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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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Trung Sisters Temple-Pagoda-Communal House recognised as special national relic site

The Trung Sisters Temple-Pagoda-Communal House complex in Dong Nhan ward, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi, has been recognised as a special national relic site.

Buddhist committee in Tien Giang visits monks, nuns in Covid-19 quarantine camp

Senior Venerable Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Tien Giang province Thích Quảng Lộc paid a visit on May 21 to Buddhist monks and nuns living in Covid-19 quarantine camp based in the military school in the locality.

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral among world’s most beautiful: US news site

American news site Business Insider has picked Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, built in the French colonial times, among world’s 19 most beautiful cathedrals.

New acting Chairman of Caodai Church’s representative committee in Ninh Thuan appointed

Priest Ngọc Quân Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Tay Ninh Caodai Church’s representative committee in Ninh Thuan province was formally appointed as Acting Chairman of the Caodai representative committee at a ceremony held on May 24.

New evangelical church inaugurated in Gia Lai

Plei Pham Evangelical Chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) in Chu Se district’s Barmaih commune of Gia Lai province held on May 22 a solemn ceremony for consecrating its new church.

The Bru Van Kieu's rituals of worshipping the souls of the living

The Van Kieu ethnic minority has been living along the Truong Sơn mountain range in central Vietnam for centuries. Because they rely heavily on the forest for their subsistence, the Van Kieu have developed a strong faith in supernatural forces. This helps to explain why they have maintained so many ancient customs and traditions despite their social evolution. Worshipping the souls of the living is one such ttradition.

Buddhist summer retreats to observe Covid-19 preventive measures

The Buddhist summer retreat 2020 – B.E 2564 will be held from the 16th of the 4th leap month to the 16th of the 7th month according to the lunar calendar.

Tay Ninh Caodai Church appoints its leading representative commttee in Ho Chi Minh city

The Tay Ninh Caodai Church formally appointed a new vice chairman of its representative committee in Ho Chi Minh city at a ceremony held on May 17.

Buddhist pagoda in Dong Nai presents 200 gift sets to disadvantaged people

Phuoc An pagoda located in Long Thanh district’s Long An commune of Dong Nai province on May 19 presented 200 gift sets to visually impaired people, Agent Orange victims, lonely seniors and disadvantaged people in the district.

Buddhist monk in Hau Giang honored for community works

Venerable Thích Quảng Nguyên, Abbot of Bao Tinh pagoda located in Hau Giang province is one of typical examples in community services.

Religions in Can Tho make practical contributions for social development

Over the past years, religious organizations in Can Tho city have proactively participated in movements launched by local authorities and made practical contributions for the socio-economic development in the locality.

PM cuts ribbon to launch temple dedicated to President Ho’s ancestors

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on May 16 cut the ribbon to inaugurate a temple dedicated to the ancestors of President Ho Chi Minh in Kim Lien commune, Nam Dan district, the central province of Nghe An where the president was born.

Vietnam records no new Covid-19 case Monday morning

The Health Ministry confirmed no new Covid-19 patients Monday morning, marking the 32nd consecutive day without community transmission of the disease.

Hanoi reopens museums and relic sites

Museums in Hanoi started welcoming visitors again from May 14.

Uncle Hồ’s 130th birthday to be celebrated nationwide

Many arts and cultural activities like exhibitions, performances and a film week will be held nationwide to celebrate the 130th anniversary of President Hồ Chí Minh’s birthday, which falls on May 19.

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