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Home affairs department in Quang Binh extends Christmas greetings to local Catholics

Dak Lak leaders extend Christmas greetings to religious dignitaries

Representative committee of Islamic community in Ninh Thuan holds training on Arabic teaching

Front leader pays pre-Christmas visit to religious dignitaries

Religious affairs committee in Da Nang receives US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh city

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Thay Thim temple festival in Binh Thuan

Thay Thim temple cultural – tourist festival 2018 took place on October 22-24 in Tan Tien village, Lagi town, Binh Thuan province.

GCRA holds seminar on integration process of Protestantism in Vietnam

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on October 19 a seminar on Protestantism in Vietnam and its integration process toward native culture and community life.

UN Panel Declares France’s ‘Burqa Ban’ Violates Muslim Women’s Rights

The U.N. Human Rights Committee has declared that France’s ban on full-face Islamic veils, such as the niqab and burqa, is a violation of Muslim women’s rights.

Buddhist chapter in Tien Giang presents charitable houses to local disadvantaged women

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s sub-committee for nun affairs in Tien Giang province in collaboration with the VBS’s executive board in the province’s Cai Lay district presented on October 18-19 several charity houses to families to disadvantaged women in the locality.

Fish release by Buddhists in Ben Tre

The executive committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in Ben Tre province in collaboration with the provincial fisheries association held on October 21 a ceremony for resleasing over 2 tons of live fish into Ham Luong river.

Sagrada Familia gets building licence 136 years after work began

More than a century after its first stone was laid and 92 years after its famously ascetic architect was fatally struck by a tram, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona is finally getting its paperwork in order.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha holds conference on Khmer Theravada Buddhism in Ca Mau

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in collaboration with the Khmer Theravada Buddhism held on October 20 the 8th conference on Khmer Theravada Buddhism in Ca Mau province.

New Caodai oratory inaugurated in Tay Ninh

Dong Khoi Caodai parish under Tay Ninh Caodai Church in Tay Ninh province’s Chau Thanh district solemnly inaugurated its new oratory at a ceremony held on October 20.

Construction of new Protestant church started in Lam Dong

Klong Ngơr A Protestant chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) in Lam Dong province’s Lac Duong district solemnly held a ground-breaking ceremony on October 20 for the construction of its church.

Ha Tinh authorities invest 6 billion VND to preserve traditional values of Chut ethnic group

Ha Tinh provincial People’s Committee on October 18 approved for the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism to prepare a project on preservation of traditional values of Chut ethnic minority people in Rao Tre village, Huong Lien commune, Huong Khe district.

At least 55 killed in communal violence in Central Nigeria

More than 55 people have been killed in a new eruption of communal violence in central Nigeria, officials said on Sunday.

Religious organizations in Tien Giang support fund-raising for the poor

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee (VFF) in Tien Giang held on October 17 a meeting to review the fund raising for the poor in 2018 and launch “Month For the Poor” (October 17 – November 18).

Card. Parolin presides over Mass for peace on Korean peninsula

The celebration was attended by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife, visiting the Vatican. Moon thanked Pope Francis for his support for the path of reconciliation between the North and the South. The hope that the Holy See's involvement will convince the most skeptical Koreans and the international community.

Buddhist monk hands over classrooms for ethnic minority pupils in Binh Phuoc

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Board in Binh Phuoc province’s Bu Dang district has handed over two classrooms for pupils in Kim Dong elementary school in Duc Lieu commune, Bu Dang district at a ceremony on October 12.

Government religious committee receives US Counselor in Vietnam

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted on October 18 a reception for visiting Counselor of the US Embassy in Vietnam Noah Zaring.

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