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VBS chapter in Ninh Binh releases over large number of fish into Hoang Long River

The executive committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s chapter in Ninh Binh has released a large number of fish into the natural environment at a ceremony held on June 17.

Caodai Parish in Tien Giang inaugurates new worshipping temple

An Lac Huynh My parish under the Ante-creation Caodai Church in Tien Giang province inaugurated its new main worshipping temple at a solemn ceremony held on June 16.

Tay Ninh Caodai church in Tien Giang opens ceremonial training 2020

The Tay Ninh Caodai Church’s Representative Committee in Tien Giang province opened the ceremonial training 2020 at a ceremony held on June 15 in the province.

Vietnam Baptist church opens religious training in Ca Mau

The Vietnam Baptist Church opened a religious training at a ceremony held on June 15 in Ca Mau province.

Sisters of Congregation of Lovers of Holy Cross in Hue profess first vow

The congregation of Lovers of Holy Cross in Hue Archdiocese held on June 15 a solemn ceremony for 23 nuns of the congregation to make their first vow.

Khmer culture at Xiem Can pagoda

The Xiem Can Pagoda in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu has attracted many visitors with its splendid beauty and great hospitality of the local people.

Vietnam Buddhist Sangha hosts blood donation program

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) in collaboration with the Vietnam Red Cross Society and the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion organized a blood donation program at Quan Su pagoda on June 13.

Catholic solidarity committee in Ninh Thuan reviews five-year emulation movement

The Committee for Solidarity of Catholics in Ninh Thuan province held on June 12 a conference reviewing the emulation movement for national construction and defense in the 2015-2020 period.

Evangelical Churches in Da Nang, Hau Giang appoint superintendents

Missionary Nguyễn Bắc Phương was formally appointed as Superintendent of Non Nuoc Evangelical Church under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) (South) in Da Nang city at a ceremony held on June 12. 

VBS chapter in Bac Ninh reviews six-month Buddhist affairs

The Executive Committee of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in Bac Ninh province reviewed its six-month performance at a meeting held on June 10 in Bac Ninh city.

The event taking place at Dai Thanh pagoda was chaired by Senior Venerable Thích Thanh Phụng, Chairman of the provincial VBS committee, and attended by members of the executive committee.

Guests at the event included Acting Chairman of the provincial Committee for Religious Affairs Chu Quang Hảo.

As reported at the event, in the first six months of 2020, the VBS’s executive committee in Bac Ninh province recorded good results in Buddhist affairs such as successful organizations of festivals, including the Buddha Birthday Festival, and strict implementations of Prime Minister’s directions for preventing Covid-19 pandemic by suspending all large Buddhist gatherings. According to the VBS committee, nine monks and nuns have been ordained as abbots and abbesses of pagodas in the province for the first half 2020.

Regarding social charities, the provincial VBS chapter have presented 2,427 gift sets valued at over 1.368 billion VND in total to local disadvantaged households on occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year 2020, donated cash and health equipments valued at 416 million VND to the Covid-19 prevention and control work, and set up two free Rice ATMs and presented necessities to workers facing difficulties due to the epidemic with the contributing value of at 2.1 billion VND.

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Vietnam respects freedom of religion and belief: FM spokesperson

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang reiterated on June 11 Vietnam’s consistent policy of respecting and guaranteeing the right of citizens to follow or not follow any religion or belief.

Buddhist executive committee in Quang Nam presents gifts to disadvantaged people

A delegation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Executive Committee in Quang Nam province extended on June 9 charity visits to disadvantaged people in the province’s Nam Giang district.

Vietnam's church among ten leading pink buildings to visit worldwide

Tan Dinh church in Ho Chi Minh City is among the ten most beautiful pink buildings to visit globally.

Hoa Hoa Buddhist dignitary makes practical contributions to education promotion in An Giang

Over the past years, many Hoa Hao Buddhist dignitaries have been regarded as shining examples in promoting socio-economic developments in localities.

Buddhist studies institute in Ho Chi Minh City opens summer retreat

The Management Council of the Vietnam Institute for Buddhist Studies in Ho Chi Minh City held on June 7 a solemn ceremony for opening the summer retreat course 2020 (B.E. 2564).

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