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Kon Tum authorities extend congratulations to new Vicar General of Kon Tum diocese

Religious Committee in Ha Tinh celebrates 65th anniversary of state governance on belief and religion

Training conference on religion held in Thanh Hoa

District authorities in Ha Giang holds exchange meeting on founding anniversary of state management on belief, religion

Training on climate change adaptation held for religious clerics in Thai Binh

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Nguyen Tieu Festival becomes part of national intangible cultural heritage

The administration of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 held a ceremony on July 5 to commemorate the issuing of a certificate to recognise the Nguyen Tieu Festival of the Chinese community as the national intangible cultural heritage.

Sam Son fish worshipping festival 2020

The fish worshipping festival in Thanh Hoa province’s Sam Son city took place on July 4-5 in Lach Hoi Seaport with a wide range of activities, drawing thousands of locals and visitors.

Rain praying ritual of the Cham Brahman in Ninh Thuan

The Cham Brahman community in Ninh Thuan schedule to organize the rain praying ceremony at three temples of Po Klaung Garai, Po Rame and Po Inu Nugar on July 26-28.

Interfaith Group Urges Removal of Buddhist, Jain, and Hindu Statues from Nightclubs

Buddhist religious leaders joined Christian, Hindu, Jewish, and Jain leaders in a joint statement issued on 24 June calling for the removal of religious imagery from nightclubs across the United States. Specifically, they are targeting clubs run by the California-based company Live Nation, which has locations in Anaheim, Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, and New Orleans as part of its House of Blues network.

Quang Binh province honors practical contributions of Catholic communities

The Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics (CSVC)  in Quang Binh province held on July 2 a meeting to honor “Good People, Good Deeds” in Catholic communities for 2015-2020 period.

Dong Thap province relic site honors father of President Ho Chi Minh

The complex honoring Nguyễn Sinh Sắc – the father of President Ho Chi Minh – in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap was recognized as a national relic site in 1992. The site is in Pham Huu Lau street, Cao Lanh city.

Islam community in An Giang convenes fourth congress

The Islam Community in An Giang province successfully held its fourth congress for the 2020-2025 tenure on July 1-2 at NekMah temple located in Tan Chau district’s Chau Phong commune.

Hoa Hao Buddhist community in Dong Thap reviews six-month implementation of environmental protection program

The Executive Board of Hoa Hao Buddhism in Thanh Binh district’s Thanh Binh town of Dong Thap province has reviewed the six-month implementation of a program on environmental protection launched in the locality.

GCRA’s Party Committee convenes 7th congress

The 7th congress of the Party Committee of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA)  for the 2020 – 2025 tenure took place successfully on July 2.

Religions in Vietnam are completely protected

The US Department of State has issued a Report on International Religious Freedom 2019 giving inaccurate, unverified information about the situation in Vietnam. Vietnamese religious dignitaries and followers are disappointed about the report and insist that in Vietnam, religious practices and freedom of religion and belief are ensured. Religious followers have contributed to upholding social morality and traditions of humanity and compassion.

Government religious committee visits VBS in Kon Tum

Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Vũ Chiến Thắng led on June 26 a delegation to visit the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Kon Tum province based in Hue Chieu pagoda in Kon Tum city.

Seminar on Muslim community in Vietnam held in An Giang

An Giang provincial Committee for Religious Affairs in collaboration with the Institute of Religious Studies under the Vietnam Academy for Social Sciences held on June 30, 2020 a seminar on the Muslim community in Vietnam.

Caodai parish in Ben Tre holds general meeting

The management board of Binh Thoi parish under Verity Caodai Church in Ben Tre province’s Dinh Dai district held the 5th general meeting for 2020-2025 tenure at its orator on June 29.

Vietnam's Mother Goddess worship honored

A program to honor Mother Goddess worshipping practice - an intangible cultural heritage of humanity recognized by UNESCO took place in Hanoi on June 28.

Dao ethnic cultural festival kicks off in Quang Ninh

The 3rd culture and sports festival of Dao ethnic group opened on June 27-28 in Ha Lau commune, Quang Ninh province’s Tien Yen with many cultural performances and sporting activities.

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