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Evangelical Church (North) extends Tet greetings to GCRA

Pastor President of the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (North) (ECVN) Nguyễn Hữu Mạc paid on January 15 a visit to the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) ahead of Lunar New Year 2019.

Center for cultural preservation of South Central Highlands inaugurated

Duc Bon A Lan Nha pagoda located in Binh Phuoc province’s Bu Dang district held on January 13 a ceremony for inaugurating a center for cultural preservation.

Inauguration of village temple in Phu Tho

Local people in Phu Thinh village of Viet Tri city’s Thuy Van commune held on January 13 a ceremony for inauguration of the village temple.

35,000 Buddhists attend Buddha’s enlightenment ceremony in Ba Ria – Vung Tau

About 35,000 Buddhist followers gathered on January 11-13 in Phat Quang pagoda located in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province for celebrating the Buddha’s enlightenment anniversary.

Parishioners in Thanh Hoa engages in homeland development

Nong Cong district in Thanh Hoa province is home to 13 Catholic communities under five parishes with about 10,000 Catholic members.

Here's how Muslim women just made history in America

There were emotional scenes in Washington DC when the balance of power finally shifted in favour of females in US Congress.

Major pagoda in Hai Duong province gets upgrade

The first phase of the rehabilitation and expansion of Vinh Quang Pagoda in Hung Son commune of Thanh Mien district, the northern province of Hai Duong, has completed, making it one of the biggest Buddhist temples in the locality.

Government religious committee and Vietnam Buddhist sangha hold exchange meeting

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) had an exchange meeting on January 08 with the Standing Board of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Council on Buddhist affairs 2018 and major events 2019.

New management board of Nui Ba temple complex appointed

A ceremony to formally announce the management board of the Nui Ba pagoda complex located in Tay Ninh city’s Ninh Son ward for the 2017-2022 tenure was held on January 9.

Vietnam United Gospel Outreach Church visits GCRA

A delegation of the Vietnam United Gospel Outreach Church led by General Superintendent Phạm Đình Nhẫn on January 10 visited the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) on occasion of the New Year 2019.

New heads of Caodai parishes in Tien Giang appointed

Tan Huong and Long An parishes under the Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Tien Giang province’s Chau Thanh district held on January 07 separate ceremonies for formally appointing new heads of manage boards.

GCRA leader receives Vietnam General Baptist Church

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted a reception on January 09 for a visiting delegation from the Vietnam General Baptist Church on occasion of New Year 2019

Can Tho: Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute’s first phase completed

The first phase of the construction of the Khmer Theravada Buddhist Institute was inaugurated in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on January 9.

United World Mission Church ordains new pastors in Da Nang

The Vietnam United World Mission Church held a ceremony on January 09 for formally ordaining 13 new pastors.

Pure-land Buddhist chapter in Tien Giang province reviews activities 2018

The annual meeting for reviewing activities 2018 and outlining working plans of Hung Hoa temple chapter under the Vietnam Pure-Land Buddhist Association in Tien Giang province was held on January 6.

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