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Burning of votive paper practically reduced at Ponagar tower

Training on state management on belief, religion held in Ninh Thuan

Program promoting exchanges of ethnic and religious youth held in Binh Duong

Reaching consensus on compiling nomination dossier for recognizing Complex of Yen Tu Monuments and Landscape as World Heritage

Ethnic committee in Kien Giang extends congratulations to Khmer people on Sene Dolta Festival

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Hoang Phuc pagoda in Quang Binh holds Summer Buddhist course 2020

As many as 150 Buddhists in Quang Binh province have attended a Buddhist course held on July 17-19 in Hoang Phuc pagoda located in the province’s Le Thuy district.

Religions in Dong Thap actively participate in environmental protection, social charities

A religious group for environmental protection and climate change response in Tan Thuan Tay commune, Dong Thap province’s Cao Lanh city in collaboration with local authorities held on July 20 a program for clearing and cleaning environmental space and collecting rubbishes in the locality.

135-year-old cathedral finally goes down, to get like-for-like replacement

Bui Chu Cathedral in northern Vietnam is being demolished and will be rebuilt at the same site based on its original, 135-year-old blueprint.

Caodai Tay Ninh church in Tien Giang province closes annual religious training

The closing ceremony for the Tay Ninh Caodai church’s the religious tenets training course 2020 took place on July 17 in commune 4 Caodai parish of Tien Giang province’s Go Cong town.

Russian court fines influential monk who denies virus exists

A Russian court on Monday ordered an influential monk, who has denied the existence of the new coronavirus and urged his followers to ignore government lockdown orders, to pay a fine for fomenting enmity through his sermons.

Vietnam respects human rights in cyberspace

The Vietnamese Party and State pay attention to ensuring people’s right to access information because it’s a fundamental human right.

Government Religious Committee holds legal workshop for Presbyterian Church in Da Nang

 The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) held on July 16-17 a legal workshop in Da Nang city for guiding religious practices in accordance with the Law on Belief and Religion 2016 for key members of the Vietnam Presbyterian Church.

UNESCO Center for Buddhism Studies and Application opens its representative office

The UNESCO Center for Buddhism Studies and Application of Vietnam held a ceremony on July 15 to announce its decision to open a representative office in the Central coastal-Central Highlands region.

Correction-Path Caodai Church celebrates 139th birthday anniversary of Founder Nguyễn Ngọc Tương

The 139 Birthday Anniversary of Pope Nguyễn Ngọc Tương, Founder of Correction-Path Caodai Sect was solemnly celebrated at a ceremony held on July 15 in Ben Tre Holy See in Ben Tre Province.

First Catholic village in Ha Tinh recognized as new-style residential area

Binh Yen Catholic village in Binh Hoa Catholic community under Trai Le parish in Ha Tinh province’s Can Loc district has the population of 400 people with 172 families.

Catholic charity clinic in Kien Giang

Nhan Dao (Humanity) Clinic, a Catholic facility under Long Xuyen Diocese located in Kien Giang’s Tan Hiep district, is well-known for its medical charities and health services

MOHA’s Party Committee pays tribute to martyrs in Quang Tri

A delegation from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA)’ Party Committee visited on July 14 Quang Tri Ancient Citadel, Truong Son National Martyrs'  Cemetery and the Road number 9 Martyrs' Cemetery on occasion of the War Invalids and Martyrs Day.

Requiem held at Vi Xuyen’s National Martyrs’ Cemetery

Ha Giang authorities in collaboration with the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in the province held on July 11 a requiem for martyrs at the Vi Xuyen’s National Martyrs’ Cemetery in the province.

Seminar on new ethnic, religious issues

The Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) and the Political Institute of the People's Police of Vietnam co-hosted on July 13 a seminar themed “Understanding of new ethnic & religious issues, and tasks assigned the People’s police force”.

Worship of Hung Kings – an intangible heritage of Vietnam

The practice of worshiping the Hung Kings in Phu Tho province was recognized by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage in 2012. The Hung Kings ritual, which has existed for thousands of years, shows the enduring vitality of Vietnamese culture.

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