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The thanksgiving and inauguration ceremony for a new chapel held at Binh An congregation

On August 14th, 2914, the Protestant Binh An congregation (Bac Son district, Lang Son province) solemnly held a thanksgiving and inauguration ceremony for its new chapel. Attending the ceremony were Pastors representing of the Executive Committee of Vietnam Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Northern), evangelists and believers in locality.

Tien Giang province: The provincial Committee for Religious Affairs inspects state administration on religion in the districts of Cai Lay and Tan Phuoc

To implement the inspection and examination plan 2014 in order to enhance the effectiveness of state’s administration on religious affairs and recommend measures to overcome shortcomings in state’s administration on religion in the province, on August 12th, 2014, the provincial Committee for Religious Affairs under Department of Home Affairs had working sessions at the Office of Home Affairs in the districts Cai Lay and Tan Phuoc.

Exhibition of old jars in Ho Chi Minh City

A showroom exhibiting old jars has been held in the traditional House of Ho Chi Minh City Diocese (6 Ton Duc Thang str., District 1) and remained open until October 15, 2014.

“The loving home” inaugurated for a Catholic family in My Duc, Hanoi

On August 19, the Women Association of Hanoi Public Security in coordination with the Public Security and Women Board of My Duc district held a ceremony to inaugurate the “loving house” for the family of Mr. Nguyen Van Chinh and his wife Phạm Thị Trực in Nghia village, Xuy Xa commune, My Duc district, Hanoi.

Efforts to start making the film on Buddha Trần Nhân Tông

After 3 years of preparation, the movie Buddha Trần Nhân Tông – a story telling about the life and dignity of a talented and prominent King in the history of Vietnam – the founder of Trúc Lâm Zen (consisting of 45 episodes, directed by Meritorious Artist Văn Lượng, and the scenario written by writer Lê Phương) was expected to shoot in this September. On the August 9th, the film crew had an exchange audience in the Ho Chi Minh city.

Ho Chi Minh City: Training for Protestant Children Boards held

From August 20 to August 22, 2014, at To Hien Thanh church, the Youth Committee under the General Confederation of Evangelical Churches of Vietnam (Southern) in coordination with the Protestant Representative Committee in Ho Chi Minh City held a training workshop for Children Boards and teachers of churches in the locality, with a participation of about 350 people. 

Dong Nai provincial Committee for Religious Affairs meets Protestant delegates to the VII Religious Professionals Conference in Da Lat, Lam Dong province

On August 15, 2014, at the headquarters of Dong Nai provincial Committee for Religious Affairs, a meeting was held between leaders of the provincial Committee for Religious Affairs and pastors, commissioned pastors and evangelists of the General Confederation of Evangelical Churches (Southern) as Dong Nai province’s delegates to the upcoming VII Religious Professionals Conference in Da Lat, Lam Dong province

The Protestant Representative Board of Khanh Hoa province holds a prayer and fellowship meeting

On August 13th, 2014, at Vinh Luong church, the Protestant Representative Board of Khanh Hoa province held the regular prayer and fellowship meeting for August 2014 with the participation of Pastor Lê Văn Thiện, Vice Chairman of the religious professionals Board, Pastors, commissioned Pastors, Evangelists, key people in charge of Congregations and believers in Khanh Hoa province with total of about 70 participants.

Ly Son parish holds a ceremony for inauguration and consecration of the Ly Son church

Ly Son church was built in 1972, due to time and harsh weather in Ly Son island, the church degraded seriously. In 2012, Ly Son parish held the stone-laying ceremony for the construction of its new church. On August 13th, 2014, the parish community organized a ceremony for inauguration and consecration of the new church.

The Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha congratulates the Ministry of Public Security on the occasion of the 69th founding anniversary of the People’s Public Security

On August 18, a delegation from the Central Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) led by Most Venerable Thích Thanh Nhiễu, Vice Chairman of the VBS Executive Council, visited and congratulated the Ministry of Public Security on the occasion of the 69th Traditional Day of the People’s Public Security. Welcoming the delegation in Hanoi were General Trần Đại Quang, Member of the Political Bureau, Minister of Public Security, and Major General Tô Lâm, Member of the Central Party Committee, Deputy Minister of Public Security.

Tay Ninh province: Bửu Long – Bau Tuong pagoda organizes the Buddhist Parents Day Festival 2014

On August 13th, a Buddhist Parents Day Festival 2014(B.E 2558) ceremony was solemnly held at Bửu Long- Bau Tuong pagoda- a provincial historical and cultural relic in Ben Cau dist, Tay Ninh province.

Dong Nai province: The Executive Board of provincial Vietnam Buddhist Sangha holds a closing summer retreat ceremony of Mahayana Buddhism and Mendicant Buddhism

The provincial Executive Board of Dong Nai’s Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) held a closing summer retreat ceremony of Mahayana Buddhism and Mendicant Buddhism

Books presented to Pitu Khôsa Răngsay pagoda

On August 15, under the national target program 2014, the Library of Can Tho City presented books to Pitu Khôsa Răngsây pagoda.

The General Evangelical Church of Vietnam (Northern) congratulates Hanoi’s Public Security

On occasion of the traditional Day of People’s Public Security (19/8/1945 –19/8/2014), on August 14, a delegation from the General Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN-Northern) visited and congratulated Hanoi’s Public Security. Lt. General Nguyễn Đức Chung, Member of the Standing Board of Hanoi Party Committee, Secretary of Hanoi Public Security’s Party Commission, Director of Hanoi Public Security welcomed the delegation.

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc visits the Association for solidarity of patriotic monks in Soc Trang province

On August 12th, during a working visit to Soc Trang Province, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc visited the Association for solidarity of patriotic monks.

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