor Vice President of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) (ECVN) Bùi Văn Sản paid on August 2 a visit to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on occasion of its 64th founding anniversary (August 2).

Sala – the place preserving Khmer traditional customs in villages

For Khmer people, the sala in each pagoda is traditionally a kind of meeting place for Buddhists, the preaching hall for monks, and the venue for receiving visitors to the pagoda during the Traditional New Year and traditional events.

UN experts: Islamic State aims for resurgence in Iraq, Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leaders of the Islamic State extremist group are aiming to consolidate and create conditions for an “eventual resurgence in its Iraqi and Syrian heartlands,” U.N. experts said in a new report.

Islamic community in Hanoi

Vietnam currently has five Islamic organizations recognized by the state, including the management board of Al Noor Mosque in Hanoi and four representative committees of Islamic communities in Ho Chi Minh city and provinces of Tay Ninh, An Giang and Ninh Thuan.

Leaders of home affairs ministry, government religious committee receive Buddhist delegation

On occasion of the 64th anniversary of the state governance on religion, a delegation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) paid on August 2 visits to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs.

Government religious committee receives Pure-land Buddhist delegation

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted a reception on August 1 for a visiting delegation of the Pure-land Buddhist Association

Government religious committee leader attends seminar on dharma preaching overseas

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vũ Chiến Thắng attended and delivered an opening speech at the seminar on dharma preaching overseas held from July 31 to August 1 in Hue City.

Government religious committee receives delegation of Korean Protestant community in Hanoi

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted a reception on August 1 for a visiting delegation of the Korean Protestant community in Hanoi led by Pastor Tae Won Soo on occasion of the GCRA’s 64 founding Anniversary (August 2).

Vietnamese pagodas among some of world's most beautiful

Trấn Quốc Pagoda and Bửu Long Pagoda have been listed as some of the world’s most beautiful Buddhist pagodas by National Geographic.

Hoa Hao Buddhists deacons, Caodai dignitaries extend congratulations to GCRA’s founding anniversary

The delegations of the Hoa Hao Buddhism led by Chairman Nguyễn Tấn Đạt and the Minh Chon (Bright Verity) Caodai Church led by Cardinal Thái Tăng Tinh visited the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on July 30, on the occasion of the GCRA’s founding anniversary (August 2).

Vesak 2019 demonstrates VN’s respect for freedom of religion: Deputy PM

The successful organisation of the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak earlier this year helped demonstrate Vietnam’s respect for the freedom of belief and religion, Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình said at a meeting on July 29.

VBS hold seminar on practices for sustainable development

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Central Committee for Buddhists’ Guidance held on July 28 a seminar on practices for sustainable development at Khai Nguyen pagoda located in Hanoi’s Son Tay district.

Phu Cam cathedral holds Confirmation Mass

President of the Viet Nam Catholic Bishops’ Conference cum Archbishop of Hue archdiocese Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh chaired on July 28 a Confirmation Mass at Phu Cam cathedral.

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