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Administrative inspection at Tan Dieu pagoda in Long An

Border Guard effectively implements religious affairs

“Bong Lai temple”: not legal Buddhist worshipping place

Asif Foundation organization, Caritas of My Tho diocese support people facing drought and saltwater intrusion in Tien Giang

UNESCO-recognised My Son Sanctuary offers admission fee discounts

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Updated list of religious organizations given state recognition in Vietnam

By March 2020, there have been 43 religious organizations in Vietnam recognized as legal entities or given registration certificates for religious activities. Below is the name list of these organizations.

Deputy PM congratulates Khmer people on traditional New Year festival

Politburo member and Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình offered congratulations to Khmer Theravada Buddhist monks and followers on the traditional Chol Chnam Thmay Festival and Buddha’s birthday during a visit to Candaransi Pagoda in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, on April 26.

International Network of Engaged Buddhists Launches COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

The International Network of Engaged Buddhists (INEB), which aims to overcome suffering through the practice of Dharma and through developing a socially engaged form of Buddhism, is seeking to leverage its global reach with the launch of an emergency fund to bring much-needed relief to vulnerable and underprivileged communities during the global coronavirus crisis.

Government leader orders continuation of anti-epidemic measures

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúcc has recently issued Directive 19, outlining the continued implementation of a range of measures to halt the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) amid a new context of increased economic and social activity.

No new COVID-19 infections in community for 11 consecutive days

As of 6am on April 27 there was no new infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in Vietnam, marking the 11th day in a row the country has seen no new COVID-19 cases through community infection, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said.

Religious committee in Kien Giang congratulates Buddhist dignitaries on Vesak Day 2020

A delegation of the Committee for Religious Affairs in Kien Giang province led by Chairman Danh Lắm on April 23 visited several Buddhist dignitaries in the province, on occasion of Vesak Day 2020 (PL.2564 – Dl.2020).

Social, charitable contributions by Catholics in Tra Vinh in early 2020

Catholic communities in Tra Vinh proactively have participated in movements launched by local authorities and made practical contributions for the socio-economic development in the locality.

VBS in Ca Mau presents free rice to disadvantaged people during Covid-19 pandemic

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Committee in Ca Mau province launched on April 23 a charitable program for presenting rice to disadvantaged people in the province through “Rice ATM”.

Government Religious Committee asks religious organizations for continued implementation of preventive measures against Covid-19

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) sent on April 24 a dispatch to religious organizations asking for their continued implementation of measures preventing the coronavirus recurrence in the country.

Vietnam to relax social distancing measures from April 23: PM

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Wednesday decided that from April 23, 28 localities of high-risk and medium-risk groups for COVID-19 infection will halt implementing social distancing, except for some districts of Hanoi, Ha Giang, and Bac Ninh.

Catholic solidarity committee in Tra Vinh supports Covid-19 prevention work

The standing board of the committee for solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics in Tra Vinh province has visited and presented 22 million VND to the provincial Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) for assisting the Covid-19 prevention efforts in the province.

VBS presents 200 million VND to ethnic minority students

The Central Youth Union launched a charitable program for sending necessities to disadvantaged people during the Covid-19 pandemic at a ceremony held on April 22 in Hanoi.

A Caodai dignitary makes practical contributions to social charity

Bishop Thái Thọ Thanh (Nguyễn Văn Thọ), Chairman of Tay Ninh Caodai Church’s Representative Committee in Tay Ninh province has joint Caodaism in 1964 and always promoted the good life and good religion model.

Evangelical churches in Phu Yen, Ben Tre join hands in Covid-19 prevention

Evangelical chapters under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (South)   (ECVN) in provinces of Ben Tre and Phu Yen have strictly observed social distancing and proactively engaged in the Covid-19 prevention efforts in localities.

Priest banned from service fined in St. Petersburg for 12-minute holy procession

St. Petersburg, April 22, Interfax - A court in St. Petersburg has fined Artyom Skripkin 10,000 rubles after finding him guilty of staging a holy procession down the central Nevsky Avenue.

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