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New Caodai oratory inaugurated in Ben Tre

The management board of Quoi Dien-Hoa Loi Caodai Parish under the Tay Ninh Caodai Church located in Ben Tre province’s Thanh Phu district held on August 4 the inauguration ceremony for the parish’s new oratory.

Hue Archdiocese organizes fine art exhibition

The Pastoral Council of Hue Archdiocese in collaboration with the Domini Art opened on August 3 an exhibition on paintings and statues.

Over 650 Buddhist monks, followers register for blood, organ donation

Hanoi (VNA) – More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4. 

Sala – the place preserving Khmer traditional customs in villages

For Khmer people, the sala in each pagoda is traditionally a kind of meeting place for Buddhists, the preaching hall for monks, and the venue for receiving visitors to the pagoda during the Traditional New Year and traditional events.

Islamic community in Hanoi

Vietnam currently has five Islamic organizations recognized by the state, including the management board of Al Noor Mosque in Hanoi and four representative committees of Islamic communities in Ho Chi Minh city and provinces of Tay Ninh, An Giang and Ninh Thuan.

Leaders of home affairs ministry, government religious committee receive Buddhist delegation

On occasion of the 64th anniversary of the state governance on religion, a delegation of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) paid on August 2 visits to the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs.

Government religious committee receives Pure-land Buddhist delegation

Vice Chairman of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs (GCRA) Bùi Thanh Hà hosted a reception on August 1 for a visiting delegation of the Pure-land Buddhist Association

Vietnamese pagodas among some of world's most beautiful

Trấn Quốc Pagoda and Bửu Long Pagoda have been listed as some of the world’s most beautiful Buddhist pagodas by National Geographic.

Vesak 2019 demonstrates VN’s respect for freedom of religion: Deputy PM

The successful organisation of the 16th United Nations Day of Vesak earlier this year helped demonstrate Vietnam’s respect for the freedom of belief and religion, Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình said at a meeting on July 29.

VBS hold seminar on practices for sustainable development

The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s Central Committee for Buddhists’ Guidance held on July 28 a seminar on practices for sustainable development at Khai Nguyen pagoda located in Hanoi’s Son Tay district.

Phu Cam cathedral holds Confirmation Mass

President of the Viet Nam Catholic Bishops’ Conference cum Archbishop of Hue archdiocese Joseph Nguyễn Chí Linh chaired on July 28 a Confirmation Mass at Phu Cam cathedral.

Hue Archdiocese holds missionary training

Hue Archdiocese organized a training course with the title “Baptized and Sent” for missionaries in the Hue Archdiocese on July 24-26.

Phan Rang Protestant Church holds bible course 2019

Phan Rang Evangelical Chapter under the Evangelical Church of Vietnam (ECVN) held from July 15-25 the bible course 2019 for 93 Protestant followers in the province.

Dak Glei district authorities hold exchange meeting with dignitaries of World Mission Church

Dak Glei district People’s Committee in Kon Tum province held on July 26 an exchange meeting with dignitaries of the United World Mission Church in the locality.

Khmer monks in Go Quao district make proactive contribution to local development

Go Quao district in Kien Giang province currently has 10,441 Khmer households, accounting for 31.29 percent of the population in the district. Most of them follow Theravada Buddhism with 14 worshipping pagodas.

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