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Hòa Hảo Buddhism holds the fourth term General Congress (2014 - 2019)

On May 22, 2014, at An Hoa Tu, Phu My town, Phu Tan district, An Giang, Hòa Hảo Buddhism held the fourth – term General Congress (2014 - 2019) with the participation of 800 Hòa Hảo Buddhism delegates in localities.

Hà Tĩnh: Old flag discovered

After two days of working on more that 3,500 pages of old documents in old Chinese and Vietnamese written languages (Han – Nom), experts from the general scientific library of Hochiminh city discovered a flag under Le The Tong dynasty, and currently kept by Dang family lineage in Thach Bang commune (Loc Ha district).

The preparatory meeting of the fourth-term General Congress of Hòa Hảo Buddhism (2014 - 2019)

On May 21, 2014, at the An Hoa Tu Hall, Phu My town, Tan Phu district, An Giang province, the Central Executive Committee of Hòa Hảo Buddhism held a preparatory meeting of the fourth-term General Congress (2014 - 2019).

An Giang province: Ba Chua Xu festival 2014 celebrated

On May 20, 2014, at the place for keeping steles of martyrs, a palanquin ceremony of Ba Chua Xu statue officially took place as a main activity of the Ba Chua Xu temple festival 

Binh Duong province stone laying ceremony for the construction of Phuoc An pagoda

On May 18, 2015, the Thu Dau Mot’s Buddhist Representative Board conducted the stone – laying ceremony for the construction of Phuoc An pagoda. Attending the ceremony were Mr. Nguyễn Minh Đức, former Provincial Party Committee Secretary.

Quang Nam province: Spiritual refreshment and Holy Communion for Protestant women

On May, 18, 2014, the Truong Xuan church held a Spiritual refreshment and Holy Communion for 7 Women Boards of the chapters namely: Truong An, Phong Thu, Chien Dan, Phuong Hoa, Tien Qua, Tam Ky and Truong Xuan.

Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen monastery holds an inaugurations ceremony

An inauguration ceremony of Truc Lam Phuong Nam Zen monastery was held on May 17, 2014 at My Khanh commune, Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. 

Archdiocese of Xuan Loc, the Executive Board of the provincial Buddhist Sangha and Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in Dong Nai province send letters to dignitaries, deacons and believers on the East Sea situation

To join the people in whole country against China’s unilateral action of placing oil rig HD - 981 in Vietnam’s continental shelf in the East Sea, on May 15 and 16, 2014, Archdiocese of Xuan Loc, the Executive Board of the provincial Buddhist Sangha and Cao Dai Tay Ninh Church in Dong Nai province sent letters to dignitaries, deacons and believers on the East Sea situation.

Cutural Board of Đà Nẵng Buddhism presents gifts to fishery surveillance force

On May 20th, Venerable Thích Quảng Tâm, Member of the Executive Board of Đà Nẵng’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha; 

Congratulation to the General Congress of Hòa Hảo Buddhism

On occasion of the 4th General Congress of Hòa Hảo Buddhism, President of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Nguyễn Thiện Nhân sent a letter congratulating delegates of Hòa Hảo Buddhism.

An Giang: Bà Chúa Xứ (Regional Goddess) Festival

The Bà Chúa Xứ (Regional Goddess) Festival, also called worshiping Goddess festival, is held annually from 23rd to 27th of the fourth lunar month at Bà Chúa Xứ temple in Nui Sam ward (former Vinh Te commune) Chau Doc city, An Giang province. Bà Chúa Xứ temple, located at the foot of  Sam mountain, is an important historical, architectural and spiritual heritage of An Giang province and in the region, attracting more than 2 million visitors each year. Bà Chúa Xứ Festival was recognized as the national festival by the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism in 2001.

Lạng Sơn inaugurates a new chapel for the Tiền Hậu Protestant congregation

On May 17th, 2014, Tiền Hậu Protestant congregation under the Vietnamese Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Nothern) held a ceremony to inaugurate its new chapel.

Ho Chi Minh City: New Protestant congregation comes into sight.

On May 17th, 2013, the Chinese –origin Tuyên Ân Đường Protestant congregation held a ceremony for thanksgiving and coming into sight. 

The Dong Nai People’s Council holds a meeting with voters representing religious organizations in the locality

On May 16 and 17, 2014, the Dong Nai People’s Council held a meeting with voters representing dignitaries, deacons, believers and religious organizations in the locality prior to the 10th session of the provincial People’s Council (8th term)

The East Sea situation informed to religious dignitaries

On May 20, more than 120 outstanding religious dignitaries, academics, and members of the public in An Giang province attended a conference on the East Sea situation. They protested China’s illegal placement of oil rig Haiyang Shiyou 981 in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone.

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